immunizations

Adult immunization recommendations are based less on the age of a person and more on their individual medical conditions, explains Dr. John Epling, professor and chair of the Department of Family Medicine at Upstate Medical University. He recently was appointed to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an influential panel of national experts. He is also part of a group that makes recommendations about immunizations at the national level. He talks about the vaccinations all adults should receive, and when. 

One way to help prevent the formation of kidney stones: drinking eight ounces of water (with a squeeze of lemon) every hour. Dr. Stephen Knohl, a nephrologist at Upstate Medical University, shares more tips for fending off kidney stones.

Steady fluid intake is the first step, especially for those who have a history of kidney stones. But not all fluids are equal. Alcohol, dark-colored sodas and juices with high fructose corn syrup are not good choices. Other things to limit: salt and animal protein. Hear more this Sunday at 9 p.m.