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The MD Magazine Influenza condition center provides clinical news and articles, information about upcoming conferences and meetings, updated clinical trial listings, and other resources.

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You're More Likely to Die of the Flu if Your Team is in the Super Bowl
Heads up Broncos and Panthers fans! You might want to load up on the vitamin C and hand sanitizer.
It’s prime time for runny noses, sore throats, and just overall not feeling well. But if you’re taking medicine for a pesky cough, do not take Licorice Coughing Liquid.
The research shows conclusively that the influenza vaccine is effective at protecting people from sickness. But unfortunately, not every person is eligible to receive the potentially life-saving vaccination.
Men better start loading up on vitamin C because new research says that women are already naturally protected against the flu.
It’s not too late to get a flu vaccine, and now there’s a new one to consider. The first seasonal flu vaccine containing an adjuvant, Fluad, received accelerated approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for adults age 65 and older.
When most people think of vaccines their first thought is often the flu shot. For many patients, especially older patients there are other conditions to consider as well.
While many people get their flu vaccine on a yearly basis there are some who are still hesitant while others simply refuse. New modes of delivery and new guidelines aim to help answer some lingering questions patients may have.
The flu season of 2014 was one of the worst in recent memory which brought up questions about the flu vaccine which patients received in order to prevent contracting the disease. The answers for those questions could provide better results in years to come.
October has been pinpointed as the start of flu season in the United States. So if prevention of the contagious illness isn't enough to convince patients to get their influenza vaccine, a new analysis involving stroke risk just might.

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