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Good News For Pregnant Moms: Seasonal Flu Vaccine Protects Your Baby

There is now even more good news about the seasonal flu vaccine and how it can prevent severe infections in pregnant women. As I’ve said before, pregnant women and infants are at most risk of complications from the flu (even more from H1N1), and both groups are strongly recommended to get the annual flu shot.… Read the rest

Website of the week: CDC Travel Page

http://www.cdc.gov/travel

It’s the height of summer and everyone is in the middle of their traveling. I get many visits from patients asking about travel issues like, “do I need malaria pills for ___ place?” or “which vaccines do I need for ___?” Well, here’s a little secret that may save you some time: before you see the doctor, first go to the CDC Travel website and read their updated page on the country you plan to visit.… Read the rest

Website of the Week: Natural Medicines Database



There is a lot of bad information on the internet regarding herbs and supplements for health. Many websites are full of self-promoting testimonials, or even direct sales advertising for their products.  It’s very difficult to find non-biased information and research results.

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