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3 hrs ago | TechCrunch

Plasticity Labs Raises $2.1M To Boost Employee Morale

Plasticity Labs , a company that uses data analytics to measure workplace morale, announced that it has raised $2.1 million led by Fibernetics Ventures.

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4 hrs ago | Scoop

SMC Heads-Up: E-cigarettes, SMCs gather in NZ, crisis advice

WHO Report criticises e-cigarettes The World Health Organization has recommended restrictions be placed on the marketing of e-cigarettes, their sale to minors and indoor use.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Smoking, Medicine, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic)

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Scoop

Free influenza vaccine programme ends soon

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew is encouraging those eligible for a free flu vaccine to get in quick, with the programme due to wrap-up on 31 August.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Influenza, Vaccinations

Sys-Con Media

Sinovac Announces Results of 2014 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Sinovac's product portfolio includes vaccines against hepatitis A and B, seasonal influenza, H5N1 pandemic influenza , H1N1 influenza , mumps and canine rabies.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Influenza, Health, Bird Flu, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

CNET News.com

Portable, handheld DNA sequencer no bigger than a brick

Researchers at the University of Otago, New Zealand have invented a brick-sized, battery-powered DNA sequencer for field use.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Genetics, Medicine, Inventions, Science / Technology, Health

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Indian Express

Doctors warn of diseases to watch out for in next 2 months

Stagnant water in discarded coconut shells can become a breeding ground for dengue-causing mosquitoes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Influenza

ABC News

Michael Corn Named Senior EP of GMA; Almin Karamehmedovic Named EP of World News

ABC News President James Goldston sent the following note to the news division this morning announcing that Michael Corn will become the new senior executive producer of "Good Morning America" and Almin Karamehmedovic will become executive producer of "World News."

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Related Topix: Good Morning America, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards, Health, Nightline

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Equine Influenza A(H3N8) Virus Infection in Cats

South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China Key Laboratory of Comprehensive Prevention and Control for Severe Clinical Animal Diseases of Guangdong Province, Guangzhou Interspecies transmission of equine influenza A virus has resulted in establishment of a canine influenza virus.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, World News, China, Dogs, Pets, Bird Flu

Fox Point

Achoo! Achooink

First, I would like to thank my little pup, Daisy, for writing my last blog posting.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

American Reporter

My HorizonsHEALTH Insurers are Failing 2 Million Children of Our Military

About 2,100 persons have died. As much as one-fourth of America's workforce an 2 billion of the world's population may be infected by the new swine flu when it peaks in Winter, according to studies conducted by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization, respectively.

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

WJRT

Millington teen who battled H1N1 returns home

The Millington community is welcoming home a brave teenager. They gathered at Millington High School football field in Tuscola County, where Brady Gulledge was scheduled to make an appearance at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

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Related Topix: Millington, TN, Health

NEWS.com.au

Rarer forms of flu could help with vaccine

RESEARCH suggests immunisation against bird flu strains that don't usually threaten humans may provide the nearest thing yet to a "universal" flu vaccine.

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Related Topix: Bird Flu, Health, Medicine, Influenza

PhysOrg Weblog

Key to universal flu vaccine: Embrace the unfamiliar

Vaccine researchers have developed a strategy aimed at generating broadly cross-reactive antibodies against the influenza virus: embrace the unfamiliar.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Influenza, Bird Flu

Sat Aug 23, 2014

AllAfrica.com

West Africa: Funding, Coordination May Affect Fight Against Ebola

Health officials say with Ebola's emergency designation, there will be a push to develop drugs to thwart the virus and to strengthen weakened national health care systems to identify, quarantine, and treat the infected.

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

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Huffington Post

Worrying About Ebola Coming Over The Border Is The Hot New Thing In Paranoid U.S. Politics

House Energy and Commerce Committee Health Subcommittee member Rep. Phil Gingrey delivers opening remarks during a hearing about what Medicare beneficiaries should expect under the Affordable Care Act in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill Dec. 4, 2013, in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health, Chickenpox, Representative Todd Rokita

Examiner.com

Reports of diseased immigrant children mirror Nazi propaganda

The surge of refugee immigrant children to America's southern border has ignited a vehement anti-immigrant tone in reporting by many independent news organizations and bloggers.

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Related Topix: Blog News, US News, Illegal Immigration, Prison, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Malaria, Health

JD Supra

Tit-for-Tat: Russia's Ban on Food Imports May Mean Leaner Times for Some U.S. and EU Exporters

Following a steady stream of sanctions by the U.S. and EU, Russia finally retaliated by imposing a ban on food imports.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Health, Agriculture, Science

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Huffington Post

Worrying About Ebola Coming Over The Border Is The Hot New Thing In Paranoid U.S. Politics

House Energy and Commerce Committee Health Subcommittee member Rep. Phil Gingrey delivers opening remarks during a hearing about what Medicare beneficiaries should expect under the Affordable Care Act in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill Dec. 4, 2013, in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health, Chickenpox, Representative Todd Rokita

Examiner.com

Reports of diseased immigrant children mirror Nazi propaganda

The surge of refugee immigrant children to America's southern border has ignited a vehement anti-immigrant tone in reporting by many independent news organizations and bloggers.

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Related Topix: Blog News, US News, Illegal Immigration, Prison, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Malaria, Health

EurekAlert!

CHEST releases new expert guidance in care of the critically ill and injured

The American College of Chest Physicians announces the immediate release of Care of the Critically Ill and Injured During Pandemics and Disasters: CHEST Consensus Statement today in the Online First section of the journal CHEST while the global health-care community cares for patients with the Ebola virus.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters

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