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Keep up with vaccine recommendations

Meanwhile, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has also updated recommendations for existing vaccines against pertussis and hepatitis B. ... Dr. Schaffner's recommendation for those vaccines is to write a prescription for the patient
September 2013

Preventing shingles

However, the shingles vaccine is also effective in healthy adults ages 50-59. ... Here are some common questions that patients ask me about the shingles vaccine.
June 2019

ACP Internist

Age-appropriate, up-to-date vaccination is key. The Affordable Care Act will be 10 years old next March.

The vaccine that went away.

The IDSA session "Why is there no vaccine for Lyme disease?" bucked that trend. ... Ben Beard. "Without their support, it's doubtful that vaccination would be successful.".
June 2019

QD: News Every Day--Flu vaccination improves for health care workers

Early-season flu vaccination among health care provider this year was similar to coverage by mid-season 2011-12, 62.9% vs. ... Flu vaccination coverage was highest among those working in hospitals (83.4%) and lowest among those working in long-term care
June 2019

Celebrities, candidates irresponsible about vaccination opinions

Celebrities, candidates irresponsible about vaccination opinions. Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has been in the health care headlines recently, saying the HPV vaccine was dangerous. ... Willoughby said, vaccine scares have caused vaccination
June 2019

Getting religion about vaccines

Getting religion about vaccines. As the current measles epidemic continues unabated, many are looking for explanations. ... As a Catholic, I would argue that it [vaccination] is a socially conscious thing to do.
June 2019

New evidence supports high-dose influenza vaccines

But one note of caution, having a high-dose vaccine that is 25% more effective isn't a huge improvement, since influenza vaccines in general aren't very effective. ... So high-dose influenza vaccine is a small step in the right direction, but more
June 2019

QD: News Every Day--HPV vaccine's effectiveness affirmed for early administration

QD: News Every Day--HPV vaccine's effectiveness affirmed for early administration. The quadrivalent human papilloma virus vaccine is most effective against cervical dysplasia when given to girls before they become ... Researchers looked at more than 3,
June 2019

QD: News Every Day--Vaccine shortages become surpluses

H1N1 influenza. Many wealthier countries now have a surplus of H1N1 influenza vaccine, while poorer countries continue to struggle. ... The New York Times). Vaccines and autism. The Lancet today retracted a study from 1998 linking the
June 2019

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