Despite CDC guidelines, vaccination numbers are falling short of national goals. Now, they are turning to doctors for help.
According to The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, many commonly held beliefs about allergies are just not true.
How far is too far for your office to go to prevent the spread of germs? You’d have to go very far to violate the law.
The coughing and the body aches continue, as the flu continues to spread across the country.
The widespread flu activity has some counties adding free vaccination clinics for its residents.
Betsy Walls, of the county’s Personal Health Services Bureau, says you should get a flu shot if you haven’t already.
The signs are everywhere — “Get your flu shot here!” — and every supermarket, pharmacy, and clinic is offering the vaccination to keep you from getting sick.
Nurses from Lankenau Medical Center visited 30th Street Station Friday afternoon to offer travelers tips for healthy holiday travel.
If you’re somebody who likes medicine to be perfect, you are not going to be happy by a report in the journal The Lancet. The report looked at flu vaccine and finds it’s only about 59-percent effective in adults who receive it.
Flu season is approaching, and the Philadelphia Health Department is offering free flu immunizations to city residents.
These days, flu season means big business for pharmacies, but not for the reason you may think.
Researchers looked at a Pennsylvania school to observe how the H1N1 virus was spread, and what they found is that boys have a tendency to spread the virus to other boys, as opposed to girls.
A million-and-a-half Americans already received their flu shots but many are wondering whether there are any side effects they should worry about.
October is the traditional start of the flu season. Have you had your vaccination yet?
One senior citizen remembered this time last year, when fears of swine flu sent people searching for a shot of the super-scarce H1N1 vaccine.