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Almost Half of U.S. Adults to Skip Flu Shot

Dec 12, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Almost Half of U.S. Adults to Skip Flu ShotCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/10/2018 12:00:00...
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Almost Half of U.S. Adults to Skip Flu Shot

Dec 12, 2018 , RxList
More than 40% of Americans have not been vaccinated against the flu this year and don't plan to get vaccinated, despite repeated warnings about the potential dangers and last year's record number of flu-related deaths, a new survey...
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Have Heart Failure? Flu Shot May Save Your Life

Dec 11, 2018 , WebMD
People who were recently diagnosed with heart failure and got a flu shot cut their risk of premature death by 18 percent, compared with not getting a shot, according to a new study from...
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Bug business: Cockroaches corralled by the millions in China to crunch waste

Dec 11, 2018 , Reuters
In the near pitch-dark, you can hear them before you see them - millions of cockroaches scuttling and fluttering across stacks of wooden boards as they devour food scraps by the tonne in a novel form of urban waste disposal....
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Almost Half of U.S. Adults to Skip Flu Shot

Dec 11, 2018 , WebMD
Results showed that 43% of adults have received the flu shot and that 14% had not yet been vaccinated but planned to be. Yet 41% of adults surveyed said they did not plan to get vaccinated. About 2% were undecided or did not...
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BeWell launches Dr. Hana’s Nasopure Nasal Wash System

Dec 11, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The nasal wash system is designed to flush along the nasal floor, rather than upwards, allowing users to stand upright while using it, the company said. Read More...
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Scientists to test tailor-made vaccine tech to fight epidemics

Dec 10, 2018 , Reuters
A global coalition set up to fight disease epidemics is investing up to $8.4 million to develop a synthetic vaccine system that could be tailor-made to fight multiple pathogens such as flu, Ebola, Marburg and Rabies....
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Almost Half of Americans to Skip Flu Shot

Dec 09, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Almost Half of Americans to Skip Flu Shot This...
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Influenza Activity in US Rises Slightly

Dec 08, 2018 , RxList
Influenza activity in the United States rose slightly, exceeding the national baseline for the first time this season, during the week ending November 24 (week 47), according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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Memory B Cells In The Lung May Be Important For More Effective Influenza Vaccinations

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Seasonal influenza vaccines are typically less than 50 percent effective, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention studies. Research at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, published this week in Nature Immunology, may point a path to more effective vaccines. Researchers led by T......
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Influenza Activity in US Rises Slightly

Dec 08, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Influenza Activity in US Rises...
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Study Among First To Describe Work Environments For Nurses In Mexico

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A study of nurses in Mexico identifies both positive and problematic areas of their work environments, with age, experience, and education level influencing nurses’ perceptions of their workplaces. The study, led by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing and published in the journal Hisp......
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Most US adults have not gotten a flu shot for this mild season

Dec 08, 2018 , CNN Health
Most US adults have not gotten a flu shot this season, according to a new survey from NORC, a research organization at the University of Chicago....
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Nurse Fired for Refusing Flu Shot, Protestors Say

Dec 07, 2018 , eMedicine Health
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Flu Shot Still Left Off To-Do List For 40 Percent Of Adults Even After Last Year’s Deadly Season

Dec 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
At the heart of their decision are worries about the shot giving them the flu and suffering from other side effects. Public health officials warn about a repeat of last year when the virus killed 80,000 people, and they stress that side effects are mild. Other public health news focuses on the outcry over the first CRISPR babies; climate change and the rise of mosquito-born illnesses; a potential link between infections and mental illness; more raw beef recalls; the impact of childhood trauma...
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Nurse Fired for Refusing Flu Shot, Protestors Say

Dec 07, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Nurse Fired for Refusing Flu Shot, Protestors SayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/5/2018 12:00:00...
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Patients often withhold relevant information from doctors

Dec 07, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Patients commonly hold back information from doctors that could help in their healthcare, which could influence the care they receive or even harm them, researchers say....
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Nurse Fired for Refusing Flu Shot, Protestors Say

Dec 07, 2018 , RxList
An unidentified nurse who was allegedly fired for refusing a flu shot drew the attention of protesters, who rallied in support of what they said was a violation of her...
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Public Health Roundup: Easier Foster Care Guidelines; First Baby Born Via Uterus Transplant From Deceased Donor

Dec 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
As foster systems are strained across the country with an influx of children whose guardians have been effected by the opioid crisis, advocates are hopeful that new guidelines will make it easier to find them homes. Meanwhile, doctors are reporting the first successful birth of a baby that was carried via a uterus transplant from a deceased donor. In other public health news: how much sleep is too much sleep?; medical schools, products that trigger puberty, head-shaping baby helmets, and...
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Nurse Fired for Refusing Flu Shot, Protestors Say

Dec 05, 2018 , WebMD
An unidentified nurse who was allegedly fired for refusing a flu shot drew the attention of protesters, who rallied in support of what they said was a violation of her...
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