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Staying Home & Watching TV May Reduce Flu Spread

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http://feedproxy.google.com — The urge to stay home and watch TV during a flu epidemic may not be such a bad idea, new research finds. Read More
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Flu Shot This Year Provides Weak Protection

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http://feedproxy.google.com — This year's flu vaccine is not very effective at preventing the flu, particularly among adults, according to new estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read More
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Anti-Flu Meds Are Especially Important This Flu Season, CDC Says

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http://feedproxy.google.com — This flu season is severe and health officials are urging people who become sick with the flu to consider using antiviral flu medications. Read More
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Flu at the zoo and other disasters: Experts help animal exhibitors prepare for the worst

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Here are three disaster scenarios for zoo or aquarium managers: one, a wildfire lunges towards your facility, threatening your staff and hundreds of zoo animals. Two, hurricane floodwaters pour into your basement, where more than 10,000 exotic fish and marine mammals live in giant tanks. Three, local poultry farmers report avian influenza (bird flu) in their chickens, a primary source of protein Read More
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Flu Shot Facts & Side Effects (Updated for 2014-2015)

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http://feedproxy.google.com — The seasonal flu shot is a yearly vaccine administered to protect against the flu, or influenza. In the United States, flu shots are recommended for everyone ages 6 months and older. Read More
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Flu Vaccine: Should Your Kids Get the Nasal Spray?

Posted by External 128 days ago General
http://feedproxy.google.com — In a new recommendation this flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that the nasal spray is the preferred flu vaccine for kids ages 2 to 8. Here's what you need to know. Read More
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Flu Shot Rate Up in Kids, But Adults Fall Short on Vaccination

Posted by External 129 days ago General
http://feedproxy.google.com — More U.S. children and adults are getting vaccinated against the flu, but public health officials say there's room for improvement in vaccination rates. Read More
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Flu Shot Recommended for All Pregnant Women

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Pregnant? Then you should get a flu shot, according to new guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Read More
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