Items Tagged ‘immunizations’

January 18, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich

    January 18, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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January 18, 2010

Your Health: Child afraid of needles? Doctors shot at pain

By Kelley Luckstein

Am I going to get a shot?” There’s a reason so many kids want to know that before they head for a doctors’ office, and it’s pretty obvious: They don’t like shots (or blood draws or anything to do with needles) because they hurt and can be a little scary. Despite those facts, most kids […]

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Tags: immunizations, needle pain

October 13, 2009

Give Yourself a Boost

By Kelley Luckstein

As the push gets under way to immunize Americans against swine flu and the seasonal flu, infectious-disease experts warn that many adults haven’t received vaccinations for at least half a dozen other preventable diseases—some of which could put people who get influenza at even greater risk for complications and death.   Bacterial pneumonia is the […]

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Tags: immunizations

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