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2 hrs ago | 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: Influenza, Health

6 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Flu shot during pregnancy protects mother, baby after birth

Nurse Laura Gill administers a dose of the H1N1 vaccine in Ottawa in this November 2, 2009 photo.

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

8 hrs ago | Pharmaceutical Executive

Vaccines: Fire in the Cold Chain

Vaccines are a proven and cost-effective preventative therapy for numerous disabling and fatal diseases, producing significant public health gains that generate tens of billions of dollars in health system savings each year.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Yahoo!

Warning over contagious flu strain

Doctors treating the first surge of the flu in WA this year warn that the dominant strain so far is one of the most contagious and dangerous.

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

BioMed Central

Spatiotemporal characteristics of pandemic influenza

Prediction of timing for the onset and peak of an influenza pandemic is of vital importance for preventive measures.

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Albany Times Union

County Legislator Deborah Bush wants to know who is going to be making sure they don't bring communicable illnesses with them.

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Related Topix: Berne, NY, Albany County, NY, Chickenpox

Judicial Watch

Illegal Alien Minors Spreading TB, Ebola, Dengue, Swine Flu

The hordes of illegal immigrant minors entering the U.S. are bringing serious diseases-including swine flu, dengue fever, Ebola virus and tuberculosis-that present a danger to the American public as well as the Border Patrol agents forced to care for the kids, according to a U.S. Congressman who is also medical doctor.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Health, Family, Kids, US Politics, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Chickenpox

News Max

Border Agent Spokesman: Flood of Immigrants Will End Up Staying

The thousands of people flooding U.S. borders will eventually be granted amnesty to stay here, according to Gabe Pacheco, spokesman for the National Border Patrol Council in San Diego.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Slate

Nine Times that the Media Has Declared a "Katrina Moment" for Barack Obama

Via the Washington Free Beacon , I see that USA Today 's Susan Page used the K-word when the subject of an Obama visit to Texas came up on MSNBC's Daily Rundown .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Texas, George Bush, Health, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Gateway Pundit

Tuberculosis Spreading at Obama Immigrant Camps

The Department of Health and Human Services seems to think the children coming across the southern border are remarkably healthy.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Lackland Air Force Base, Fort Sill, OK, US News, Conservative Political News

Fox News

Disease Fears: Border Patrol union issues warning on immigrant illnesses

A Border Patrol union claims that illegal immigrant minors are coming into the U.S. with "active scabies and other illnesses," claiming one of its agents already has contracted the mite-borne skin infection and warning it could spread into surrounding communities if precautions are not taken.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Health Data Management

Researchers Suggest Fixes to Google Flu Trends Analytics

A new study concludes that 'revising the inner plumbing' of the Google Flu Trends disease surveillance system can improve the accuracy of forecasts for the severity of a flu season.

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

Daily Mail

Two illegal child immigrants now confirmed to have Swine Flu in Texas

Two illegal child immigrants now confirmed to have SWINE FLU in Texas as number of people in quarantine hits 120 Border guards in Texas are on high alert after two child immigrants were confirmed to have swine flu following their interception trying to cross the border from Mexico.

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Related Topix: Health, US Politics, US News, Michael McCaul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, Brownsville, TX, Immigration Reform

Sun Jul 06, 2014

English Dong-A

Wash hands at least 8 times a day

Wash hands at least 8 times a day . JULY 07, 2014 04:13. . A survey showed that only three out of 10 Koreans wash their hands with soap after using the toilet.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Industry, Health, Influenza

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Publishers' Weekly

On Immunity: An Inoculation

Biss advocates eloquently for childhood immunization, making her case as an anxious new mother intent on protecting her son-and understanding the consequences.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

TechEBlog

Scientist Creates Deadly Flu Virus in Lab That Could Devastate Millions

Professor and scientist Yoshihiro Kawaoka from the University of Wisconsin-Madison has manufactured a deadly new strain of the 2009 swine flu virus, and if this somehow escaped the lab, it could kill hundreds of millions, possibly even a billion.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, Bird Flu, Genetics

Cambridge Evening News

Swine flu pandemic likely to have been accelerated by school-age...

The spread of swine flu is likely to have been accelerated by movement of school children rather than international air travel as originally thought, according to a new analysis.

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Cambridge Evening News

Bridge The Gap logo University of Cambridge

The spread of swine flu is likely to have been accelerated by movement of school children rather than international air travel as originally thought, according to a new analysis.

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Mothering

Are You REALLY Independenta In Your Birth Choice?

As long as our country continues to show up so poorly in world rankings on maternal health, I continue to run this article every year on America's birthday, hoping to illuminate issues around our perceived birth choices.

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Lucianne.com

Two Cases of Swine Flu Detectedin Immigrant Children

U.S. health authorities detected two cases of the H1N1 swine flu virus in Central American immigrant children who are being held in detention facilities in TexasA Rio Grande Valley, an executive of the Border Patrol union said.

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