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Flu Update: Mayo Clinic Experts Encourage Flu Vaccinations, Dispel Common Myths

Vaccination Options Are Available for Everyone MULTIMEDIA ALERT: For audio and video of Vandana Bhide, M.D., talking about the flu and flu vaccinations, visit the Mayo Clinic News Network. Jacksonville, FL — Flu season is upon us, and despite what most people think, influenza is a serious and potentially deadly disorder. The Centers [...]

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Flu Shot Prevents Heart Attack

It's flu season again, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends all people over 6 months of age should get vaccinated. Sure, the flu shot helps prevent the flu, but it also helps prevent something else. Heart attack. Here's the latest from Mayo Clinic.

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Preventing Influenza During Pregnancy Could Reduce Autism Risk (pkg)

Expectant moms have yet another good reason to get their flu shot. It may lower their new baby’s risk of autism. "From a public health point of view, this is very exciting news," says Greg Poland, M.D., head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "About 1 in 88 kids or so in [...]

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Preventing Influenza During Pregnancy Could Reduce Autism Risk (pkg)

Expectant moms have yet another good reason to get their flu shot. It may lower their new baby’s risk of autism. "From a public health point of view, this is very exciting news," says Greg Poland, M.D., head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "About 1 in 88 kids or so in [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Flu shot: Your best bet for avoiding influenza The flu can make you miserable and keep you home from work or school. Getting a flu shot is good insurance. Influenza (flu) Initially, the flu may seem like a common cold with a runny nose, sneezing and [...]

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Learning About the Vital Vaccinations (pkg.)

A top priority this time of year should be getting your flu shot!  Vaccines - they’ve all but wiped out terrible diseases like polio and measles in the United States.  But that success has made many wonder if they should bother to be vaccinated against them anymore. The resounding answer from [...]

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