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After the CDC recommended against the nasal flu vaccine for children in 2016, fewer parents opted to get their children vaccinated. (Photo: iStock)

Kids & the Flu

Flu Vaccinations Fall Without Nasal Vaccine Influenza vaccination rates in children may have decreased for the 2016-17 flu season because of a recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that the nasal spray version of the vaccine not be used, according
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Cycling provides many health benefits including cardiovascular conditioning. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Ready, Set, Bike

Cycling Provides Many Health Benefits Getting outside on two wheels can improve health and fitness, build muscles and boost your mood. Plus, for most people, it’s fun. “It’s a practical thing in that it’s getting us out of our cars and using our own power for transportation,”
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Over 80,000 people are injured by lawn mowers every year. (Photo: andreas160578/Pixabay))

Summer Safety

Lawn Mower Injuries Often Prove Severe The buzz of lawn mowers signals the arrival of spring as much as singing birds and kids playing outside. Yet it is easy to forget that the machines can cause serious damage if not used safely. In 2015, lawn mowers were responsible for
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