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Ker-Flu-ey

January 14, 2013

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You hear it over and over again: You cannot get the flu from the flu shot. But it depends on what you mean by┬ácannot get the flu. I will agree that it is true that you cannot get the flu from the actual injection. That’s the kind of thing they can test in a lab. […]

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At What Risk?

January 14, 2013

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Epidural

I’ve taken a decent time off from this blog, and for those few readers that noticed, I apologize for my absence. I still have lots more to say, so I’ll try to keep my writing up with my brain. I have wanted to write on October’s outbreak of fungal Meningitis for a while now, especially […]

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Welcome to the Jungle

September 20, 2012

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There is a lot of talk these days about the benefits/terrible consequences of the switch to a single-payer healthcare system in the United States. For me, this brings up the very potent issue of the current lack of health in our current insurance controlled American healthcare model, something I feel that government regulation will not […]

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Ask About Zostavax

April 23, 2012

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walgreens 4-23-2012 1-20-29 AM

I couldn’t help but notice a new sign for the shingles vaccine as I walked by my local Walgreens this morning. I had attempted to ignore an ad for the shingles vaccine just last night, and the safety of the vaccine is all over the news this morning. I was starting to feel a little […]

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