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Flu Facts

September 30, 2011

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Flu facts: 1. The flu virus is serious. Each year, about 200,000 people in the U.S. are hospitalized and about 36,000 people die because of the flu. 2. The flu vaccine DOES NOT cause the flu. Remember, the flu vaccine does not protect you from other viruses that can feel like the flu. 3. The […]

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HPV Vaccine; Michelle Bachmann should read this blog

September 18, 2011

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Michelle Bachmann’s recent comment that the HPV vaccine caused mental retardation in a daughter of one of her constituents that received the HPV vaccine has been proved to be totally unfounded.  In other words there is no science to back up that statement.  As a matter of fact Michelle Bachmann has been cited as the […]

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Vaccine Safety

August 28, 2011

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  The myth that measles mumps and rubella vaccine (MMR) caused autism has been debunked.  There are many articles on this subject suggesting that Dr. Wakefield, who originated this myth, skewed his study for financial gain due to a pending patent on a rival measles vaccine. We trusted this science.  Actress, Jenny McCarthy, led the […]

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Pneumonia Vaccine

August 25, 2011

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Pneumonia vaccine The Pneumonia Vaccine is not the same as a flu vaccine. The pneumonia vaccine will protect you from 23 of the more dangerous types of pneumonia where the flu vaccine will protect you from influenza (aka the flu). The pneumonia vaccine is good for about 5 years if you are under the age […]

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