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9 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

Rheumatoid arthritis: Protect your health with vaccines

Rheumatoid arthritis and the medications used to treat it can increase your risk of developing infections.

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Related Topix: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis, Medicine, Health, Vaccinations

13 hrs ago | Times-Standard

An open letter to government officials about vaccines

It seems like at least three times a day there is a commercial on TV about the importance of vaccines.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Health Insurance, Opinion

Yesterday | TheCelebrityCafe

CDC halts shipments, shuts down laboratory over safety issues

After recent problems handling anthrax and avian flu samples, the CDC announced on Friday that all pathogen shipments have been suspended and the influenza laboratory has been shuttered.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Bird Flu, Health, Medicine

Fri Jul 11, 2014

BioMed Central

Micro-RNAs in regenerating lungs: an integrative systems biology...

Tissue regeneration in the lungs is gaining increasing interest as a potential influenza management strategy.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Medicine, Health

The Advocate

Flu shot can halve heart attack risk

PEOPLE at high risk of heart disease are being urged to get a flu shot, with research suggesting it could halve their risk of heart attack.

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Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Medicine, Vaccinations

Channelnewsasia.com

US govt lab reveals series of dangerous mix-ups

The United States' top public health agency revealed a series of alarming incidents in which dangerous biological agents including anthrax, influenza and botulism were mishandled over the past decade.

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Related Topix: Botulism, Medicine, Health, Bird Flu, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Control Group, Infectious Diseases

Windsor Beacon

CDC increases regulations after anthrax, smallpox scares

Following a string of public-safety scares, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be shutting down two research labs, temporarily stopping all transfers of samples from high-level biosafety labs and strengthening its laboratory safety precautions, the CDC announced in a report Friday.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Law, Law, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Bird Flu, Health, Vanderbilt University

KMIZ

Flu vaccine

Students living in campus housing at Missouri's public universities will be required to get vaccinated against bacterial meningitis beginning next year.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Jay Nixon, US Governors

BioSpace

Bacterial Respiratory Tract Colonization Prior To Catching The Flu...

Many studies have shown that more severe illness and even death are likely to result if you develop a secondary respiratory infection after developing influenza.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Cape Cod Times

Planned Parenthood is not just an 'abortion clinic'

Your July 5 editorial "A right to safety" correctly asserts that the Supreme Court's ruling against the 35-foot buffer zones at health facilities in Massachusetts is flawed.

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Related Topix: Brookline, MA, Medicine, Health, Abortion, Opinion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

BioSpace

Microbix Biosystems Inc. Sues Novartis AG For Infringement Of Its VIRUSMAX?? Patent In Europe

Microbix Biosystems Inc. Sues Novartis AG For Infringement Of Its VIRUSMAXA Patent In Europe TORONTO , July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Microbix Biosystems Inc. , an innovator of biological products and technologies, announced today it has commenced a new patent litigation in the Court of Dusseldorf, Germany against Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, alleging ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Inventions, Science / Technology, Medicine, Health

Marlborough Express

Foil the flu, get a jab

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board medical officer of Health Dr Ed Kiddle said there had been no admissions to Nelson or Wairau hospitals for patients with influenza.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Medicine, Health, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

PhysOrg Weblog

Bacterial respiratory tract colonization prior to catching the flu may protect against severe illness

Many studies have shown that more severe illness and even death are likely to result if you develop a secondary respiratory infection after developing influenza.

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Related Topix: Health, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

Star Phoenix

Metro to shutter free print newspapers in Regina, Saskatoon, London

A policy of "gang sprinkling" in the Saskatoon Correctional Centre - mixing members of gangs rather than separating them - has correctional workers concerned about their safety... No Saskatchewan health-care worker should feel needled by being required to either get an influenza vaccine or wear a mask next flu season.

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Related Topix: Canada, Medicine, Health, South America, World News, Brazil

Star Phoenix

Photos: Kinsmen Riverfront Home Lottery awarded

A policy of "gang sprinkling" in the Saskatoon Correctional Centre - mixing members of gangs rather than separating them - has correctional workers concerned about their safety... No Saskatchewan health-care worker should feel needled by being required to either get an influenza vaccine or wear a mask next flu season.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Medicine, Health, Canada, South America, World News, Brazil

Star Phoenix

Saskatchewan crop report early estimate suggests 1.2M hectares lost to flooding

A policy of "gang sprinkling" in the Saskatoon Correctional Centre - mixing members of gangs rather than separating them - has correctional workers concerned about their safety... No Saskatchewan health-care worker should feel needled by being required to either get an influenza vaccine or wear a mask next flu season.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Canada, South America, World News, Brazil, Agriculture, Science

Infection Control Today

Automatic Surveillance System Can Detect Patients with Influenza from Computerized ED Records

Early knowledge of influenza outbreaks in the community allows local hospital healthcare workers to recognise the clinical signs of influenza in hospitalized patients and to apply effective precautions.

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Related Topix: Health, Science, Computer Science, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Fetch Your News

New School Immunization Requirements in Georgia

Let's face it - nobody likes getting shots. But a shot lasts a second; diseases last much longer.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Vaccinations, Health

Hispanic Business

New Findings Reported from University of Veterinary and...

The most important tool in the diagnosis of influenza pandemic is timely and right diagnosis."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Times-Herald

UPDATED: 'Immunize-or-mask' policy coming to Saskatchewan

Dr. Mark Vooght fully supoorts the Ministry of Health's "immunize-or-mask" policy, which all provincial health-care workers must abide by beginning in fall 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Long Term Care

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