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Health and Wellness

Influenza Vaccination: Is it Our Duty?

Intriguing opinion piece in the New York Times about Health Care Workers and the influenza vaccine. The author believes we have a duty. Do you agree? Share your opinions in the comments. <a href=”http://polldaddy.com/poll/6569015/”>Do health care workers have a duty to receive the influenza vaccine?</a> From EMS1.com – 3 Reasons You Need the Flu Vaccine […]

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Health and Wellness

Alternative Treatments for Cold and Flu Don't Work

Do you ask patients about use of herbal supplements, alternative therapies, and other complementary medicine treatments? Despite robust marketing campaigns, anecdotal boasts from friends, family, and celebrities, and years of research, at great expense, the efficacy of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) treatments can be summed up in this recurring statement from a recent report […]

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Event: National Influenza Vaccination Week

<iframe src=”http://transparency.cit.nih.gov/widgets/flugovlinks.cfm” mce_src=”http://transparency.cit.nih.gov/widgets/flugovlinks.cfm” name=”flugovframe” frameborder=0 id=”flugovframe” scrolling=”no” height=”173″ width=”145″ marginheight=”0″ title=”Flu.gov widget” marginwidth=”0″ >Flu.gov</iframe> You have your flu shot already. Right? What about your family, friends, neighbors, and vendors? This week, January 10-16, 2010 is National Influenza Vaccination Week. According to the CDC “Each year during National Influenza Vaccination Week, the importance of influenza vaccination […]