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Flu Shots

Flu Vaccine Production To Double By 2015: WHO

Posted 09.13.2011 | Healthy Living

Global production of seasonal flu vaccine is expected to double to 1.7 billion doses by 2015, with 11 new manufacturers coming onstream in develop...

Flu Shots: Public Health Begins With You

William Schaffner, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
William Schaffner, M.D.

One person's illness puts the health of the entire community at risk. This year, the national struggle to revamp our health care system has spotlighted the link between personal and public health.

Flu Shots: Panacea or Propaganda?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Hyman, MD

Vaccinations are a medical procedure and should be subject to the same standard of evidence and rigorous scientific inquiry before strong recommendations are made for their global application by government institutions.

WARNING: Don't Mix Flu Shots With Other Vaccines

Dr. Bob Sears | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Bob Sears

Make sure you get the flu shot without any other simultaneous vaccines. Why? Because scientists haven't studied what the side effects might be when the flu shot is given at the same time as any other vaccines.

Pregnant Women Urged To Get Flu Shots

AP | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Flu season may not sound as scary for pregnant women this year as last – but they're still at high risk and need that shot, s...

Docs Told To Avoid 1 Flu Shot Brand For Small Kids

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA — A government panel is recommending doctors steer clear of giving one brand of flu vaccine to young children this year because of convu...

Microneedles May Make Getting Flu Shots Easier

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — One day your annual flu shot could come in the mail. At least that's the hope of researchers developing a new method of vaccine de...

Vaccination: A Conversation Worth Having

Bill Maher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bill Maher

Vaccination is a nuanced subject, and I've never said all vaccines in all situations are bad. The point I am representing is: Is getting frequent vaccinations for any and all viruses consequence-free?

Google Flu Shot Finder Helps You Find A

mashable.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

They've been working with the U.S. Department for Health and Human Services to develop a tool for locating flu shot providers near you, located at goo...

Flu Shots To Be Offered At Midway, O'Hare

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Health officials are offering flu shots at both of Chicago's airports....

New Jersey To Require Mandatory Kidney Donation

Kim Stagliano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kim Stagliano

The Garden State has passed a law that requires all healthy citizens to donate one kidney by age 45. Yes, the Garden State plans to reap your kidney. The law is called "Kidney2Me."

The Flu That's Swept The Nation: Symptoms, Vaccines And Relief

ABC News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Thanks to a particularly virulent strain of the flu, this year's flu season has been one of the worst doctors can remember. Packed emergency rooms, e...