Category: Health

Looking for a place to get a flu shot?

A new Google tool… Have you decided you want to get a flu shot (either regular or H1N1), but don’t know where to go? The CDC has set up a site intended to help, though it’s not as easy to navigate as one might hope. That site is here: flu.gov/individualfamily/vaccination/locator.html. Here’s an alternative:Another brand new …

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The French Kiss is Dead

I’m not talking about that type of French kiss, though I suspect it may be impacted as well. No, I’m referring to the effect the virus formerly known as Swine Flu is having on the French custom of “la bise”. You know, the way the French greet their friends, family and coworkers. La bise starts …

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Who Wants to Be a Guinea Pig?

Nope, it’s not the latest in Reality TV.Per the attached article from the Associated Press, “The government and vaccine makers are seeking thousands of volunteers, from babies to the elderly, to roll up their sleeves for the first swine flu shots – to test whether a new vaccine really will protect against this novel virus …

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