Of those who have the flu and become hospitalized, only 23.6% of them have been vaccinated according to a research letter published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Hospital records from Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C. were reviewed for all 55 … [Read More...]
The American Dental Association (ADA) now says that parents no longer need to wait until a child turns two to start brushing their teeth with fluoride toothpaste. 25% of U.S. children develop cavities before kindergarten and this statistic prompted the study and the change. It may come as a … [Read More...]
The ACIP (Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices) recently recommended the live nasal mist flu immunization over the traditional flu shot for kids 2-8. Both types of vaccine do a good job at preventing a more severe case of influenza that may lead to complications or hospitalization, but the … [Read More...]
For those of you who want to have some fun on the Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend, please consider signing up to participate in the 6th Annual Memorial Run and Slug 13K. This takes place on May 25th at 10 am at Shakey’s Pub at the corner of US 42 and Ewing. This is a family friendly event in which … [Read More...]
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