The Orion

Nursing students prepare for flu season

Nursing students prepare for flu season

Kaley Wise

October 2, 2016

Flu season has arrived and many students are considering the benefits of getting their annual flu shots offered for free by the student health center.The annual flu clinic is being held outside of the Meriam Library breezeway from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m on Oct. 10 and, Oct. 20. The vaccine provides protectio...

Flu risk minimal for healthy, young adults

Flu risk minimal for healthy, young adults

Michael Mcclurg

February 23, 2015

February is the heart of flu season, but Chico State students tend not to place much emphasis on getting the annual shot promoted by health care agencies and providers. Although getting the shot is an important precaution, and the vaccination can lower chances of contracting influenza, the risk is ...

Vaccines are friends, not foes.

Zachary Phillips

April 16, 2014

In 1998, a study conducted by former surgeon Andrew Wakefield in the medical journal "The Lancet" claims that vaccines have a possible link to the development of autism. In 2010, 10-year-old Jeremiah Mitchell learns to adapt to the life of a quadruple amputee. Four years earlier, he lost all four limbs...

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