Well-child visits help you prioritize your child’s physical and mental health

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(BPT) – Annual well-child visits are doctor appointments for preventive health services which are essential for ensuring a child’s growth and tracking developmental milestones. The well-child visit is also the time for routine immunizations to prevent diseases like measles, polio, hepatitis B, chickenpox, whooping cough and other serious diseases. “Like vaccines, which prevent physical health…

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Protect your health: Get a flu shot today

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(BPT) – Flu season is here, and adults with certain chronic health conditions, like asthma, heart disease, and diabetes, are at higher risk of serious flu complications, including hospitalization or even death. In fact, during past flu seasons, 9 out of 10 adults hospitalized with flu had at least one underlying health condition. Flu also…

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A flu shot can protect you and your baby too

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(BPT) – Do you have a baby on the way? While there are likely many things on your mind during pregnancy, don’t forget to plan for flu this season. It’s important for pregnant people to know that flu can pose serious risks to their health, as well as the health of their baby. The good…

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