How vaccines work to keep you from getting sick

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The human body is miraculous. Your immune system is responsible for fighting off disease and infections, sometimes before they even make you sick. But it can only do so much when the chicken pox or measles creep in. For an added boost of immunity, vaccines can protect you from common diseases. But how do they […]

The best time to get a flu shot

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As COVID-19 continues to dominate the news, another seasonal battle is waiting to rear its ugly head: Influenza. Experts agree that the best way to protect yourself from catching the flu is to vaccinate. But when’s the best time to get a flu shot? The answer isn’t “one size fits all.” Flu season typically begins […]

Common myths about vaccines

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Making the decision of whether or not to vaccinate your children is a personal one. Don’t let misinformation change your mind about getting vaccinated or vaccinating your children. Here are some of the common myths you might see when doing research about vaccines or browsing around social media: Myth #1: Vaccines cause autism Vaccines and […]