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    Monday, September 29, 2014

    Flu season usually starts up in October, and that's just around the corner. Health officials recommend getting flu shots as soon as they're available.

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Database Flaws Cloud Sunshine On Industry Payments To Doctors

A federal website set to go live Tuesday will disclose drug and device companies' ties to doctors. The release marks a milestone, but could be misleading for patients checking up on their doctors.


Vaccine Controversies Are As Social As They Are Medical

In writing her new book On Immunity, Eula Biss found that questions about vaccination touch on attitudes about environmentalism, citizenship and trust in the government.


4 Years Of Lessons Learned About Drugmakers' Payments To Doctors

American doctors received at least $1.4 billion in payments from drug companies last year. What did the companies get for their money?


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