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1 hr ago | 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.

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

5 hrs ago | WKYT

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine

ClickOnDetroit

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.

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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.

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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.

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

Mashable

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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Bird Flu, Health, Medicine

Scotsman.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Sun Aug 24, 2014

ABC News

Japan Ready to Offer Flu Drug for Ebola Treatment

Japan says it is ready to provide a Japanese-developed anti-influenza drug as potential treatment to fight the rapidly expanding Ebola outbreak.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration

Newswise

When a Health Risk Is Close to Home, Health Care Professionals Base...

The new study performed at the University of Haifa reveals the differences between the recommendations health care professionals give when a risk is remote compared with those they give when the risk gets closer to 'home'"* Newswise - When a health risk gets closer to home, health care professionals base their positions on vaccines more on emotions ... (more)

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Vaccinations, Health, Bird Flu

Arab Times

Pilgrims urged to take vaccine against meningitis & influenza

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 23: Chairperson of the Awareness Committee for Infectious Diseases at Ministry of Health Dr Ghaliya Al-Mutairi invites pilgrims, particularly those living with chronic diseases or weak immune system, pregnant women and obese people to take the vaccine against meningitis and influenza at least 10 days before Hajj.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Infectious Diseases, Diabetes

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Make it easier for folks to be vaccinated

The Dispatch welcomes letters to the editor from readers. Typed letters of 200 words or fewer are preferred; all might be edited.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Ohio, Mumps, Medicine, Opinion

Science

Elsewhere in Science, 22 August 2014

Each week, the Science family of publications publishes articles that are likely to be of interest to Science Careers readers.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Agriculture, Science, Bird Flu

The Las Vegas Sun

Epidemics and the global village

The agitating Ebola emergency has captured headlines. There are some who undoubtedly assume this kind of epidemic is unusual.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Health, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

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