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1 hr ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston

Fox Exposes Person to Rabies in Greenville County

One person has been exposed to rabies in the travelers' rest area of Greenville County after encountering a fox that tested positive for the disease, state health officials announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Greenville County, SC, Health

4 hrs ago | The Star Online

Health Ministry to study dengue vaccine

Silent killer Environmental Health Officer Mohd Ismail Shaswadi displaying the 'Aedes aegypti' mosquito to raise awareness of the dangers of dengue during a community health programme at SJKT Kuala Kubu Baru.

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5 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

Safe Travels: How to stay healthy during your upcoming vacation

You've booked your flight or mapped out your driving route, packed your suitcase and planned your itinerary for some time away from home.

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Related Topix: Preventive Medicine, Medicine

10 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Promising Dengue Vaccine Against Haemorrhagic Fever

By Sakina Mohamed KUALA LUMPUR, July 13 -- The results of the study on the much-anticipated dengue vaccine was released last Friday showing promising results, with nearly 90 percent efficacy against dengue hemorrhagic fever.

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Related Topix: Health, World News, Malaysia,

14 hrs ago | Leighton Buzzard Online

Students warned over risks of meningitis

International charity Meningitis Research Foundation is warning students they must get a vital meningitis vaccine before they head off to university and ensure they know the signs and symptoms, as some kinds of meningitis can't be prevented.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Meningitis

18 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, Influenza

22 hrs ago | Bluffton Today

Adopt us for July 13

Clark is a 6-month-old hound mix who is waiting for his forever home. This friendly, happy fellow is available for adoption at Jasper Animal Rescue Mission in Ridgeland.

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Related Topix: Health

Sat Jul 12, 2014

KAKE

Four more measles cases reported in Sedgwick County

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment and Sedgwick County Health Department said one case involved an adult linked to a recent outbreak of measles in the Kansas City metropolitan area, and who is an employee at Sal's Japanese Steakhouse.

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Related Topix: Sedgwick County, KS, Health, Wichita, KS, Health Care Provider

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Low-cost vaccination clinics curb rabies cases

JONESBORO, AR - More than 100 animals have tested positive for rabies in Arkansas this year.

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Related Topix: Health, Jonesboro, AR, Craighead County, AR

The Detroit News

Dr. Keith Roach: Reaction to neomycin nixes shingles vaccine

Dear Dr. Roach: I am 61 years old, and was anxious to get a shingles vaccine shot.

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Related Topix: Health, Chickenpox

The Raw Story

Migrant kids better vaccinated than U.S. kids, but Fox News stokes 'germ' fears anyway

Claims by conservative lawmakers and news organizations about plague- and disease-ridden children overwhelming the United States' border with Mexico are wildly exaggerated , The Texas Observer reported.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Kids, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Louie Gohmert

Buteman Today

Men-C vaccine offered to Bute's new university entrants

Young people on Bute who are due to start university studies after this summer are being offered a vaccination against the germ which causes meningitis C. Scotland's chief medical officer has announced arrangements for a time-limited catch-up programme, offering the meningococcal group C vaccine to first-time university entrants across Scotland ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

Fri Jul 11, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Meningitis vaccine required for Mo. college kids

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: Health, Family, Kids, University of Miami, HPV

The New Zealand Herald

Chickenpox: The parties to avoid

Scott and Michelle Bibby with Isla, 7, , Devon, 4, and Eden, 8. When Isla was 2 she suffered severe complications from chickenpox.

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Related Topix: Chickenpox, Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

WALB-TV Albany

Lake Park vet offering low cost rabies vaccines, micro chipping

Dr. Alba Sosa may not have been too busy giving pets their rabies vaccines on Friday, but come Saturday that will likely change.

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Related Topix: Lowndes County, GA, Lake Park, GA, Health, Decatur County, GA, Valdosta, GA

KGW-TV Portland

Measles cases in Washington have quintupled

Measles cases are up dramatically from last year and that has the state warning of an outbreak.

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Related Topix: Washington, Health

Health.com

Researchers Assess New Way to Boost Polio Immunity

Polio is history in much of the world, but remains common in places like Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan.

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Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Fox News

Measles outbreaks hit 18-year high in Washington state

Washington state health officials reported on Thursday the highest number of measles cases since 1996 and urged residents to seek vaccinations against the preventable disease during the state's third outbreak of the virus this year.

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Related Topix: Health, Washington, Washington Government, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

The Macon Telegraph

Missouri enacts law requiring meningitis vaccine

Legislation signed by Gov. Jay Nixon requires students to be vaccinated unless they have a signed statement for a medical or religious exemption.

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Related Topix: Health, Jay Nixon, US Governors

SanLuisObispo.com

Doctors in SLO County frustrated over high cost of vaccines

The high cost of vaccines is a problem in San Luis Obispo County, said County Medical Officer Dr. Penny Borenstein.

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Related Topix: San Luis Obispo County, CA, Health, Pediatrics, Medicine

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