vaccine

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CDC Expands Recommendations For Vaccine Against Meningitis B

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its recommendations for the vaccine against Meningitis B.

06/29/2015

Influenza vaccine sit in a basket at a University Medical Center. ( File photo. Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Heat Blamed For Spray Vaccine’s Failure Against Swine Flu

The makers of the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine say now they know why it has failed to protect young U.S. children against swine flu — fragile doses got too warm.

02/26/2015

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Measles: “You Can Give It To Someone 4 Days Before You Know You Have It”

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention describes measles as “a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus. It spreads through the air through coughing and sneezing. Measles starts with a fever, runny nose, […]

WAOK-AM–02/03/2015

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Study: Staying Home And Watching TV May Help Reduce Flu Spread

Staying home and watching TV during a flu epidemic may help reduce the spread of the virus, a new study finds.

01/26/2015

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Here’s How To Keep Healthy This Flu Season

There are some simple and effective strategies to keep healthy this flu season.

10/22/2014

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

10/22/2014

The CDC recommends an HPV vaccine for all boys and girls ages 11 and 12. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Family: 12-Year-Old Daughter Died Hours After Getting HPV Vaccine

Wisconsin family says they are trying to understand why the girl died.

08/12/2014

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Study: Alcohol Can Boost Your Immune System

According to a new study, alcohol can boost your immune system.

12/24/2013

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Study: Vaccine Doesn’t Prevent People From Spreading Whooping Cough

A government study offers a new theory on why the whooping cough vaccine doesn’t seem to be working as well as expected.

11/25/2013

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Study: More Higher Income Parents Opt Out Of Whooping Cough Vaccine

A surge in whooping cough cases may be linked in part to parents’ refusal to vaccinate their children.

10/21/2013

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