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Hepatitis B Vaccine Now Recommended for Diabetic Patients


Diabetic patients are now recommended to get their Hepatitis B vaccine as soon as they are diagnosed with diabetes according to the CDC in those aged 19-59. They left it up to the doctors and clinicians to decide if after age 59 is needed … Continue reading

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Guidelines Revised For Whooping Cough Vaccine


The CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics have just revised the guidelines for the whooping cough vaccine in lieu of the recent outbreaks. The recommendations are for a single dose of Tdap to be given to health care workers of all … Continue reading

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Boys and HPV Vaccination


October 27, 2011 The CDC advisory board recommends boys getting their HPV vaccination between the ages of 11-12 tp protect against sexually transmitted forms of human papillomavirus. Strains of HPV can cause a number of tumors, including cervical cancer, anal … Continue reading

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Flu Vaccinations for Healthcare Workers


By Ken Buben, President, FancyScrubs.com A recent CDC study shows that 68% of healthcare workers do not get their flu vaccinations. Flu shots for doctors was 84%, compared to 70% for nurses. According to the CDC, 166 million doses are … Continue reading

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