Feb 13th, 2009
Three families were unable to prove to a U.S. court Feb. 12 that their children developed autism due to childhood vaccines they received. The court ruled that the plaintiffs presented insufficient scientific evidence that childhood vaccines, such as the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine, caused autism in these particular test cases. No Link Between Autism and Vaccines, Court ...
Jan 20th, 2009
In recent years, doctors have used the drug Tamiflu to treat serious flu cases. Unfortunately, most flu strains making rounds in the United States this year are resistant to Tamiflu, making it more difficult to treat serious flu sufferers. Listen to the NPR news report for details. Another Reason to Get a Flu Vaccination was ...
Nov 3rd, 2008
If your practice or facility isn’t vaccinating patients by now, the vaccines are available. Here’s the latest from the FDA. The Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved six vaccines for the 2008-2009 flu season: Afluria, for adults 18 years of age and older Fluarix, for adults 18 years of age and older FluLaval, ...