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Man Flu: The Sorrow and the Suffering of American Flu Politics by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Jan 2014 12:00am By Adriana Gamondes  Have you ever tended to a guy with the flu or encountered  the dreaded “man flu syndrome”?  I was accused of reverse sexism by an online troll for daring to mention it, but it really is a “thing” and it’s mostly mocked by guys themselves.  Striking almost exclusively in English speaking countries, man ... Read on »
Flu Vaccine and H1N1 (Swine Flu) Vaccine Information by Jeff Pile Posted Tue 25 Aug 2009 7:28pm Flu Vaccine and H1N1 (Swine Flu) Vaccine Information for 2009-2010 Regular flu shot: As in previous years, the National MS Society recommends a regular flu shot as a safe and effective vaccination for people with MS. The flu shot—which is a de-activated or “killed” vaccine—can safely be taken by individuals who are on any of the disease-modify ... Read on »
Flu Vaccine and H1N1 (Swine Flu) Vaccine Information for 2009-2010 by stuart Patient Expert Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 10:31pm Source: National MS Society September 11, 2009 Regular flu shot: As in previous years, the National MS Society recommends a regular flu shot as a safe and effective vaccination for people with MS. The flu shot—which is a de-activated or “killed” vaccine—can safely be taken by individuals who are on any of the disease-modifying medications ( ... Read on »
Flu Vaccines—2009-2010 - Information for those with Multiple Sclerosis by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:20pm Source National MS Society and the CDC - November 3, 2009 Regular flu shot:As in previous years, the National MS Society recommends a regular flu shot as a safe and effective vaccination for people with MS. The flu shot—which is a de-activated or “killed” vaccine—can safely be taken by individuals who are on any of the disease-modifying ... Read on »
Live Attenuated Flu Vaccine May Be Less Effective Than Inactivated Flu Vaccine by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 14 Oct 2009 10:02pm From Medscape Medical News Laurie Barclay, MD September 24, 2009 — During the 2007–2008 flu season, the inactivated influenza vaccine (injection) was more effective than the live attenuated vaccine (intranasal spray) in preventing laboratory-confirmed symptomatic influenza A (mostly H3N2) in healthy adults. However, both vaccines prevented ... Read on »
ARE VACCINATIONS REALLY NECESSARY? (PT. 2) by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 06 Nov 2011 12:00am Helpful Buckeye appreciates all the interesting e-mails after last week's issue of Questions On Dogs and Cats...most of which had to do with the spider pictures that began the issue.  No, Helpful Buckeye did not take care of pet spiders in my hospital and, no, spiders don't need any of the vaccines that are regularly given to dogs and cats.  ... Read on »
Get The Facts On Treating Colds and Flu With Complementary and Alternative Medicine by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Mon 15 Feb 2010 10:04pm NIH National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine No one looks forward to the cold and flu season. Americans catch an estimated 1 billion colds each year. In fact, the common cold is among the leading reasons for visiting a doctor and for missing school or work. The flu, with its potential complications, ... Read on »
The H1N1 and Seasonal Flu Vaccines by Dr. John H. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 05 Nov 2009 10:00pm On Monday, I received the 2009 Live Attenuated Intranasal (LAIV) H1N1 vaccine and the 2009 injectable seasonal flu vaccine. As a healthy clinician under 50 who sees pediatric patients (mushroom and plant toxicology cases), I'm in the initial tier who qualify to receive the intranasal H1N1 live attenuated vaccine. The experience of intran ... Read on »
A Flu Vaccine that Lasts: NIH Scientists Consider Prospects for a Universal Influenza Vaccine by Health & Human Services Posted Mon 06 Dec 2010 2:00pm The costly, time-consuming process of making, distributing and administering millions of seasonal flu vaccines would become obsolete if researchers could design a vaccine that confers decades-long protection from any flu virus strain. Read on »
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Flu Vaccines by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 14 Nov 2009 12:00am By Anne Dachel On Oct. 23, 2009, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel published an article titled, As swine flu shots begin, officials fear shortage (HERE) by Mark Johnson. It was a pretty typical piece promoting the flu vaccine and dismissing any adverse effects, especially any concerns over the mercury in the H1N1 vaccine. "One sour ... Read on »