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4 hrs ago | Breckenridge American

BJHS students need immunizations before school starts

Breckenridge ISD School Nurse Tonya McKenzie, RN is notifying parents of all incoming Breckenridge Junior High School seventh graders that students must get the following immunizations prior to the start of school, which begins Monday, Aug. 25: Tdap tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis/Td booster within the last five years; Varicella/Chickenpox vaccine: ... (more)


Related Topix: Health

8 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Chickenpox vaccination push

Parents are urged to have their children vaccinated against chickenpox after a survey found many were avoiding it because they thought people were better off developing natural immunity to the highly contagious disease.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Preschoolers, Family

12 hrs ago | Nottingham Evening Post

Dr Margaret Abbott: Does my father have shingles?

Margaret Abbott, a GP at the Windmill Practice in Sneinton and GP lead at NHS Nottingham City Clinical Commissioning Group, answers your questions on health issues Q: I AM a full-time carer for my disabled father, who is 68. Yesterday, I noticed he has developed what appear to be bed sores along the outer right side of his lower torso and around ... (more)


Related Topix: Nottinghamshire County, England, United Kingdom, Health

17 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

Tennessee Department of Health reminds parents now is the time to get back-to-school immunizations

Frequent news reports about whooping cough and measles, diseases long thought vanquished by vaccines in the US, serve as a reminder of the importance of getting back-to-school immunizations for your child now.


Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Health, HPV, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Minot Daily News

Vaccination time

It's that time of year again. The school supplies are back in stores and the new fall clothing lines have filled the racks, signifying that the return of school is right around the corner.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Minot, ND, Mumps, Family, Kids


Local health leaders: Check your kids' vaccinations

We're about five weeks from the start of school and health officials said there's no better time to check on your kids' vaccinations.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Vaccinations, Health

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Education Celebrations: Immunizations are a good thing

I do not recall that they were painful, but I do recall that my mother presented me with a musical bear that played a song.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Mumps

Free Republic

Local Church Sends Carloads Of Donations

This was on the evening news. While some cities are staging protests and banning illegals from being dumped onto them and their already strained budgets, other organizations are doing everything they can to cater to the criminals.


Related Topix: Health

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Medical News

Trials show immunizations are effective in adults

As kids prepare to head back to school, required immunizations are typically on the to-do list, but getting potentially lifesaving vaccines should not end when adulthood begins, says one University of Alabama at Birmingham infectious diseases expert.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, University of Alabama, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Influenza

Fri Jul 25, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Mosquito Squad buzzing with work in St. Cloud area

Mosquito Squad buzzing with work in St. Cloud area A growing number of businesses spray for mosquitoes to ensure health and comfort Check out this story on Homeowners are calling mosquito-spraying companies because the pests annoy them, ... (more)


Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN, Health, Deer Creek, MN

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Don't get stuck: Make sure your student's vaccinations are up to date

No time passes faster than summer vacation. That means it is never too early to think about back-to-school immunizations for the kids.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Family, Kids, Palm Beach, FL, Family Practice, Medicine

The Perspective

Taking Charge of Our Health through Preventive Healthcare

While busying ourselves to celebrate Liberia's independence this year on July 26 at home and abroad, I thought that a good way to truly celebrate another milestone would be to take charge of our health by taking advantage of preventive health care services.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Infectious Diseases, Malaria, Health

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Spectrum

Vaccinate before school begins

The first day of school is just around the corner and parents need to consider what shots their children may need beforehand.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Vaccinations, Health

KSAT-TV San Antonio

5K NISD students in danger of missing 1st day of school

Due to the enforcement of Northside Independent School District's "No Shots, No School" policy, students who are not up-to-date on their immunizations -- approximately 5,000 -- will not be allowed to attend class when the school year begins on Aug. 25. However, the University Health System will be offering their services, such as immunizations, ... (more)


Related Topix: Education Etc., Medicaid, Health, Mumps

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

National, Regional, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination...

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends that adolescents routinely receive 1 dose of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccine, 2 doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine, and 3 doses of human papillomavirus vaccine .* ACIP also recommends administration of "catch-up" vaccinations, such as ... (more)


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, HPV, Mumps, Hepatitis, Medicine, Influenza

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Laughing Squid

'Literally Everything Else From Your Childhood: The Movie', A...

"Literally Everything Else From Your Childhood: The Movie" is an amusing video by The Wil Wheaton Project that harps on the trend of Hollywood's mining of childhood nostalgia by positing that everything else not already used should be in their own movie.


Related Topix: Health

Kevin, M.D.

Excessive turnover in inpatient care can wreak havoc

If you have been admitted to a hospital recently, you were probably surprised by the number of times you were asked the same questions.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

State of Tennessee once again warns - Students need their shots to return to school

Frequent news reports about whooping cough and measles, diseases long thought vanquished by vaccines in the US, serve as a reminder of the importance of getting back-to-school immunizations for your child now.


Related Topix: Health, Mumps, HPV

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Journal and Courier

K-12 schools serve variety of educational needsK-12 schools serve...

Check out this story on Youngsters head home with backpack loaded with food Oct. 4, 2013, at Miami Elementary School.


Related Topix: Tippecanoe County, IN, Hepatitis, Medicine


Quidel Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Quidel Corporation , a provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cellular-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems, announced today financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Quidel, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration, Health, Infectious Diseases, Influenza