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Who Should Get a Flu Vaccine?

The flu vaccine is common enough, but there are still many people who aren't getting one. Should you be lining up? In a word - yes. According to federal health agency recommendations, pretty much a…

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First GMO Flu Vaccine Approved for U.S. Patients

In a technological leap forward, medical company Protein Sciences has produced and gotten approval by the FDA for a flu vaccine made of genetically engineered proteins gathered from caterpillars. Adu…

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Should You Get a Flu Shot? The Complete Guide

It’s that time again. Flu season is upon us, and everywhere we turn — from the family doctor’s office to the nightly news — we are reminded to get our flu shot. It couldn’t be easier: You can get…

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Swine Flu Vaccine: What To Do?

Summer is over and the question I am being asked most frequently in my practice is, "what do I do about Swine flu?" My patients are wondering whether or not they should get vaccinated and the simple a…

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