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  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • Get ready for flu season

     Get ready for flu season
    The flu vaccine for the 2013/2014 season is now widely available — at drug stores, doctors' offices, health clinics, and military facilities. Accordingly, government health professionals are urging the public not to delay getting protection...
  • Fight the flu: Centra Care offers free shots

    Fight the flu: Centra Care offers free shots
    Fall is arriving in Florida. That means school is in session. Leaves are about to turn, and flu season is just around the corner.  Those looking to get a jump on fighting the flu may get a free flu shot at select Centra Care centers around Central...
  • Science Is Starved By The Sequester

    "The capacity to blunder slightly is the real marvel of DNA. Without this special attribute, we would still be anaerobic bacteria and there would be no music." — Lewis Thomas The pedigree of human beings, Thomas wrote, probably traces to a...
  • L.A. County health workers required to get a flu shot or wear mask

    L.A. County health workers required to get a flu shot or wear mask
    Effective this influenza season, healthcare workers in Los Angeles County will be required to receive immunizations against influenza or wear a protective mask while in contact with patients. In an order issued by Public Health director Dr. Jonathan...
  • How to build a better flu vaccine

    The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918-19 killed 583,135 Americans, according to public health authorities at the time. Although we no longer suffer such a high rate of flu deaths, during a non-pandemic season, flu still kills on average thousands each year...
  • 45% of Americans got a flu shot last year; CDC says we can do better

    45% of Americans got a flu shot last year; CDC says we can do better
    More than half of all kids in the United States were vaccinated against influenza during the 2012-13 flu season, along with more than four in 10 adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Overall, 45% of Americans over the age of...
  • Fall vaccination roundup

    A flu shot may not be enough; you may be ready for other vaccinations. With autumn approaching, it's time to review your vaccinations and see if you need any updates. Here are the shots to consider: - Influenza: Soon it will be time to get your annual...
  • Allentown's free flu clinics now only for uninsured

    Allentown's free flu clinics now only for uninsured
    For years, the Allentown Health Bureau would take anyone at its flu clinics — insured, uninsured, city resident, out-of-towner — because the overriding goal was to get as many people as possible vaccinated. As the 2013-14 flu season looms,...
  • Community Announcements: Sept. 26

    Community Announcements: Sept. 26
    Maybriar/Vanhook reunion Maybriar/Vanhook reunion will be Sunday, Sept. 29 at 1 p.m. at the Logan Hubble, Shelter #3. Bring a covered dish. For more information, call Mary Wolfe at 365-2185.   Waynesburg Elementary PTO Harvest Fest Please join...
  • Why the flu shot is important for pregnant women

    Q: I can't decide whether I should get a flu shot. I'm two months pregnant. What are your thoughts? A: It's a good idea for everyone 6 months of age and older to get a vaccination against influenza. This is especially true for pregnant women and those...
  • No needle shots? Not so fast

    Over the last several months, a lot of patients (especially those old enough to talk) have asked me about the new needleless jet injectors for vaccinations. Of course, anything that says "no needle" and "painless" has a lot of appeal for both doctors...