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Get Set for a Healthy Winter

Posted by Jane Farrell

Here, experts from the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) share tips on how you can get through the cold-weather season while doing what you need to avoid colds and … Read More→

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A Call for A Better Flu Vaccine

Posted by Jane Farrell

A 10-year analysis of statistics on the influenza B virus could lead to better flu immunization programs, researchers say. The study was led by Assistant Professor Vijay Dhanasekaran and Associate … Read More→

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High-Dose Flu Vaccine Best for Elderly

Posted by Sondra Forsyth Sondra Forsyth

High-dose influenza vaccine is 24 percent more effective than the standard-dose vaccine in protecting people ages 65 and over against influenza illness and its complications, according to a study led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville TN and published August 13th 2014 in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).