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6 Reasons You Should Get A Flu Shot

Posted 10.04.2013 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S. News In January, the roughly 700 cases of the flu, including a few flu-related deaths, in Boston prompted Mayor Thomas M...

Read This Before Getting A Flu Shot

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sheryl Kraft | Posted 10.04.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com It's that time of year—flu shot season. But before you head to your doctor, pharmacy, or clinic to get your annual ...

Did You Get The Flu Shot This Year? (POLL)

Posted 01.18.2013 | MarloThomas

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5 Things Parents Must Do About The Flu

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 03.14.2013 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

What parents need to remember about hand sanitizers.

Anti-Vaccine Vitriol: Seeking Reason

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.09.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I stand by my support for the flu vaccine. Reasonable people might disagree -- and when they do, I will listen to them and encourage others to do likewise. Not so those who renounce reason altogether, and in its place offer only vitriol.

Flu Me Once

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.06.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Familiarity breeds contempt, or at least complacency, and perhaps the annual return of influenza has induced that response. Perhaps that's why we seem to be dismissive of this germ, and overlook what a serious illness it can be. But that tendency is at our peril.

Repeat Flu Shot May Not Be Needed

AP | By MIKE STOBBE | Posted 07.27.2011 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA -- Vaccine makers said this month they plan to make a record amount of flu vaccine for this fall and winter – enough for more than half ...

1 In 3 Americans Already Got A Flu Shot This Year

AP | STEPHANIE NANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — As the flu season gets under way, about 1 in 3 Americans have already been vaccinated, health officials reported Friday. That's about ...

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...