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Local Health Official Encourages Early Flu Vaccinations

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – It may seem a bit early, but local pharmacies are already beginning to offer the flu vaccine to customers.

Last year’s flu season provided some surprises-it peaked relatively early, then saw a resurgence when a late-mutated strain of the virus limited the vaccine’s effectiveness. 117 more words


The Lowdown On Flu And The Flu Vaccine

As the Summer winds down and we head toward Fall you’re starting to hear and see adverts informing you to get your annual flu shot. For many, this raises a lot of questions so I’ll attempt to provide some quick and easy answers and compelling reasons to get yours. 534 more words


The Best of Me.

I remember feeling “tired” for the longest time.

Ever since I was a preteen, during summer months, I can recall going to bed late (midnight?) only to wake up at noon the following day. 1,606 more words


Vaccinating Children: Pro & Con Arguments

Whether or not it should be required that children receive vaccines and whether or not vaccines are safe has been the subject of a lot of debate from a lot of people. 2,707 more words


Doctors find good results in this new approach to the flu — and it doesn't target the flu at all

A new vaccine — that doesn’t actually target the flu — could soon save the nearly 3,700 people annually who die from the virus.

Researchers at the University of Toronto have tried this new approach, a vaccine that stops fluid from leaking into the lungs, and have found success in warding off the worst of the symptoms, which lead to 200,000 hospitalizations a year in the U.S. 188 more words

Health And Medicine

Of medicine, elephants and cherry trees

— Why do elephants paint their toenails red?
— So they can hide in cherry trees.
— Really? Sounds crazy to me…
— Ever seen an elephant in a cherry tree?
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Conventional Medicine

Legal ruling forces government to compensate people with swine flu vaccination injuries

From Narcolepsy UK Facebook site

We won’t re-write what has already been written here but it goes without saying that we are proud to have been involved in supporting this case with our efforts. 212 more words