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1 hr ago | NWCN.com

More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine

More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn't much of a bump, the government reported Thursday.

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Related Topix: Health, HPV, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

1 hr ago | LiveScience

Not Enough Teens Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Finds

Even though the human papillomavirus vaccine can protect against HPV infections as well as cancers later in life, the number of teenage girls and boys in the United States who have received the vaccine remains "unacceptably low," officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today .

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Related Topix: Health, HPV, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

4 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

After West Nile and Chikungunya, DFW Now Has the Measles -- and It's Softball's Fault

Last week, the first Dallas resident came down with West Nile fever . It's news, but it's also to be expected.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Dallas, TX, Dallas County, TX, Tarrant County, TX

8 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

Protect: Parents, ensure your children have all the proper immunizations

The patient is 10 months old and hasn't traveled, but does have a link to visitors from Pohnpei, in the Federated States of Micronesia.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Micronesia, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health

13 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Leptospirosis vaccine may save dog's life

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Related Topix: Health, Fort Wayne, IN, Medicine

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

More Arizona parents saying no to vaccinations

A local push is on to make sure kids have their shots for school, but health officials are facing an uphill battle.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Kids, Pima County, AZ

UNICEF News

Vaccination campaign to reach most vulnerable children in Lebanon

UNICEF Lebanon, with the Ministry of Public Health, local NGO Beyond Association, WHO and UNHCR, is launching Summer Immunization Weeks for a week each in July, August and September.

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Related Topix: Health, Lebanon, World News

The Jackson Sun

Keeping kids healthy

Keeping kids healthy Vaccinations help prevent diseases and keep children healthy through the school year.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Kids, Medicine, Influenza

Capital Soup

Attorney General Pam Bondi Shuts Down Jacksonville Puppy Mill

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Attorney General Pam Bondi's Office obtained a temporary injunction and asset freeze against five Jacksonville residents for the alleged illegal importation, breeding and sale of English bulldog puppies.

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Related Topix: Tallahassee, FL, Health

Medical Daily

History Of Autism And Vaccines: How One Man Unraveled The World's Faith In Vaccinations

Autism and vaccinations have been falsely linked for well over a decade, which leads many to wonder: What started it all? Vaccination rates plummeted and infection rates of preventable diseases skyrocketed when the world started to believe vaccines caused autism, but the rapid rise of autism rates tell a different story.

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Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Genetics, Medicine

Miltonkeynes Today

Is your child protected against polio?

The World Health Organisation has recently reported an increased number of polio cases in some countries such as Pakistan and a child who has not been vaccinated against polio can contract the disease while travelling in a foreign country during the summer holidays.

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Related Topix: Health, Mumps

Sys-Con Media

InDevR Awarded $2.9 M to Advance Titer on Chip(R) for Pandemic Flu Vaccines

InDevR, a Boulder-based life science company, announced today that it has received an SBIR Phase II grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to expand application of its new vaccine potency assay to pandemic influenza vaccines.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Boulder, CO, Infectious Diseases, Bird Flu

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Windsor Star

Increase in throat and anal cancers tied to human papillomavirus 'disturbing,' researchers find

Rates of throat and anal cancer linked to one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in Canada are increasing in younger men and women at a disturbing rate, according to new Alberta research spanning 35 years.

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Related Topix: HPV, Health, Cervical Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Human Sexuality, Oral Cancer

The Wave

Osteoporosis presentation, low-cost pet vaccinations

Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones become increasingly fragile and more likely to fracture.

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Related Topix: Health

KIMA

Kittitas County offering free shingles vaccine

The Kittitas County Public Health Department has free shingles vaccine for adults.

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Related Topix: Health, Kittitas County, WA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chickenpox

Burlington Times News

Fox that attacked Burlington man was rabid

State health officials have determined a fox that attacked a Burlington man this past weekend was rabid, making it the second confirmed rabies case in Alamance County this year.

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Related Topix: Alamance County, NC, Biotech, Medicine, Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, Healthcare Industry, Haw River, NC, Health

KGWN

Whooping Cough Is A Growing Problem in Wyoming

With continued growth in reported pertussis cases this year, the Wyoming Department of Health is encouraging awareness of the disease and vaccination to help protect vulnerable residents, especially infants.

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Related Topix: Health, Campbell County, WY

New Hampshire Public Radio -

The Immigrant Kids Have Health Issues - But Not The Ones You'd Think

Two young girls, part of the wave of unaccompanied children who've illegally entered the U.S., watch a soccer match at the Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Arizona.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Control Group, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Ocean Pines Independent

Wicomico schools offering walk-in vaccines clinic

Wicomico schools offering walk-in vaccines clinic The county health department will give new vaccines for kindergartners and seventh graders.

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Related Topix: Health, Wicomico County, MD, Salisbury, MD, Chickenpox

The Citizens' Voice

Shingles vaccine well worth considering

I am 56 years old, and with each passing year I find myself identifying more closely with my senior patients in ways I never imagined.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Shingles, Health, Chickenpox

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