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2013-09-29 23:02:11

The informative cable television program shares information about the unpredictability of this year’s flu season and updates viewers on why getting the shot is beneficial. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 Health Briefs TV presents an engaging flu season segment as a part of their View on Health series. It will delve into the benefits of getting a flu vaccination, who should receive the shot and why it is important to get one every year. According to the Centers for Disease...

2013-09-24 10:35:55

Pretravel consultations and preventive medications save money for payers and most travelers Not only do U.S. travelers to West Africa who consult health providers before they leave and take prescribed preventive medications substantially reduce their risk of contracting malaria, they also reduce costs to their health insurance providers and, in most cases, to themselves. In a report that has been published online in Clinical Infectious Disease, researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease...

2013-09-17 23:02:11

The Center for Health Affairs has been awarded $1.38 million in hospital emergency preparedness funds through the Ohio Department of Health and the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR). Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 The Center for Health Affairs has been awarded $1.38 million in hospital emergency preparedness funds through the Ohio Department of Health and the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), the division of the U.S. Department of...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'