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When I told a friend that I would be touring Asia this summer, she interjected, "Mark and I are going to Hong Kong this year, to see family. He also wants to go to Japan, but I told him I don't want radiation babies in the future, so maybe we'll go to...
Tags: Burma, Tetanus, Malaria, Hepatitis A , Diphtheria
Contributing WriterEach year, nearly 42,000 American adults die from vaccine-preventable diseases. Together, influenza and pneumonia are the eighth leading cause of death in the United States. In spite of these statistics, vaccination rates for influenza and pneumonia are...
Tags: Asthma, Pneumonia, Tetanus, Diphtheria , Flu
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids who don't get vaccines when they see their pediatrician for a sick visit - despite being due for the shots - are more likely to fall behind on immunizations and routine check-ups, according to a new study. "It's pretty...
Tags: Pediatrics, Tetanus, Diphtheria , Family, Chemical Industry
email@example.comSPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Health officials at the state level in Missouri are sending out extra doses of a common vaccine to health departments in the Ozarks. The state got a federal grant to get more of the TDAP vaccine to send to health departments....
Tags: Swine Flu, Tetanus, Health, Chemical Industry, Flu
Summer health, safety tips The Department of Health offers sun and water safety tips, Lyme disease information for prevention and detection, as well as food safety recommendations designed to reduce the risk of food-borne illnesses at picnics,...
What a thrill to see the production of "Wicked." It brought back some wonderful memories for me as I was privileged to meet the actress Margaret Hamilton, who magnificently portrayed the Wicked Witch of the West in the 1939 movie version of "The Wizard of...
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....
If you've got your health, the cliche goes, you've got just about everything. If you've got public health duties, you're responsible for just about everything from mosquitoes (West Nile carriers) to hygiene (wash your hands for as long as it takes to sing...
WDBJ7 Anchor/ReporterSchool's almost out, but now is the time to think about next school year - at least when it comes to seeing the doctor. Pediatricians are busy doing physicals and giving the required vaccinations for next school year. Dr. Robert Gard with Physicians...
Tags: Tetanus, Vaccines, Drugs and Medicines
St. Charles The public may attend the Forest Preserve District of Kane County's grand opening celebration of the new Creek Bend Nature Center at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve in St. Charles from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 1. Participants can see interactive...
Over the past six years, Maryland has taken a balanced approach when it comes to fiscal policy — making responsible cuts to spending while prioritizing investments in jobs, opportunity, and a stronger middle class. Because of this balanced approach,...
HealthResearchers have released another study about infant vaccinations and autism and the results match up with what other reports have found: The number of vacccines an infant receives is not linked to increased risk of being diagnosed with autism....
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