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A quick and easy dose of fruits

Strawberry

Yogurt Shake


Ingredients:
½ cup unsweetened pineapple juice
¾ cup plain low fat yogurt
1½ cups frozen, unsweetened strawberries

Directions:
Add ingredients, in order listed, to blender container. Puree at medium speed, until thick and smooth.

Source: www.cdc.gov/nutrition

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month

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Protect yourself

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Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Not just for kids

For the most part, adults are more casual about vaccinations than their younger counterparts. Those who travel abroad or work in the health care industry are the exception rather than the rule.

While most immunization rates for children in this country hover around 90 percent, the rate for adults is woefully low and ranges from under 1 percent for shingles to a high of 69 percent for influenza. More


Vaccines boost senior health

Baby boomers might think that the days of vaccinations are way behind them.

Not so fast, according to Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan, the chief medical officer of the Dimock Center. “You have to check the titers.” More



Getting the right dose

The first day of school seems very far away when the hunt is on for a slice of shade to cool down from summer’s heat. Yet every parent knows that day is coming. Along with new clothes and calculators, one essential for kids heading back to school is vaccinations to help them stay healthy. More