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47 min ago | KXVO

Yoga big on West Coast, chiropractors popular in Midwest

People with sleep apnea, a common sleep disorder, may be at increased risk for the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis, especially women and older people, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fitness, Chiropractic, Yoga, Sleep, Breast Cancer, Cancer

47 min ago | KAUZ

Sleep apnea may be linked to poor bone health

People with sleep apnea, a common sleep disorder, may be at increased risk for the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis, especially women and older people, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine, Health, Fitness, Yoga, Chiropractic, Breast Cancer, Cancer

2 hrs ago | BioMed Central

School closures during the 2009 influenza pandemic: national and local experiences

School closure is a non-pharmaceutical intervention that was considered in many national pandemic plans developed prior to the start of the influenza A pdm09 pandemic, and received considerable attention during the event.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Influenza, Health

6 hrs ago | The China Post

Enterovirus at high risk as influenza cases drop: CDC

The number of influenza cases being reported has gradually decreased while the epidemic period of enterovirus still remains at its peak, the Centers for Disease Control announced yesterday.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Miami Herald

Lassa virus raises questions about health travel protections for passengers

John Nides and his wife had buckled up for the trip home from New York on March 31 when a passenger boarding Delta Flight 2921 was garbling his words and needed help from a flight attendant to navigate the walkway, according to Nides.

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Related Topix: Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Control Group, Health

WSTM-TV Syracuse

Flu cases making a comeback in Onondaga County

Flu season isn't over yet. Reported cases of H1N1, the main strain of influenza, peaked in Onondaga County last December but Influenza B cases are still increasing each week.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Influenza, Onondaga County, NY

The St Paul Journal

Local man shares H1N1 experience, thanks community for support

Throughout his life, Real Corbiere has faced a number of battles with his health, but the most challenging of those battles was his struggle with H1N1 this winter.

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KFVS12

Younger adults hit hardest this flu season

The H1N1 flu was the predominant influenza strain in the United States this year, but it packed a lot less punch than in 2009 when it caused a worldwide pandemic, health officials report.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Vaccinations, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Less salt use tied to drop in British heart deaths

The H1N1 flu was the predominant influenza strain in the United States this year, but it packed a lot less punch than in 2009 when it caused a worldwide pandemic, health officials report.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Alzheimer's

Scientific American

The Overlooked Influence of Kathleen Sebelius

When Kathleen Sebelius took the helm of one of the largest civilian departments in the federal government, the first thorny issue on her desk was responding to the H1N1 flu virus, a new pandemic flu strain that seemed to target otherwise healthy young people.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Epidemic, Medicine, Influenza, Natural Disasters, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sunday Herald

Breakthrough drug to protect against any strain of flu virus

SCIENTISTS have developed a pioneering new drug which they believe has the potential to protect against any strain of flu.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Tamiflu, Oseltamivir (generic), Bird Flu

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Scotsman.com

Scottish developed anti-flu spray 'will save lives'

A preventative compound, which could be administered via a nasal spray, has the potential to guard against current and future strains of the virus, its creators said.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Tamiflu, Oseltamivir (generic), Medicine, Relenza, Zanamivir (generic), Influenza

Information Technology

CEL-SCI Corporation Prices $10 Million Public Offering of Common Stock and Six Month Warrants

SCI Corporation , a late-stage oncology company, today announced that it has priced a "best efforts" underwritten public offering of units of common stock and warrants at a price of $1.40 per unit for gross proceeds of approximately $10 million, prior to deducting underwriting commissions and offering expenses of the Company.

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Related Topix: Biotech, CEL-SCI Corp, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Oncology, CEL-SCI, Healthcare Law, Law, Boca Raton, FL, Health

Go Local

Health | NEW: Rhode Island Influenza Deaths Up, High Elderly Toll

Thirteen people, most of them in their 80s and 90s, have died from influenza this season, many since the arrival of the H3N2 strain of flu in late March according to RI Department of Health .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Family, Rhode Island, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Rhode Island Government, Vaccinations

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Kiwis urged to get flu vaccinations before Easter

The flu virus could be spread by people getting together during the school holidays, the National Influenza Specialist Group has warned.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Vaccinations

Scoop

Time to get your influenza vaccination

Influenza can be a serious disease resulting in hospital admission, severe complications and even death, MidCentral Medical Officer of Health Dr Rob Weir says.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Vaccinations, New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel

Daily Kos

Gilead Set to Make Out Big AGAIN---This Time with $1000 a Day Pill for Hepatitis C

Before you start reading this, this is not a medical literature review of the pros and cons of any specific treatment for Hepatitis C. This is a study about how Things Are Done in the United States by Private Pharmaceutical Companies and Public Health Departments and Elected and Selected Political Leaders that have the potential to make a very few, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Medicaid, US News, Liberal Political News

Sat Apr 12, 2014

National Post

A brief, terrifying history of viruses escaping from labs: 70s Chinese pandemic was a lab mistake

The public health danger posed by potentially pandemic-causing viruses escaping from laboratories has become the subject of considerable discussion, spurred by "gain of function" experiments.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Genetics, Medicine, Health, Influenza, Fort Dix, NJ, Bird Flu

Rock Hill Herald

UGA-Emory partnership receives flu research funds

Officials with the universities said this week the Emory-UGA Center of Excellence for Influenza and Surveillance would receive the funding, which could grow to $26.7 million over seven years.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, Emory University, Medicine, Influenza, Health

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Wired

Your Big Data Is Worthless if You Don't Bring It Into the Real World

In a generation, the relationship between the "tech genius" and society has been transformed: from shut-in to savior, from antisocial to society's best hope.

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Related Topix: WebMD, Medicine, Influenza, Health, Computers

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