Should I Get the Flu Shot?

It’s that time of year again — time to get your flu shot! Everyone aged 6 months or over and without any restrictive health conditions is encouraged to get the flu shot, not the nasal spray, every year.

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Drowsy Driving: How to Stop Falling Asleep at The Wheel

Drowsy driving is a major problem. Experts estimate that the cost of automobile accidents related to sleep issues are somewhere between $29.2 to 37.9 billion. While distracted driving gets most of the public’s attention, there is very limited understanding of what drowsy driving is, what the warning signs are, and how to prevent it.

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National Center for Health Research’s Public Comment on USPSTF Draft Recommendation Statement and Draft Evidence Review on Obesity in Children and Adolescents: Screening

Childhood obesity is a serious problem and intensive behavioral interventions to promote improvements in weight status have benefits for some children and adolescent populations. However, we are concerned that due to limitations in the quality of the research supporting the recommendations, they may not be appropriate for all children and adolescents.

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