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Experts Weigh In

"All adults should be vaccinated against influenza annually, receive a booster of a tetanus vaccine every 10 years, two different types of pneumococcal vaccine when they turn 65, and a vaccine to prevent shingles when they reach age 60."

Infectious disease physician Walter Orenstein, associate director of the Emory Vaccine Center, calling adult vaccine rates "disappointing," Reuters Health News

"Having this convesation is a wonderful opportunity for parents to remind children that everyone has various challenges and strengths."

Psychologist Matt Segall, encouraging parents to talk with children about their autism, U.S. News and World Report

"Hypertension is a modifiable risk factor for Alzheimer's disease, in contrast to other known risk factors such as advanced age, female gender, and family history. Therefore, there is the ability to make lifestyle changes."

Felicia Goldstein, Emory professor of neurology, Reuters Health News.

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