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Pregnant Nurse Fired For Refusing Flu Shot

By | Mon, 12/23/2013 - 12:01

Dreonna Breton, pregnant nurse, was fired for refusing flu shot after providing doctor’s note of her history of miscarriage.

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Utah Mom Claims Flu Shot Killed Her Healthy Teenage Son

By | Mon, 11/25/2013 - 16:43

Chandler Webb, 19, died about a month after receiving a standard flu shot, and his mother is certain the vaccination caused her son's death.

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A Flu Shot For Your Heart

By | Wed, 10/23/2013 - 17:21

A flu shot may improve heart health in patients with and without a history of cardiovascular disease.

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LA County To Health Workers: Get A Flu Shot Or Be Forced To Wear A Mask

By | Wed, 10/16/2013 - 14:00

LA County Dept. of Public Health issued a strong mandate to health care workers in about 680 facilities: get a flu shot, or wear a face mask.

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Should You Get The Influenza Vaccine This Year?

By | Mon, 09/16/2013 - 13:43

As this year’s influenza vaccines are becoming widely available in the next few weeks, it’s important to get your flu shot early on in the season.

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5 Surprising Benefits of Common Prescription Drugs: "Side Effects" Cut Cancer Risk, Improve Creativity

By | Thu, 08/15/2013 - 21:03

Side effects of common prescription drugs are not necessarily negative, several studies suggest. Here are some examples of "bonus" effects.

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H1N1 Flu Vaccine May Have Caused Kids' Narcolepsy: Report

By | Wed, 01/23/2013 - 09:19

Since the 2009-2010 swine flu pandemic, about 800 children have developed narcolepsy.

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Single Work-Out Session May Double Flu Protection

By | Thu, 01/17/2013 - 11:43

A new study suggests that flu season may be a good time to start exercising.

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Novartis Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Approved by FDA

By | Wed, 11/21/2012 - 09:43

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it has approved Novartis' seasonal influenza vaccine Flucelvax.

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New Swine Flu Variant Detected in Canada

By | Tue, 09/25/2012 - 13:54

A new variant of the swine flu virus that caused a 2009 pandemic has been detected in Canada.