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  1. Two cases of chickenpox at Merrill Middle SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | TheDenverChannel

    Based on recommendations from health officials, the school district is now taking steps to prevent other kids from being exposed. "Because it's so transmissible and because it's occasionally serious, we take any outbreak of Varicella [chickenpox] seriously," said Dr. Bill Burman Director of Denver Public Health.

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  2. Studying the bugRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Bureau County Republican

    If you have a winter vacation planned for a warm-climate destination, be sure to bring some mosquito repellent. The ornery insects are carrying around a new disease called Zika virus.

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  3. Chicken pox hits northRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Telegraph

    Muzaffarpur, Feb. 8: Over 250 children from 10 blocks are affected with chicken pox after an outbreak in the district. District magistrate Dharmendra Kumar said though the outbreak is alarming in the rural areas, the situation is under control.

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  4. Childhood asthma may increase risks of shinglesRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 30 | The Star Online

    Nearly one million incidences of herpes zoster, which is also known as shingles, occur every year in the United States, with an estimated one-third of all adults affected by age 80. Despite its prevalence, particularly between ages 50 and 59, it is still unclear why some individuals will develop shingles and others will not. In a population-based study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology , Mayo Clinic researchers build on their previous research from 2013, which linked asthma in childhood with an increased risk of shingles.

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  5. Something Wild: How Biologists Are BornRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Every moment of our lives add up to the people we are today but some of those moments have a bit more of an impact. That turning point when you realize what you want to do with the rest of your life.

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  6. The Case for Trying Mattias Janmark with Jamie Benn to Balance Stars OffenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Defending Big D

    The Dallas Stars are still sort of struggling. With Jason Spezza out, it might be time to split Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin, but this time with Mattias Janmark to compliment Jamie.

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  7. All About the Flu: What are some other vaccines beyond the flu shot?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | The Stratford City Gazette

    ... you trouble is one you may have thought you left behind in childhood. The varicella-zoster virus, which causes chickenpox, can come back to haunt you later in life as shingles, a painful blistering condition. If you're over 50, especially if you ...

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  8. Older people in Halton urged to have shingles vaccineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Runcornandwidnesworld.co.uk

    After a person has had chickenpox, the virus can lie dormant in the nervous tissue but may reappear as shingles. Dr Mary Ramsay, head of immunisation at Public Health England said: "It's worth taking the time and effort to visit your doctor to get the shingles vaccine as it protects you against a painful condition.

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  9. Reminder to get shingles vaccinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Ballymoney Today

    ... Lucy Jessop, Consultant in Health Protection at the PHA, said: "Shingles is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. After you recover from chickenpox, some of the virus remains inactive in your body and nervous system. "It can then ...

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  10. 150,000 San Diego Adolescents Lack Recommended VaccinesRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | San Diego NewsCape

    There are about 300,000 adolescents in San Diego County and half of them lack some or all the recommended vaccines. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that adolescents get five vaccines: meningococcal disease, human papillomavirus , whooping cough, chickenpox and influenza.

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  11. Free shingles vaccine for older residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Redditch Advertiser

    ... 78 can also get vaccinated. Shingles is caused by the reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus, better known as chickenpox, which is commonly caught in childhood. After a person has had chickenpox, the virus can lie dormant in the nervous tissue ...

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  12. AlwaysMed Makes Personal Health Records Storage Available to Kids and Their ParentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    AlwaysMed Corp., a leading online medical records storage company, created a free service where members can now store their kids' lifetime health records under one account. Lifetime health record, also known as child vaccination record , contains detailed information on shots taken like Measles, Chickenpox, Polio and Mump from birth to adolescent age.

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  13. Older people in North West encouraged to get shingles vaccineRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Morecambe Visitor

    ... to people aged 70 years on September 1 2015 and people aged 78 years on September 1 2015. After a person has had chickenpox, the virus can lie dormant in the nervous tissue but may reappear as shingles. An episode of shingles typically lasts around ...

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  14. New Data Reveals Decrease in Michigan Vaccination WaiversRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | WHTC

    New data from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services shows that Michigan has seen a 39 percent decrease in the number of vaccination waivers submitted this year compared to the same time last year. This means that more parents are getting their school-aged children vaccinated instead of signing a waiver to prevent certain immunizations.

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  15. Public Health Agency issue reminded over shingles vaccinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Ballymena Today

    ... Lucy Jessop, Consultant in Health Protection at the PHA, said: "Shingles is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. After you recover from chickenpox, some of the virus remains inactive in your body and nervous system. "It can then ...

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  16. Addition of varicella zoster virus-specific T cells to...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | CiteULike

    Virus-specific T-cell immunotherapy is emerging as a promising management strategy for virus infections in patients after hematopoietic stem cell transplant . Here we present outcomes of 10 adult patients who received multi-virus-specific T cells prophylactically after HSCT.

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  17. A mysterious illness identified, top-notch care deliveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Stanford

    What should have been one of the Catalano family's happiest moments quickly turned somber as they feared that the condition the newest addition to their family faced was serious. Wyatt James Catalano, who recently turned 1, was diagnosed with diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis, a disease of the white blood cells.

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  18. Chicken pox toddler's death 'could have been avoided'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Derby Shire Times

    A Buxton toddler who died from an infection caused by chicken pox would have survived if antibiotics had been prescribed, a coroner has said. Three-year-old John Andrew Kirkham was in an ambulance and on the way to hospital when he suffered a cardiac arrest and could not be revived.

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  19. Health Tip: Chickenpox Can Be DangerousRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | HON

    Chickenpox is notoriously contagious, and for some people it can be very dangerous.

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  20. Atlanta Pain Clinic, Atlanta Spine & Alternative Pain Management...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2014 | 24-7 Press Release

    Brought on by the same varicella-zoster virus that causes chicken pox, shingles is an infection that occurs mostly in people age 60 or older. It usually begins with an itchiness or tingling sensation on the skin.

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