Category Archives: Vaccines

Is Tetanus Still A Problem?

Thanks to the Tetanus vaccine we have been able to steadily decrease the amount of cases. Listen in to see how you can be sure to stay away form this harmful disease.

Universal Flu Vaccine

universal flu vaccineWhat if we had a flu vaccine that didn’t need to be changed every year… a vaccine that would protect against all strains of flu? That is exactly what Dr Robert Belsche and his colleges at St. Louis University Center For Vaccine Development have been working on. Their research shows that immunity for multiple strains of influenza is possible with a single vaccine. What’s the significance of this for protection against worldwide pandemic flu? Will this protect us from Swine Flu… Bird Flu? Listen now as Dr Jim discusses these issues with Dr Belsche.

Swine Flu

Swine FluSwine flu is here. Cases are popping up from coast to coast. How serious is this? What are the symptoms? Who’s at risk? What can we do to treat swine flu? Can a pandemic or epidemic be averted? Today Dr Jim answers these questions and more. Listen now…

CDC website regarding Swine Flu

Pneumonia Vaccine Reduces Risk of Heart Attack

heart attack vaccine
Headlines say that a simple pneumonia vaccine can reduce your risk of heart attack by 50%. If this true or have the media incorrectly interpreted the data?? Dr Jim sorts out fact from the myth. Listen now…

HERE is an excellent video showing what happens during a heart attack.

Adult Vaccines – R U up to date?

We spend so much time arguing about kids vaccines that we often forget about the adults. Okay, everyone knows about Tetanus shots and Influenza, some know about the Pneumonia vaccine. But do you know all 10 vaccines that should be kept up to date in adults? Listen now to find out…

Useful link:
CDC recommendations for Adult Vaccination for 07-08

Travel Health – stay healthy and enjoy your vacation

How do I prepare for a trip? Do I need immunizations? What first aid items should I bring? How can I prevent illness while on vacation? What do I do if my family member or I become sick or injured while traveling?

Dr Jim answers these questions and more. Don’t forget to subscribe using the buttons to the right! Listen now…

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The New HPV Vaccine – Gardasil

Dr Jim asks his local OB/Gyn expert, Dr Leon Baginski, about the recently release HPV Vaccine. Dr Baginski discusses the importance of this new vaccine and how it may prevent many cases of cervical, penile, and oral cancers.