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15 min ago | WHEC-TV Rochester

Are you ready for a flu shot?

It might seem a little early to get your flu shot but many local pharmacies are already asking customers if they want to get vaccinated.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Influenza

4 hrs ago | HON

Simple Steps Make Shots Less Scary for Kids, Nurse Says

Many children get anxious or afraid when they have to get a vaccination, but there are a number of ways that parents can make these shots easier for their kids, an expert suggests.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Health, Medicine, Nursing, Toddlers, Preschoolers

4 hrs ago | Island Gazette Newspaper Online

It's Back to School Time: Make Sure Vaccinations Are on Your Back to School To-Do List

RALEIGH, N.C. : August 19th, 2014 - August not only marks the beginning of school in North Carolina, but it is also recognized as National Immunization Awareness Month.


Related Topix: Health, Raleigh, NC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Chickenpox

8 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Promising new vaccine effective against both tuberculosis and leprosy in mice

This image depicts the structure of antigen 85B. Credit: Reproduced from Anderson


Related Topix: Health, Immunology, Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine

12 hrs ago |

More Scottish children to be given flu vaccine

EFFORTS have begun to alert parents to the extension of the flu vaccination campaign, with hundreds of thousands of children being offered the vaccine this winter.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Influenza

16 hrs ago | Express India

Justin Bieber pays USD 10K bill for abandoning pet monkey

Justin Bieber has finally paid the bill for jet-setting the pet monkey he was forced to abandon in Germany last year.


Related Topix: Health

20 hrs ago | KLEW-TV Lewiston

Protect your health and get your whooping cough vaccination now

Idaho Public Health officials are urging everyone to get vaccinated against pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough.


Related Topix: Health, Whooping Cough, Medicine

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Speeding up the fight against Ebola, other diseases

For vaccines and treatments aimed at vanquishing infectious diseases, it's a long, bumpy road from the laboratory to the doctor's office, a journey that can take years and cost hundreds of millions of dollars - if it happens at all.


Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Some of 37 dogs taken from home of woman accused of animal abuse now available to good homes

Some of the dogs taken from a home where 39 dogs were kept in allegedly appalling conditions will be available for adoption starting today - Friday, Aug. 22. Five Chinese Crested-mix puppies will be among the first of the 37 dogs the Kent County Animal Shelter will be placing in new homes after they were removed from the Northeast Side home of a ... (more)


Related Topix: Kent County, MI, Health, Grand Rapids, MI

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Study: Combining vaccines boosts polio immunity

Polio has been wiped out of many countries thanks to massive use of oral vaccine.

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Related Topix: Health


Health Department urges young adult vaccinations

Every year, thousands of young adults suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, and even die from diseases that could have been prevented by vaccines.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Influenza

Stroudnewsand Journal

Freshers urged to get Meningitis C vaccine

NOW that all the anxiety and waiting is over a lot of Stroud's 18-year-olds are getting ready to head off to university next month.


Related Topix: Health, Family, Teenagers

Wed Aug 20, 2014

West Australian

Vaccine neglect child abuse, say doctors

The head of WA's peak medical group has lambasted parents who do not immunise their children as guilty of child abuse.


Related Topix: Health

ABC News

United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation helping farmers in Iraq

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation is working on projects to assist farmers affected by civil war in Iraq.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Health

Dundalk Eagle

New vaccination requirements in effect for Maryland school students

One often-overlooked item to take care of: making sure students have all of the vaccinations required to attend school in the fall.


Related Topix: Health, Chickenpox, Mumps, Hepatitis, Medicine, Baltimore County, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Medical News

Research finds stronger weapon against leprosy and tuberculosis

In many parts of the world, leprosy and tuberculosis live side-by-side. Worldwide there are approximately 233,000 new cases of leprosy per year, with nearly all of them occurring where tuberculosis is endemic.


Related Topix: Health, Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine, Immunology

Highlands Today

Florida should allow pharmacists to administer more vaccines

But it is not enough to give the reminder. We must be sure everyone has convenient access to vaccines.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CBS Local

Making The Vaccination Process A Little Easier For Kids

No one likes to get a shot, but vaccinations are required by school districts. Parents and pediatricians can make it easier for kids to suffer through the pain.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Robesonian

County to help with nonprofit's roof

Dr. David Brooks explains to the Robeson County Board of Commissioners on Monay the importance of pets being vaccinated against rabies.


Related Topix: Robeson County, NC, Health

All Pregnant Women Need Flu Shot: Ob/Gyn Group

According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists , several studies released in recent years have upheld the safety and effectiveness of flu vaccination during pregnancy.


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Health, Influenza, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu