Flu Shot

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Adults At Greater Risk For Whooping Cough With 30,000 New Cases Reported Each Year

You probably think of Whooping Cough as a kid’s sickness that was eliminated decades ago by a childhood vaccine.


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Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill To Let Pharmacists Give Flu Shots

New York used to be among a handful of states that only allowed physicians and nurses to administer vaccines, but it began allowing pharmacists to give the shots, too, in 2008.


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New Rochelle Boy Suffers Flu-Related Death

The 4-year-old boy died late last week of bacterial pneumonia, which can be a complication of flu.


Mark Teixeira (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Hot Topic: September 16

The Yankees lost again on Wednesday night and see themselves back in 2nd place in the AL East. What a crazy series it was against the Tampa Bay Rays. Even crazier? Mark Teixeira’s comments regarding Andy Pettitte.


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Microneedles May Make Getting Flu Shots Easier

WASHINGTON (AP) ―One day your annual flu shot could come in the mail. At least that’s the hope of researchers developing a new method of vaccine delivery that people could even use at home: a […]