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October 23rd, 2013

Flu Vaccine May Help Prevent Cardiovascular Events

A new meta-analysis published in JAMA offers the best evidence yet that the flu vaccine may help prevent cardiovascular events. Jacob Udell and colleagues analyzed data from five published clinical trials in which 6469 patients were randomized to flu vaccination or placebo (or no treatment). People who received the flu vaccine were significantly less likely than controls to […]


January 14th, 2013

You’re Sick: To Work, or Not to Work?

When you’re sick do you feel torn between meeting your obligations and protecting patients from your illness?