Flu Shots

Doctors Asked To Encourage Adult VaccinationsDespite CDC guidelines, vaccination numbers are falling short of national goals. Now, they are turning to doctors for help.
Myths About AllergiesAccording to The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, many commonly held beliefs about allergies are just not true.
Germ Prevention Policies At WorkHow 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.
Flu Outbreaks May Be Moderating in PennsylvaniaThe coughing and the body aches continue, as the flu continues to spread across the country.
Several Local Counties Offer Free Flu Shots Starting TodayThe widespread flu activity has some counties adding free vaccination clinics for its residents.
Chester County, Pa. Urging Residents To Take Advantage of Its Vaccination Clinics Betsy Walls, of the county's Personal Health Services Bureau, says you should get a flu shot if you haven't already.
Time To Get Flu Shot Is Now, Says CDCThe signs are everywhere -- "Get your flu shot here!" -- and every supermarket, pharmacy, and clinic is offering the vaccination to keep you from getting sick.
Lankenau Nurses Dish Out Health Tips For Holiday Travelers At 30th Street StationNurses from Lankenau Medical Center visited 30th Street Station Friday afternoon to offer travelers tips for healthy holiday travel.
Study: Flu Shots Are Only About 59% Effective In AdultsIf 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.
Philadelphia Health Department Offering Free Flu ShotsFlu season is approaching, and the Philadelphia Health Department is offering free flu immunizations to city residents.
Area Pharmacies Doing Lots of Business With On-The-Spot Flu ShotsThese days, flu season means big business for pharmacies, but not for the reason you may think.
Researchers Find Kids Often Spread Flu To Others Of Same SexResearchers 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.