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Now is Time to Get Vaccinated against Flu!

The best known way to prevent getting influenza is getting a flu shot. Continue reading

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Make This Winter a Little More Comfortable for Everyone

If you have a young patient who really, really dislikes the flu shot, discuss the nasal spray flu vaccine with both the child’s parents, and the child. Continue reading

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Get Ready for Flu Season

Flu seasons are unpredictable but it is not too soon to start preparing for this year’s influenza outbreak. Continue reading

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Protect Yourself from the Flu – Minus Needles

There are many reasons why people skip their annual flu vaccine, and for most people, the reason is fear of needles. Continue reading

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Flu Season is Upon Us – Make Sure to Educate Your Patients and Your Staff

When we talk about flu season, it’s almost as if there are two separate audiences to worry about. The first, of course, is your patients. And educating them on the importance of getting a flu shot is an ongoing challenge. Continue reading

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What Kinds of Flu Vaccines are Available?

The “flu shot” — an inactivated vaccine (containing killed virus) that is given with a needle, usually in the arm. The flu shot is approved for use in people older than 6 months, including healthy people and people with chronic medical conditions. Continue reading

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Key Facts About Flu Vaccines and Flu Test Kits

Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is a respiratory infection that can cause severe health complications, especially in young kids and older adults. Flu vaccines are the most effective way to prevent the flu. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone ages 6 months and older obtain the flu vaccine each year. Continue reading

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