Influenza Vaccine, a Miracle Drug Coming

Every year sees a growing number of people contracting, and dying, from the flu. Scientists have constantly been trying to come up with a “miracle drug” to combat influenza. This year, doctors are already saying to schedule your flu shot early, and are speculating a bad year for this flu season. There’s speculation of a […]

Hepatitis A: What You Need to Know

Hepatitis A: What You Need to Know

With hundreds lining up to receive vaccines following a Hepatitis A scare at a New York restaurant, many are wondering just what is it that they need to know about this virus?  Are they at risk?  What can be done to prevent contracting this illness? Hepatitis A is a liver disease caused by the Hepatitis […]

Flu Vaccine Safe for Breastfeeding

Flu Vaccine Safe for Breastfeeding

It’s that time of the year again, flu season. The vaccines are out and for breastfeeding moms there is nothing to fear, the vaccine is safe and won’t harm the baby. In fact, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends breastfeeding moms become vaccinated as a way not just to protect themselves, but the […]