William Schaffner

May. 25, 2012

Tick Talk: Lyme Disease Under The Microscope

A look at Lyme disease, the illness linked to a multibillion-dollar banking blunder.

deer ticks, lyme disease, Lyme borreliosis, Borrelia burgdorferi, zoonosis,tick-borne illness

Oct. 28, 2011

Analysis Raises Questions On Flu Shot For Seniors

A new report says evidence that the flu shot works for seniors is lacking.

flu influenza sickness disease vaccine health

Oct. 19, 2007

Multi-Drug-Resistant Infections

Drug resistant superbugs are on the rise. Doctors have identified a strain of the bacteria responsible for the common ear infection that is anything but common -- it's resistant to all antibiotics approved for use in children.

infection, ear, bacteria, drug resistance

Oct. 19, 2007

Influenza Update

Have you had your flu shot yet? Ira talks with influenza experts about the upcoming flu season and efforts to improve influenza prevention and treatment.

flu, influenza, infectious disease

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Another Reason To Spike That Eggnog

\tIt is a question on the minds of many people this season: will adding alcohol to the homemade eggnog safeguard against salmonella? To find out, Science Friday teamed up with eggnog expert and microbiologist Vince Fischetti, who agreed to run some tests in his lab at The Rockefeller University. What did you think of the video?

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