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2 hrs ago | 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

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Two Doctors Discover Formula That Kills Bird Flu Virus

LONDON, PRNewswire/ - Two doctors have given up their lucrative medical careers to try and save lives by fighting deadly viruses and bacteria.

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Related Topix: Bird Flu, Health, Medicine

Daily Kos

Disease Etiquette

A few weeks ago it was reported that scientists had discovered that we would all be healthier if we started using the fist bump instead of the handshake to greet or say goodbye to one another.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nursing, US News, Liberal Political News

Northern Daily Leader

Flu season hits the region hard

FLU season has struck the New England with a vengeance, with this winter recording the region's highest number of confirmed cases to date.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

CTV

Ebola outbreak: Five reasons why it's out of control

People pass by Ebola virus health warning signs, in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Medicine, Health, Malaria

Scotsman.com

More Scottish children to be given flu vaccine

EFFORTS have begun to alert parents to the extension of the flu vaccination campaign, with hundreds of thousands of children being offered the vaccine this winter.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine

WHEC-TV Rochester

Are you ready for a flu shot?

It might seem a little early to get your flu shot but many local pharmacies are already asking customers if they want to get vaccinated.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine

KTNV-TV Las Vegas

Health coalition announces schedule for back-to-school immunizations

The Southern Nevada Immunization & Health Coalition has announced its regional schedule of summer Back-to-School immunization events to help children and their families stay healthy throughout the upcoming school year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Thu Aug 21, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

The American College of Chest Physicians releases new expert guidance ...

The American College of Chest Physicians announces the immediate release of Care of the Critically Ill and Injured During Pandemics and Disasters: CHEST Consensus Statement today in the Online First section of the journal CHEST while the global health-care community cares for patients with the Ebola virus.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health

The Standard

Flu protection gets a booster shot

Flu vaccines will be subsidized HK$30 more up to HK$160, and four-strain vaccines offered for better protection ahead of the flu peak season this winter.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Health.com

New Drug May Fight Serious Respiratory Virus in Infants

An experimental drug shows promise in treating respiratory syncytial virus , a leading cause of pneumonia in infants, researchers report.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, University of Tennessee, Infectious Diseases

The Bennington Banner

Vermont Health Department urges young adult vaccinations

Every year, thousands of young adults suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, and even die from diseases that could have been prevented by vaccines.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Vermont, Medicine

KSL-TV

Health Department urges young adult vaccinations

Every year, thousands of young adults suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, and even die from diseases that could have been prevented by vaccines.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine

Discover

Robert Kennedy Jr. and Mark Hyman to Appear on Dr. Oz Show

I was at the Baltimore aquarium with my wife and kids a few weeks ago when Robert Kennedy Jr. called me on my cell phone to vent about the media's deep reluctance to take his newly published book seriously.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Folk, The Kennedys, Vaccinations, Health, Medicine

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Protein Sciences Lands Distribution Deal For Flublok, Its Latest Flu Vaccine

The chief executive of Protein Sciences announced Wednesday a major distribution agreement that will put the Meriden drug company's influenza vaccine in hundreds of more locations across the United States.

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Related Topix: Health, Ansonia, CT

ABC News

Blood signal activated as supplies drop

Winter colds and flu are taking their toll on Red Cross Blood services across Queensland, with some blood types down to only two days supply.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

WNEP-TV Moosic

When is the Best Time to Get Your Flu Shot?

Pharmacists told Newswatch 16 they are pushing the flu shot earlier this year. And the evidence is outside nearly every big box pharmacy.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, Medicine, Health, Dunmore, PA

Bioscience Technology

Enzyme Holds the Door for Influenza

The enzyme phospholipase D helps the influenza virus escape the immune response.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vanderbilt University

Information Technology

Bharat Book Bureau: PharmaPoint: Seasonal Influenza Vaccines Spain Drug Forecast and Market Analysis

Summary "PharmaPoint: Seasonal Influenza Vaccines Spain Drug Forecast and Market Analysis".

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing

Information Technology

Bharat Book Bureau: PharmaPoint: Seasonal Influenza Vaccines Italy Drug Forecast and Market Analysis

Summary "PharmaPoint: Seasonal Influenza Vaccines Italy Drug Forecast and Market Analysis".

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing

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