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  1. How Game Theory Can Help Prevent Disease OutbreaksRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Foundation for Economic Education

    What game theory can do is help us make sense of all these factors to find out when individuals are most likely to act in a way that goes against the best interests of the group. When multiple passengers on a flight from Dubai to New York recently were taken ill with flu-like symptoms, the plane was understandably quarantined .

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  2. Delaware Man Hospitalized for Flu Before Season BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    A 38-year-old man in New Castle County has already been hospitalized for the flu with the "official" start of flu season still two weeks away. The Delaware Division of Public Health s now urging people in Delaware not to wait to get vaccinated for the flu.

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  3. Public Fundraising Campaign Kicks off to Build Rehoboth Public DockRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    REHOBOTH BEACH , Del.- The Lewes-Rehoboth Canal Improvement Association is kicking off a public fundraising campaign as plans move forward to build a dock along the Lewes-Rehoboth canal. "It's going to be a transient dock, so people who have boats can drop people off, pick them up, that kind of thing," said the association's president and Rehoboth Beach Commissioner-elect Pat Coluzzi.

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  4. How corporate wellness programs got a bad name-and how to fix themRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Canadian Business Magazine

    You don't have to look terribly hard to find examples of initiatives meant to improve employees' well-being that have gone horribly wrong. These "corporate wellness programs" include health screenings and gym discounts.

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  5. Flu season forecasts could be more accurate with access to health care companies' dataRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... when the next flu season will peak, how long it will last and how many people will get sick. In the U.S., seasonal influenza causes thousands of deaths and hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations each year. Forecasting can improve prevention, ...

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  6. Seasonal Flu Vaccinations Now Available at Giant FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    LANDOVER, Md: Giant Food, the leading greater Washington D.C. regional grocery chain, announced that flu shots are once again available at all of its in-store pharmacies for both adults and children. The vaccinations are administered by Giant's dedicated and certified in-store pharmacists and are often covered in-full by most insurance plans.

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  7. CDC urging people to get flu vaccinations ahead of the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WTVM

    The CDC is recommending everyone six months and older to head to the health department or health professional for your annual vaccinations. "Every county in Georgia has a health department and all of the health departments in our district are ready for you to come in and get your flu vaccine," said Pam Kirkland with the Georgia Department of Health.

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  8. Flu shots: A pinch in the arm, but not always in your walletRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... that we really know how to balance out with other issues," said Dr. Lisa Grohskopf, a medical officer in the CDC's Influenza Division. Because CDC wants people protected if flu breaks out early, "October as a rule of thumb is not unreasonable," she ...

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  9. Free flu shots set to begin at Solano County librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    ... To find a flu vaccine at a location near you, visit https://vaccinefinder.org . For more information about influenza, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at https://www.cdc.gov/flu/index.htm . Reach the Daily Republic ...

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  10. County health department is offering clinics for flu vaccineRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Wapakoneta Daily News

    Flu season has arrived and the Auglaize County Health Department is ready to distribute vaccine shots to help protect local residents from the illness. Last season was considered a high-severity flu season by the CDC, Auglaize Health Department Director of Nursing Brenda Eiting said.

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  11. Researchers discover influenza virus doesn't replicate equally in all cellsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    The seasonal flu is caused by different subtypes of Influenza A virus and typically leads to the death of half a million people each year. In order to better understand this virus and how it spreads, University of Minnesota Medical School researchers took a closer look at the cells inside the lungs.

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  12. The Framingham Board of Health and Medical Reserve Corps are Hosting the Annual Family Flu ClinicRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | City of Framingham

    Framingham, MA This Saturday, September 22, 2018, the Framingham Health Department and Framingham Medical Reserve Corps will provide free flu vaccinations for anyone aged six [6] months and older at McCarthy Elementary School, located at 8 Flagg Drive in Framingham. Vaccinations will be administered between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. This clinic is free but if you have health insurance, please bring your insurance card with you.

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  13. With Flu Season Approaching, Get Your Flu ShotRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Health officials says it takes about two weeks after the vaccination for antibodies to develop and to provide protection against the flu. You can check with your doctor, pharmacy or the Health Department if you would like to get a flu shot.

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  14. 'For Isabelle': Family fundraises to build memorial bench in memory of little girlRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | This is Local London

    A family is fundraising money to build a memorial bench in tribute to a two-year-old girl who died after suffering a range of conditions and illnesses. In February this year she came down with influenza and then pneumonia, within the space of a month, before suffering a life-threatening septic shock.

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  15. UMN researchers discover influenza virus doesn't replicate equally in all cellsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    September 19, 2018- The seasonal flu is caused by different subtypes of Influenza A virus and typically leads to the death of half a million people each year. In order to better understand this virus and how it spreads, University of Minnesota Medical School researchers took a closer look at the cells inside the lungs.

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  16. Health Officials Say Now is The Time to Get Your Flu ShotRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WHO-TV

    According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention the 2017-2018 flu season was the first to be classified as high severity in all age groups across the country. High severity refers to high influenza-related hospitalization, high levels of outpatient clinic and emergency department visits for the disease.

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  17. Woman raises sepsis awareness with Wings of Wyoming flightRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Fairfield Citizen-News

    ... sepsis because it represents a more extreme form of many infections," he said. "So, if you get strep throat or influenza, you can become septic." Although no one is immune to sepsis, the very young and elderly are at a higher risk due to weakened ...

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  18. 10 Habits Doctors Use to Avoid Cold and FluRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | MSN Healthy Living

    Getting a seasonal influenza vaccine is an excellent preventive measure for avoiding flu. Clement S. Rose, MD, an internal medicine specialist at Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago, gets the flu shot each year and recommends it for everyone who's eligible.

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  19. Flu activity begins, clinics to open in a monthRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Medincine Hat News

    Map of overall influenza activity across Canada between Aug. 26 to Sept. 8, 2018 supplied by FluWatch, Public Health Agency of Canada.--SUBMITTED GRAPHIC The first flu report of the season indicates influenza activity in the southeast corner of Alberta, and if your child is afraid of needles there are suggestions for immunizations.

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  20. Can A Diabetes Diagnosis Offer Benefits to Others?Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | HealthCentral

    When you go out to eat, do you find that if someone at the table "orders healthy," it nudges you to be a bit more selective? Or did someone in your office start to walk during lunch hour, forgoing the usual visits to the local lunch haunts, and you decide "I'll join." A 2018 study suggests that if someone in the family is diagnosed with diabetes, the silver lining, if you can call it that, is the influence the diagnosis may have on other family members and their lifestyle habits.

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