• 19 March 2019

    Help flu shots stick with prebiotics and probiotics?

    Preventing the flu is top-of-mind for many people during flu season. Supplementation with prebiotics or probiotics may be one way to enhance the flu shot’s protective effects.
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  • 28 June 2016

    The shingles vaccine: Should you get it?

    Shingles is a painful condition that can attack anyone who has ever had chicken pox, but is most likely to strike older adults and others with weakened immune systems. Vaccines are available that cut the chance of getting shingles. Is vaccination worth it? Dr. Mark Loeb provides a professional view and shingles patient Jean shares her personal experience.
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  • 11 December 2015

    'Tis the season... Have you had your flu shot yet?

    It’s quick, easily available, virtually painless and the first line of attack against a nasty bout of flu. The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone and is particularly critical for those with weakened or compromised immune systems such as older adults living in long-term care facilities.
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