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1 min ago | Sys-Con Media

September is Senior Vaccination Month at CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic

Because people's immune systems weaken as they age, it is important that adults ages 65 years and older stay up to date on their vaccinations.


Related Topix: Retail, CVS, Vaccinations, Health, CVS Caremark, Medicine

4 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Protect the public from deadly threat of flu

With the elderly comprising an estimated 90 percent of seasonal influenza's death toll, the flu vaccination rate among a group of professionals working closely with this age group - staff at hospitals, clinics and nursing homes - should be 100 percent or very close.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Nursing, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Opinion

8 hrs ago |

Back to school: Eight top health tips to make sure kids are ready to return

The return to the classroom can bring the usual seasonal sniffles and other ills, but measures can be taken by parents to try and avoid them There is less than a week until schools go back and while most parents are relieved not to have to keep their children entertained much longer, there's that nagging dread that seasonal sniffles, nits and the ... (more)


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, Back Pain, Chickenpox, Lice

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Free influenza vaccine programme ends soon

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew is encouraging those eligible for a free flu vaccine to get in quick, with the programme due to wrap-up on 31 August.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vaccinations, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

WHMI-FM Howell

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August is Immunization Awareness Month in part because children are headed back to school and public schools require vaccinations among their students.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine

The New Zealand Herald

Hospitals struggle with influenza surge

A hospital struggling with an upsurge of influenza and similar illnesses is appealing to patients to see their GP early rather than waiting and going to the emergency department.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Indian Express

Doctors warn of diseases to watch out for in next 2 months

Stagnant water in discarded coconut shells can become a breeding ground for dengue-causing mosquitoes.


Related Topix: Medicine, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health


Lexington health officials recommend getting flu shot earlier this year

Peak flu season isn't until late December, but health officials say it's not too early to start protecting yourself.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lexington, KY, Lexington-Fayette, KY, Fayette County, KY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

What's New on Olentangy's Web Site

Health Heroes Influenza Vaccinations Sept. 8-9

The Olentangy Local Schools is partnering with Health Heroes, Inc . to offer all district students and staff the opportunity to receive a FluMistA Quadrivalent vaccine while in school September 8-9, 2014.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine


4 shots for back-to-school

Experts says its important for your child to be up-to-date all all shots, but most especially important are the MMR, whooping cough, flu, and HPV vaccines.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Medicine, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Alcoholics have an abnormal CD8 T cell response to the influenza virus

It is well known that chronic drinking is associated with an increased incidence and severity of respiratory infections.


Related Topix: Medicine, Alcoholism, Health, University of Iowa, Iowa, Infectious Diseases, Pneumonia

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Equine Influenza A(H3N8) Virus Infection in Cats

South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China Key Laboratory of Comprehensive Prevention and Control for Severe Clinical Animal Diseases of Guangdong Province, Guangzhou Interspecies transmission of equine influenza A virus has resulted in establishment of a canine influenza virus.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World News, China, Dogs, Pets, Bird Flu, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu


9 Incredible Science Projects by Brilliant Kids

With prestigious competitions like the Google Science Fair and the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair , millions of entrepreneurial students are showcasing their talents and gaining national recognition for their work.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Health, Teenagers, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Medical News

Recommendation by physician could halve racial disparity in who gets flu shot

Doctors should make a point of offering a flu vaccine to their patients. A simple reminder could considerably reduce the number of racial and ethnic minorities who currently do not vaccinate themselves against this common contagious respiratory illness.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Travel, Switzerland Travel, Europe Travel

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Sunday Herald

Bird flu vaccine may fight other strains

RARER forms of flu may be the key to producing a vaccine that protects against many different strains, scientists believe.


Related Topix: Bird Flu, Health, Medicine

Scotland leads the world in patient care

I am proud to say that the community pharmacy contract in Scotland is often seen as world leading in terms of the development of care services for NHS patients.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Medicine, Health, Vaccinations

PhysOrg Weblog

Key to universal flu vaccine: Embrace the unfamiliar

Vaccine researchers have developed a strategy aimed at generating broadly cross-reactive antibodies against the influenza virus: embrace the unfamiliar.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Bird Flu, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

Business Wire

Shoo the Flu Brings Flu Protection to Oakland Students

Shoo the Flu is a partnership of the Alameda County Public Health Department , California Department of Public Health and the Oakland Unified School District , funded by the Page Family Foundation.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oakland, CA, Education Etc., Alameda County, CA

WSYR-AM Syracuse

Kinney Drugs Offers Flu Vaccine At Fair

There's likely never been an earlier or easier way to get vaccinated against the flu - at the Great New York State Fair.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Kinney Drugs, Retail, Medicine

News 4 Jax

Free flu vaccine for Duval students

A former Jacksonville Jaguar star is partnering with the Duval County Health Department and Duval County schools to help keep kids healthy.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Duval County, FL, Family, Kids