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Who Is (and Is Not) Getting the Flu Shot
Despite all the education about the flu vaccine, people in some groups still aren't getting the shot.
There's a New Vaccine This Flu Season
There's going to be a new player in the upcoming flu season.
Nasal Spray Vs. Standard Flu Vaccine
Researchers have been unceratin of the type of flu vaccine that is most effective at offering community protection — until now.
Got Diabetes? The Flu Vaccine May Help Your Health
Flu vaccination may lower the risk of hospital admission in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.
A Way to Protect Babies from the Flu
For babies younger than 6 months, influenza vaccination has not been proven to be successful. But a new study found a different way to protect babies from the flu.
8 Top Health Questions Answered
One of the most common questions pharmacists receive is "Can I drink alcohol while taking my medication?" See what other questions made the list.
For Pregnant Women with Flu, This Rx Could Help
Women who get the flu during pregnancy are at risk for serious illness, and time is often of the essence when treating the problem. One treatment may be able to help.
The 411 on Flu Vaccines
When it comes to flu vaccines, which is better: A squirt in the nose or a shot in the arm?
Flu Shot Less Effective in Seniors — Here's Why
Flu vaccines are known to be less effective in the elderly. But until now, the mechanisms behind this phenomenon were not well-understood.
For Egg-Allergic Kids, Nasal Flu Vaccine Appears Safe
Some flu vaccines are made using eggs, raising safety concerns for many patients with egg allergies. But a new finding may help put that fear to rest.