Understanding frostbite and hypothermia

Anyone who spends time outside in cold weather can get frostbite or hypothermia. If your job or leisure activities put you outside for long periods in cold weather, know the signs and symptoms of frostbite and hypothermia, and how to treat them.

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FAQ on the 2012-2013 influenza vaccine

FAQ on the 2012-2013 influenza vaccine

Who and When

The recommendation is that everyone over the age of 6 months get the flu vaccine. It is especially recommended for certain higher-risk populations, including young children, adults over 65, pregnant women, those with heart, lung, or kidney disease, and people with weakened immune systems. Also for health care workers and those in close contact with infants younger than 6 months.

Who should NOT get vaccinated?

Tell your doctor or heath care provider if you have or have had:

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