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Cold vs. Flu: What’s the Difference?

The flu and the common cold are both respiratory illnesses but different viruses causes them. These two types of illnesses have similar symptoms, so it can be difficult to tell the difference between them. Therefore, we will discuss the cold … Continue reading

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Flu Shots for Older Adults in 2018-2019

October is the time of year for the flu vaccine. Individuals 65 and older are at greater risk of serious complications from the flu. Flu seasons can vary in severity, but during most seasons, those 65 an older bear the … Continue reading

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Everything You Need to Know about the Flu Shot in 2018-2019

The 2017-2018 flu season was a bad one. The dominant viral strain, H3N2, was an especially severe form of influenza, which lead to widespread and serious illness across the U.S. According to the CDC, the flu and its complications killed … Continue reading

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Importance of the Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines

Over the past 50 years, immunization has saved more than a billion lives and prevented countless illnesses and disabilities in the United States. An overwhelming majority of health professionals, medical researchers and professional medical organizations (such as the American Academy … Continue reading

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