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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

Politics

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

Narcolepsy

Is the Flu Vaccine Effective and What Are Common Side Effects of the Flu Shot?

Many people wonder whether the annual flu vaccination is effective in combatting flu. The simple answer is that effectiveness of the annual influenza vaccination depends on several factors. 467 more words

National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program

Cracking good science on egg allergens

This article was written by Lucie Van den Berg and first appeared in the Herald Sun

What came first – the chicken with the switched off allergen gene, or the allergy-free egg? 407 more words

News

2014/2015 flu season worst since 2009 pandemic

This year’s flu season is turning out to be one of the deadliest on record, according to new government health statistics.

Over 560 Canadians have died and more than 7,400 have been hospitalized as a result of the influenza virus during the 2014/2015 flu season which ends in August. 255 more words

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