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It turns out that "Beside the Dying Fire" is where everything changed -- at least for Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln). The character at the center of AMC's "The Walking Dead" emerged from the Season 2 finale a changed man. In an episode not short on...
ReutersBy Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, May 23 (Reuters) - Kathrin Jansen is a microbiologist with at least two breakthrough vaccines to her name: she brought the cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil to market for Merck and helped develop the $4 billion a year...
A new anti-tobacco campaign is urging smokers to turn to their physicians for help in quitting. The campaign – "Talk With Your Doctor" – also encourages clinicians to ask patients whether they smoke and to offer them assistance giving up...
Internist and Hospital of Central Connecticut medical staff memberMany people believe vaccinations are relegated to childhood, but the viruses and bacteria that cause severe illness in youth can also infect adults. In fact, certain common infectious diseases, like chickenpox or flu, are more aggressive in adulthood....
As Joliet awaits this weekend's Electric Daisy Carnival, one of the country's biggest electronic dance music festivals, many local officials have been emphasizing economics. The festival's promoter, Insomniac, has commissioned impact studies to...
ReutersVIENNA (Reuters) - Austria's Intercell said on Tuesday it has won U.S. regulatory approval for pediatric use of its Ixiaro vaccine to protect against Japanese Encephalitis (JE), a step it had achieved in Europe in February. "For the first time in...
ReporterSeveral pools across the area are set to open for the season this coming Memorial Day weekend. A study just released from the Centers for Disease Control shows 58% of the pools it studied, tested positive for E. Coli. The Green Ridge Recreation Center...
ReutersLONDON, May 21 (Reuters) - British farmers will be the first in Europe to get a vaccine against Schmallenberg virus, a new livestock disease that hit the continent in 2011. Britain's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs said on Tuesday that...
Los Angeles TimesAttention swimmers: More than half of the public pools tested in a new study contained bacterial evidence that someone may have used the pool as a restroom. Investigators from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention worked with state and local...
Our local Pet Valu store, at 5007 Honeygo Center Dr in Perry Hall, is bringing a VIP Pet Care Veterinary Clinic to our neighborhood. This nonemergency vet care clinic features vaccinations and micro-chipping among its services for dogs and cats. In...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a woman can seek lawyers' fees from the government even though her lawsuit over damage she said was caused by a vaccine was ruled untimely. The high court on Monday ruled for Melissa Cloer, who wanted...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A newer version of the whooping cough vaccine doesn't protect kids as well as the original, which was phased out in the 1990s because of safety concerns, according to a new study. During a 2010-2011 outbreak of whooping...
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