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Best Way to Protect a Community from Flu? Immunize the Kids!

Olmsted County area public and private schools offering school-located influenza vaccination clinics ROCHESTER, Minn. — “Everyone needs the influenza vaccine every year,” says Robert Jacobson, M.D., pediatrician and medical director of the Employee and Community Health Immunization Program at Mayo Clinic. “And school-aged children have two more reasons than everyone [...]

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Mayo Clinic Discovers African-Americans Respond Better to Rubella Vaccine

Findings May Help Make Immunizations More Effective ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 27, 2014 — Somali Americans develop twice the antibody response to rubella from the current vaccine compared to Caucasians in a new Mayo Clinic study on individualized aspects of immune response. A non-Somali, African-American cohort ranked next in [...]

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Medical Experts for Media - Vaccines

Gregory Poland, M.D. __________________________________________________________________________ Gregory Poland, M.D. Director, Vaccine Research Group, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases Director, Immunization Clinic, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Director, Program in Translational Immunovirology and Biodefense, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Editor-in-Chief, Vaccine Secretary of Defense Award for Excellence, 2008 Master, American College of Physicians, [...]

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From Sleep to Shots, Back-to-School Health Tips from Mayo Clinic Experts

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Aug. 15, 2013 — Over the next few weeks, students will be returning to their classrooms for another school year. This can be a hectic time for students and parents: The to-do list may include health checkups, getting children into a sleep routine, planning healthy lunches or preparing [...]

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The Olympics of Germs: Expert Offers Tips on Avoiding Illness in Crowds

ROCHESTER, Minn. — July 25, 2012.   Massive crowds from around the globe will mingle in London during the Olympics, and that means a world-class array of germs will mix with them. Mayo Clinic infectious diseases expert Gregory Poland, M.D., offers several tips for avoiding illness when you are around [...]

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It's the Season for a #FluChat

Join @MayoClinic and @mnhealth for a #FluChat  moderated by  @StarTribune’s @allieshah Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 1-2 p.m. ET Experts from Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Department of Health, University of Minnesota Academic Health Center (@UMN_Health) and others will be there to answer your questions. Topics to be covered: Who should get vaccinated Varieties [...]

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Doctors at Mayo Clinic are developing a new field of research called vaccinomics. Their hope is to be able to use gene testing to find out exactly who's at risk of getting the flu, who will benefit from the vaccine and who won't.

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