Pregnant women not receiving vaccines


A HEALTH ALERT FROM THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL. THEY SAY TOO FEW PREGNANT WOMEN ARE GETTING THE VACCINATIONS THEY NEED… SPECIFICALLY, THE FLU VACCINE AND THE PERTUSSIS CONTAINING VACCINE, OR T-DAP. AN ONLINE SURVEY CONDUCTED LAST SPRING SHOWED THAT JUST OVER HALF OF PREGNANT WOMEN HAD RECEIVED FLU AND PERTUSSIS-CONTAINING VACCINES DURING THEIR PREGNANCIES; ONLY 35% RECEIVED BOTH. IN ANOTHER HEALTH- RELATED HEADLINE, WALGREENS WILL NO LONGER SELL E- CIGARETTES. THE RETAIL PHARMACY CHAIN ANNOUNCED IT WILL STOP SELLING THE PRODUCTS AMID “DEVELOPING REGULATIONS IN A NUMBER OF STATES AND

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