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Antiviral medications for flu during pregnancy

Antiviral medications for flu during pregnancy

This year’s flu season has been particularly bad and shows no signs of letting up soon. Health complications from the flu, such as pneumonia, can be s ...
Take steps to prevent flu

Take steps to prevent flu

Flu activity increased again last week and the flu remains widespread throughout the United States. And according to CDC, flu activity is likely to re ...
Worried about the flu?

Worried about the flu?

By now you’ve probably heard that flu activity is widespread throughout the United States. If you’re pregnant or have a baby, here’s some information ...
It’s time to get your flu shot

It’s time to get your flu shot

The flu is more than just a runny nose and sore throat, it can make you very sick. And since the flu shot is safe during pregnancy, now is the time to ...
It’s not too late to get a flu shot

It’s not too late to get a flu shot

You may think that flu season is almost over, but that is not the case. Flu activity is still increasing across the country and it is expected to cont ...
Prevent to protect: talk to your health care provider

Prevent to protect: talk to your health care provider

January is Birth Defects Prevention month. In the United States, a baby is born with a birth defect every 4 ½ minutes. Some infections before and duri ...