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Flu Vaccines Cut Risks For Children, Shows Study Flu Vaccines Cut Risks For Children, Shows Study

The backlash in the U.S. against vaccines seen over the past decade seems to be dying down. Incidents such as the recent Mumps outbreak at Ohio State University have demonstrated just how dangerous anti-vaccination views are, though anti-vaccine fear mongering …

New Flu Vaccine: No More Needles? New Flu Vaccine: No More Needles?

It’s not an easy thing to own up to, but a lot of people are afraid of needles. The dreaded “shot” has kept many an adult out of the doctor’s office. Even as we tell sobbing little kids that it’s …

Universal Flu Vaccine Closer After 2009 Pandemic Universal Flu Vaccine Closer After 2009 Pandemic

Each year, researchers work to discover new strains of influenza and develop a new vaccine. The procedure is costly and time consuming, which is why scientists for years now have been working to develop a universal flu vaccine. Now, researchers …

Vaccines Don’t Cause Guillain-Barre, Shows Study Vaccines Don’t Cause Guillain-Barre, Shows Study
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A new study published in the latest issue of the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases has found no link betweek vaccinations and Guillain-BarrĂ© syndrome. The disease is a neurological disorder that affects a person’s nervous system, leading to weak hands and …

Flu Scare Leads to Public Health Emergency in Boston Flu Scare Leads to Public Health Emergency in Boston
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Botson Mayor Thomas Menino this week declared a public health emergency in Boston due to what could become one of the worst flu seasons in nearly a decade. Earlier this week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned …

Flu Outbreak Claiming Lives, Filling Hospitals Flu Outbreak Claiming Lives, Filling Hospitals

The flu. Every year we dread the coming of winter and all the nasty things it brings, and the flu is at the top of that list. And while 2013 isn’t proving to be quite as bad as previous years–so …

There May Finally Be A Cure For The Flu In Sight There May Finally Be A Cure For The Flu In Sight
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I think we can all agree that getting the flu is about the worst possible thing that can happen during winter. That’s why we take vaccines, but it only lasts for a season. Even then, the vaccine may not work …

Heart Disease Risk Lowered by Flu Vaccine, Study Says Heart Disease Risk Lowered by Flu Vaccine, Study Says

New studies show that the flu vaccine might play an important role in reducing the risk of heard disease, including the risk of a heart attack or stroke. Researchers from Toronto this week unveiled the research at the 2012 Canadian …