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Don’t wanna get hepatitis A? Get vaccinated. Now.

Don’t wanna get hepatitis A? Get vaccinated. Now.

Because if you don’t? It can kill you. For a little more than a year, southeast Michigan has been hit with a frightening number of hepatitis A cases that has proven to be one of the largest such outbreaks to ever occur in this country. More than 500 cases have been...

Thank You Nurses: Celebrating National Nurses Week

Thank You Nurses: Celebrating National Nurses Week

National Nurses Week is May 6 - 12, 2018. This week, be sure to take the time to thank the nurses in your life, who are often the face of health care for our families. Nurses: Be sure to check out all the special deals and offers this week and treat yourself! Parents:...

Even ‘bad match’ flu vaccine saves lives

Even ‘bad match’ flu vaccine saves lives

Each winter, many people wonder whether it's worth getting a flu shot while health officials repeatedly warn against not getting one. Now a new study sheds light on the benefit of doing so. Even when the flu shot is just 20% effective it can still reduce US doctor...

Measles case points up need to get vaccinated

Measles case points up need to get vaccinated

From 2001 to 2012, the United States averaged 60 cases of measles a year. In the entire country. But as happens when something is so out of sight, out of mind, people grew lax about getting vaccinated against the disease. So while measles hasn’t exactly come roaring...