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44 min ago | Medical News Today

Ginseng can treat and prevent influenza and RSV in mice, researcher finds

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Ginseng, Supplement, Medicine, Health, Nutrition, Herbalism, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

3 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Quidel Reports First Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Reported EPS of $ per share compared to $0.36 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2013.

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

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Vancouver Sun

B.C. flu season marked first firing of hospital worker for refusing vaccine or mask

The wrecking ball has destroyed many of the city's older homes in recent years, victims of the overheated development and real estate markets.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine

The Globe and Mail

Health-care worker fired after refusing flu shot, mask

A patient gets a shot during a flu vaccine program in Calgary on Oct. 26, 2009. A prominent infectious diseases specialist says mandatory flu shots for health-care workers should be put on hold until there is a more effective influenza vaccine.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Infectious Diseases, North America, Canada, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters,

The Washington Post

Bird Flu Found on California Quail Farm Spurs Export Bans

The disease known as bird flu has been found on a quail farm in California, prompting countries including Russia to ban poultry shipments from the state.

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Related Topix: California, Bird Flu, Health, Medicine, Stanislaus County, CA, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Canada.com

B.C. health care worker fired for refusing vaccination, mask

Health Minister Terry Lake says one health care worker was fired during the flu season for failing to follow new protocols that require staff to either get vaccinated or wear a mask when treating patients.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine

KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Chance the Rapper Hospitalized Due to Flu & Tonsillitis; Cancels More Tour Dates

On Sunday, Chance the Rapper cancelled his scheduled appearance at the Coachella music festival in Indio, California, after he was hospitalized with an unspecified illness.

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Related Topix: Indio, CA, Twitter, Medicine, Health

CBC News

B.C. health worker fired for not getting flu vaccine

A B.C. provincial government policy requires health care workers in the province to get a flu shot or wear a mask while caring for patients during flu season.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Canada

KCEN

New Flu-Vaccination Program Targets School Attendance

A new study out Wednesday shows there were 2.4 million absences from school last year in Central Texas, costing local districts a total of $91 million in lost revenue from the state.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Family, Kids, Education Etc., Medicine, Manor, TX, Pflugerville, TX

CiteULike

Akt inhibitor MK2206 prevents influenza pH1N1 virus infection in vitro.

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

KCTV5

Flu shuts down local daycare

Those thinking flu season is over should think again. The flu bug hit one metro daycare so hard that they had to shut down for a couple days.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Apr 22, 2014

KMBC-TV

Doctors concerned by late-season flu spike

An unusual spike in flu cases that shut down a Parkville child care center is also making its rounds across the country.

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

The Telegraph

Pharma trio prescribe rejig pill

Zurich/London, April 22 : Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis has announced an overhaul of its operations on Tuesday that included an agreement to buy the cancer drug business of its British rival GlaxoSmithKline for up to $16 billion.

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Related Topix: Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry, Health

USA Today

Deals bubble up in big pharma

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Related Topix: Health, Publishing, Media, Morningstar

Market Wire

Quidel Receives FDA Clearance for Its Lyra(TM) Molecular PCR Assay...

This new molecular test detects and differentiates between pyogenic Group A and pyogenic C or G Streptococcal throat infections.

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

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Too much codeine still prescribed to U.S. kids

Emergency room physicians still hand out hundreds of thousands of codeine prescriptions for children every year, despite warnings that kids' responses to codeine vary wildly.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Emergency Medicine, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Freshnews

Global Policy On Vaccine Mercury Called Discriminatory

CoMeD - In a scientific paper published in the peer-reviewed Indian Journal of Medical Ethics , researchers with the Coalition for Mercury-free Drugs call for the establishment of one global standard of vaccine safety.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration

PR-inside.com

Global human vaccine market: CNY 19 billion industry in 2012

Vaccine I is offered for free, and its priced and purchased uniformly by the government, covering the major epidemic diseases of Hepatitis B, epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis, Tetanus, etc.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Chickenpox, Health, Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, Bird Flu

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Gazette

Colorado Springs-area flu season will go down as 'worst in years'

El Paso County's flu season will go down as one of the worst in years - in particular, hitting an adult demographic that typically fares best against the virus, county health officials say.

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Related Topix: El Paso County, CO, Health, Colorado Springs, CO

Examiner.com

Spring flu gripping New York

Researchers in England analyzed past data and realized a large portion of people with the flu don't show symptoms.

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