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Health experts promise flu shot is more effective now than in years past

DENVER — Health officials are saying this year’s flu vaccination will be much more effective than in years past.

Last season the flu bug hit hard. 183 more words


Flu season begins: Will vaccine be effective?

October 1 is the official start of flu season and the first day local health departments start tracking flu cases.

The virus sent more than 4,700 people in Wisconsin to the hospital last year and health departments are already seeing people with flu-like symptoms admitted to the hospital this year. 359 more words


Parenting myth: "The Flu vaccine casues the flu"

Fall is here and WP has flu vaccine for all children over 6 months of age.  Please come into our office at noon 7 days/week to get your child vaccinated. 335 more words

Ramblings About Flu Season

September 23rd, 2015 marked the first day of fall, and with the season of fall always comes flu season!  As a quick educational recap, the flu (Influenza) is a nasty virus that is quite common from October through April, according to the… 164 more words

Health News

22 Ways to Survive Cold and Flu Season

Each year, the typical adult can expect to contract two or three colds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Skip the annual flu vaccine and you set yourself up for a bout of that as well. 1,394 more words

Benefits of Flu Vaccination for Senior Citizens

People 65 and older are at high risk of getting seriously ill, being hospitalized and dying from the flu. In frail elderly adults, hospitalizations can mark the beginning of a significant decline in overall health and mobility, potentially resulting in loss of the ability to live independently or to complete basic activities of daily living. 96 more words

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Health Experts: This Year's Flu Vaccine Better Than Last Year's

DENVER (CBS4)– Flu season is quickly approaching and health officials are optimistic that this year’s flu vaccine will be more effective than last year’s. But they also warn that influenza can be unpredictable. 206 more words