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6 hrs ago | 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

KSAT-TV San Antonio

5K NISD students in danger of missing 1st day of school

Due to the enforcement of Northside Independent School District's "No Shots, No School" policy, students who are not up-to-date on their immunizations -- approximately 5,000 -- will not be allowed to attend class when the school year begins on Aug. 25. However, the University Health System will be offering their services, such as immunizations, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Medicaid, Health, Mumps

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

National, Regional, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination...

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends that adolescents routinely receive 1 dose of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccine, 2 doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine, and 3 doses of human papillomavirus vaccine .* ACIP also recommends administration of "catch-up" vaccinations, such as ... (more)

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, HPV, Mumps, Hepatitis, Medicine, Influenza

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Laughing Squid

'Literally Everything Else From Your Childhood: The Movie', A...

"Literally Everything Else From Your Childhood: The Movie" is an amusing video by The Wil Wheaton Project that harps on the trend of Hollywood's mining of childhood nostalgia by positing that everything else not already used should be in their own movie.

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Related Topix: Health

Kevin, M.D.

Excessive turnover in inpatient care can wreak havoc

If you have been admitted to a hospital recently, you were probably surprised by the number of times you were asked the same questions.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

State of Tennessee once again warns - Students need their shots to return to school

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: Health, Mumps, HPV

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Journal and Courier

K-12 schools serve variety of educational needsK-12 schools serve...

Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1mCiTAZ Youngsters head home with backpack loaded with food Oct. 4, 2013, at Miami Elementary School.

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Related Topix: Tippecanoe County, IN, Hepatitis, Medicine

Freshnews

Quidel Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Quidel Corporation , a provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cellular-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems, announced today financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.

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

The Leaf-Chronicle

CMCSS reminds parents to get shots before school begins

CMCSS reminds parents to get shots before school begins Immunizations needed for CMCSS students in pre-K, Kindergarten and 7th grade Check out this story on theleafchronicle.com: http://leafne.ws/1mBzLHW Julia Daughterty, a school nurse, administers an immunization shot to Sam Parris who was starting 7th grade in the 2013-2014 school year.

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, TN, Health, Mumps, Hepatitis, Medicine

KIMA

Kittitas County offering free shingles vaccine

The Kittitas County Public Health Department has free shingles vaccine for adults.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Kittitas County, WA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Coal Valley News

Vaccine requirements for students before school begins9:16 am | 0

Kindergarten through 12th-grade students who will enter a West Virginia school for the first time must have the DTaP, polio, MMR, chickenpox and hepatitis B vaccines.

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Related Topix: Health, Hepatitis, Medicine

Ocean Pines Independent

Wicomico schools offering walk-in vaccines clinic

Wicomico schools offering walk-in vaccines clinic The county health department will give new vaccines for kindergartners and seventh graders.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Wicomico County, MD, Salisbury, MD

The Citizens' Voice

Shingles vaccine well worth considering

I am 56 years old, and with each passing year I find myself identifying more closely with my senior patients in ways I never imagined.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Shingles, Health, Vaccinations

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sweetwater Reporter

Measles

Measles is a respiratory disease caused by a virus. The disease of measles and the virus that causes it share the same name.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Conjunctivitis, Health, Mumps

The Courier

Change coming to immunization requirements

Under new immunization requirements being considered by the state Board of Health, children who will be 11 or older on Sept.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Vaccination reduces risk of bacterial meningitis

Bacterial meningitis is usually severe. While most people with meningitis recover, it can cause serious complications, such as brain damage, hearing loss or learning disabilities.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Meningitis, Health, Vaccinations, Mumps, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Victoria Advocate

Vaccination reduces risk of bacterial meningitis

Bacterial meningitis is usually severe. While most people with meningitis recover, it can cause serious complications, such as brain damage, hearing loss or learning disabilities.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Meningitis, Health, Vaccinations, Mumps, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kevin, M.D.

MKSAP: 65-year-old woman with prodrome of pain on the tip of the nose

A 65-year-old woman is evaluated for a prodrome of pain on tip of the nose followed by a painful eruption involving the right periorbital tissue.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Valtrex, Valacyclovir (generic), Ophthalmology, Shingles, Famvir, Famciclovir (generic)

Cape Gazette

Are immigrants being sent to Delaware?

Who in Delaware state government is responsible to ensure that Delaware residents are not at risk from highly contagious diseases being brought into the USA through Mexico by 50,000 immigrant children each month plus their relatives, terrorists, MS-13 gang members, drug cartel members, and other dangerous criminals entering the USA illegally? Does ... (more)

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