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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...
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....
The leading cause of death during Superstorm Sandy last fall was drowning, according to a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The report, which analyzed 117 storm-related deaths, comes amid a National Oceanic and...
WSBT-TVTeen pregnancy rates are down, way down, about half what they were twenty years ago, according to a new government report. It's encouraging news for nurses and counselors who say more teens are showing up at their offices, asking about contraception,...
Equine herpesvirus (EHV-1, EHV-4) is also known as rhinopneumonitis and has received a lot of media attention in the last two years due to the rare neurologic form it has exhibited at some major equestrian events. Clinical Signs Equine herpesvirus has...
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...
ReutersHELSINKI/LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline Plc's H1N1 pandemic flu shot may put adults at higher risk of developing narcolepsy, not only children as previous studies found, Finland's National Institute for Health and Welfare said on Thursday. Growing...
Flu season is upon us, and it's been a rough one. If you haven't had the flu this winter, chances are you know someone who has. So, what should we do to keep ourselves from getting it? Some folks are packing their own "flu survival kits," while others are...
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...
Attention swimmers: More than half of the public pools tested in a new study contained bacterial evidence that someone may have pooped in the pool. Investigators from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention worked with state and local public...
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...
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