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42 min ago | She Knows
Flu and cold season is already here! With this sudden respiratory flu already on the march, here are some tips to keep you and your kids safe and healthy. Nobody likes the flu -- especially not little ones to whom the illness can be much more serious than in the average adult.
4 hrs ago | FOX Carolina
With flu season around the corner, keep in mind some common sense tips that will help you stay healthy. A new weight-loss medication for the overweight and obese has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration.
5 hrs ago | Biology News Net
The current Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, which has claimed more than 2000 lives, has highlighted the need for a deeper understanding of the molecular biology of the virus that could be critical in the development of vaccines or antiviral drugs to treat or prevent Ebola hemorrhagic fever. Now, a team at the University of Virginia , USA - under the leadership of Dr Dan Engel, a virologist, and Dr Zygmunt Derewenda, a structural biologist - has obtained the crystal structure of a key protein involved in Ebola virus replication, the C-terminal domain of the Zaire Ebola virus nucleoprotein [Dziubanska et al. .
8 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville
Knox Co. Health Department offers flu vaccinations for schools The Knox County Health Department kicked off its School Influenza Flu Mist Program on Monday.
8 hrs ago | Click2Houston
It's that time of year again -- cold and flu season. Get a refresher on how to avoid getting sick.
10 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner
With flu season right around the corner and school activities kicking off, now is the time to protect yourself from this year's flu strain. All Price Chopper Pharmacies are now carrying the flu vaccine and Price Chopper's pharmacists can administer it -- with no appointment necessary -- for anyone over the age of 19. "This is the time that people should be looking to get the flu vaccination, not after flu activity peaks and you are at a high risk to get it," said Kathy Bryant, Price Chopper's vice president of pharmacy.
11 hrs ago | Examiner.com
It is important to know not everyone who gets the flu has a fever. Schools recommend children stay home when sick.
13 hrs ago | Business Journal
Actor James Van Der Beek gets vaccinated with AstraZeneca's FluMist Quadrivalent, a needle-free influenza vaccine formulated as a spray. AstraZeneca is teaming up with actor James Van Der Beek on a new public awareness campaign unveiled Monday to educate people about the importance of annual flu vaccinations.
16 hrs ago | Medical News
Everyone knows that the best way to avoid the flu is by getting an annual flu shot. But a trip to your physician every autumn for the vaccination can help you avoid much more than the dreaded flu bug.
16 hrs ago | Forbes.com
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Amanda Delgado got a flu shot two months ago, when she was about four months pregnant, on doctor's advice. Delgado, of Garfield, said she had never given flu shots much thought before but said it is advice she could not dismiss.
Flu season is just around the corner, so Wayne County's "flu crew" will spring into action this week to help residents prevent the illness. Stop at drive-thru, avoid getting flu Flu season is just around the corner, so Wayne County's "flu crew" will spring into action this week to help residents prevent the illness.
It's almost that time of the year again, where the weather cools down and the flu bug is crawling around. Flu shots will begin to be available tomorrow at the Grand Junction VA Medical Center.
The City of Hoboken, in conjunction with Hoboken University Medical Center , will be providing free seasonal flu vaccines on a first come, first served basis for adult Hoboken residents on Thursday, Oct. 2 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Assumption Hall at Hoboken University Medical Center, 308 Willow Avenue. Proof of residency is required.
During the 2014-2015 flu season, it's important to remember that the single best way to prevent influenza is to get an annual vaccination, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends for everyone aged six months and older, with rare exception. As people age, the immune system weakens, even if they feel healthy and are active, which makes it harder to fight disease.
Reduce chances of flu by getting vaccine It's almost that time of year again. Time to get the annual flu shot.
College of Community Health Sciences Dean Dr. Richard Streiffer tells the Tuscaloosa News that the vaccine is the "first and most important" step to prevent the flu . Nurses will visit sites all over the campus during the next three months to provide the free shots, and no insurance is required.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 09:49 pm
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