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Will the flu shot be replaced with a patch?

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 05:30 AM
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Those of you who cringe at the thought of getting a needle may be in luck. Researchers are working on an easy-to-apply patch that will administer the flu vaccination. In preliminary studies, the patch—which consists of dissolving microneedles—has shown promise… Read More

Flu shot less effective in obese people

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Wednesday, June 07, 2017 - 07:30 AM
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Obesity is a very prevalent issue today. More than one-third of Americans are considered overweight or obese. Being obese puts you at a health disadvantage, increasing your risk of future health problems and early death. It’s now been discovered that… Read More

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