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Not a flu shot fan? Here's a vaccine patch you give yourself

Prototype microneedle patch under study by the CDC is well received by early testers. Imagine picking up a flu vaccine at the pharmacy and administering it in the comfort of your home.

By Feb. 27, 2014

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Text messages boost flu vaccine rates in pregnant women

Researchers find that those who received five text messages every week about the importance of flu shots were 30 percent more likely to get one than those who only received phone calls.

By Jan. 10, 2014

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Text messages prompting people to get their flu shot

The overall flu vaccination rate remains low, but researchers say reminders by text will soon become the norm.

By Apr. 24, 2012

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Buzzy Mini makes getting shots a lot more tolerable

The Buzzy Mini uses cold and vibrations to soothe your fear of needles and take the pain out of injections.

By Jan. 9, 2014

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Shutdown will largely shutter NASA, other science projects

Furloughs are expected to impact several federal science programs, but essential services related to nation's safety and defense will be unaffected.

By Sep. 30, 2013

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Introducing a flu vaccine you give yourself

Scientists develop an influenza vaccine delivered by a microneedle patch that patients could easily and painlessly self-administer.

By Sep. 4, 2013

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A solid step toward vaccinating against type 1 diabetes

Scientists at Stanford are working on a vaccine to stop a type 1 diabetic's immune system from attacking the cells that make insulin.

By Jun. 27, 2013

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Library of Congress digs in to full archive of 170 billion tweets

It took four years to hit 21 billion tweets. Now Twitter users generate nearly half a billion a day, and the Library of Congress will be archiving and indexing all of them.

By Jan. 4, 2013

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Google spring clean shuts down some more services

The big G has pulled the plug on some more services, so let's see what's getting the chop.

By Apr. 21, 2012

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Fake CDC vaccine e-mail leads to malware

AppRiver warns of scammers preying on public interest in the H1N1 vaccine through an e-mail purporting to come from Centers for Disease Control.

By Dec. 1, 2009