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Why are children younger than 5 at risk for flu?

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Influenza might not be a major problem to adults who have a well-developed immune system developed from a healthy lifestyle, a vaccine or prior exposure to the virus. Children less than five years are at a higher risk of contracting …

Allergic to the Flu Shot? Here are Some Alternatives

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The simplest way to combating flu is by taking a flu shot. People who are allergic to eggs have an inherent allergy to flu shots since the traditional vaccine is produced in chicken eggs. Taking a regular influenza vaccine if …

Reblog: Why are children younger than 5 at risk for flu?

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Image from www.babycenter.com Influenza might not be a major problem to adults who have a well-developed immune system developed from a healthy lifestyle, a vaccine or prior exposure to the virus. Children less than five years are at a higher …

Common Symptoms of Flu

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Flu season peaks between December and March, however, it is possible to contract the flu at any time of the year. If you come into contact with an individual who has the flu, the chances of you getting it are …

What is Parainfluenza?

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Image is from CDC Parainfluenza Affects Everyone at Every Age Parainfluenza is a disease affecting the respiratory and pulmonary system causing swelling of the respiratory tissues, vocal cords and nasal passages, plus a concentration of mucus that causes severe coughing. …

Allergic to the Flu Shot?- Alternatives

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Image is from www.asthmaallergydoctors.com The simplest way to combating flu is by taking a flu shot. People who are allergic to eggs have an inherent allergy to flu shots since the traditional vaccine is produced in chicken eggs. Taking a …

Why are children younger than 5 at risk for flu?

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Image from www.babycenter.com Influenza might not be a major problem to adults who have a well-developed immune system developed from a healthy lifestyle, a vaccine or prior exposure to the virus. Children less than five years are at a higher …

Pregnancy- Flu Shot

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Image from www.whattoexpect.com CDC Recommendations The CDC recommends pregnant women receive vaccination during any trimester of pregnancy. According to the CDC, nasal spray inoculations aren’t effective, so they’re not recommended. That said, a woman should check with her doctor before …

What to do- Cold and Flu Season

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Infographics of Cold and Flu Season from www.staples.com Influenza Season Is Coming! Cold and flu season is just around the corner. There’s no way to stop it. As early as late August and as late as early November, most regions …