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2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

New infections cause dormant viruses to reactivate

The famous slogan is "A diamond is forever," but that phrase might be better suited to herpes: Unlike most viruses, which succumb to the immune system's attack, herpes remains in the body forever, lying in wait, sometimes reactivating years later.

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Related Topix: University of Florida, Genetics, Medicine, Health, Sarcoma

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WWTC-AM Eagan

Chicken Pox Puts Halt To Immigrant Processing

Processing of illegal immigrants is being suspended at a facility in New Mexico after one of the detainees was diagnosed with chicken pox.

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Related Topix: Health, Illegal Immigration, US News

MYREPUBLICA.com

Sick system

The oldest hospital in the country is sick. It has been so for a long-long time.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nepal, World News, Travel, Asia Travel, Asia, Nepal Travel

WBIW-AM Bedford

Back-to-School Vaccine Reminder

As the school year begins for some students this week, doctors and schools want to remind parents that the state's immunization requirements have changed slightly.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health

Marietta Times

Back to school: Immunizations

While parents and children are picking out new notebooks and shopping for brand new tennis shoes, health officials are reminding them to take children to be immunized by the required schedule before entering school.

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Related Topix: Washington County, OH, Vaccinations, Health, Mumps

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Sunherald.com

Chicken pox halts deportation at Artesia facility

Rep. Steve Pearce said Tuesday that the immigrant women and children at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers are being treated and vaccinated.

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Related Topix: Health

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Rep. Pearce: Transfer of undocumented immigrants halted because of chicken pox

ARTESIA >> U.S. Rep Steve Pearce says he has received confirmation from the Department of Homeland Security that arrivals and departures of undocumented immigrants at the Artesia's Federal Law Enforcement Training Center have been stopped indefinitely due to treatment and vaccination for Varicella, commonly known as chicken pox.

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Related Topix: Health, Stevan Pearce, US News, Illegal Immigration, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Roswell, NM

Breckenridge American

BJHS students need immunizations before school starts

Breckenridge ISD School Nurse Tonya McKenzie, RN is notifying parents of all incoming Breckenridge Junior High School seventh graders that students must get the following immunizations prior to the start of school, which begins Monday, Aug. 25: Tdap tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis/Td booster within the last five years; Varicella/Chickenpox vaccine: ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health

Yahoo!

Chickenpox vaccination push

Parents are urged to have their children vaccinated against chickenpox after a survey found many were avoiding it because they thought people were better off developing natural immunity to the highly contagious disease.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Preschoolers, Family

Nottingham Evening Post

Dr Margaret Abbott: Does my father have shingles?

Margaret Abbott, a GP at the Windmill Practice in Sneinton and GP lead at NHS Nottingham City Clinical Commissioning Group, answers your questions on health issues Q: I AM a full-time carer for my disabled father, who is 68. Yesterday, I noticed he has developed what appear to be bed sores along the outer right side of his lower torso and around ... (more)

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Related Topix: Nottinghamshire County, England, United Kingdom, Health

Clarksville Online

Tennessee Department of Health reminds parents now is the time to get back-to-school immunizations

Frequent news reports about whooping cough and measles, diseases long thought vanquished by vaccines in the US, serve as a reminder of the importance of getting back-to-school immunizations for your child now.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Health, HPV, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Minot Daily News

Vaccination time

It's that time of year again. The school supplies are back in stores and the new fall clothing lines have filled the racks, signifying that the return of school is right around the corner.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Minot, ND, Mumps, Family, Kids

WKBT

Local health leaders: Check your kids' vaccinations

We're about five weeks from the start of school and health officials said there's no better time to check on your kids' vaccinations.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Vaccinations, Health

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Education Celebrations: Immunizations are a good thing

I do not recall that they were painful, but I do recall that my mother presented me with a musical bear that played a song.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Mumps

Free Republic

Local Church Sends Carloads Of Donations

This was on the evening news. While some cities are staging protests and banning illegals from being dumped onto them and their already strained budgets, other organizations are doing everything they can to cater to the criminals.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Medical News

Trials show immunizations are effective in adults

As kids prepare to head back to school, required immunizations are typically on the to-do list, but getting potentially lifesaving vaccines should not end when adulthood begins, says one University of Alabama at Birmingham infectious diseases expert.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, University of Alabama, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Influenza

Fri Jul 25, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Mosquito Squad buzzing with work in St. Cloud area

Mosquito Squad buzzing with work in St. Cloud area A growing number of businesses spray for mosquitoes to ensure health and comfort Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/money/2014/07/25/mosquito-squad-buzzing-work-st-cloud-area/13185415/ Homeowners are calling mosquito-spraying companies because the pests annoy them, ... (more)

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Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN, Health, Deer Creek, MN

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Don't get stuck: Make sure your student's vaccinations are up to date

No time passes faster than summer vacation. That means it is never too early to think about back-to-school immunizations for the kids.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Family, Kids, Palm Beach, FL, Family Practice, Medicine

The Perspective

Taking Charge of Our Health through Preventive Healthcare

While busying ourselves to celebrate Liberia's independence this year on July 26 at home and abroad, I thought that a good way to truly celebrate another milestone would be to take charge of our health by taking advantage of preventive health care services.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Infectious Diseases, Malaria, Health

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Spectrum

Vaccinate before school begins

The first day of school is just around the corner and parents need to consider what shots their children may need beforehand.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Vaccinations, Health

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