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2014-12-04 12:26:02

CDC Urges Vaccination, Treatment ATLANTA, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Early data suggests that the current 2014-2015 flu season could be severe.

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2014-12-04 05:41:14

The influenza virus circulating throughout the US this year has mutated, and as a result, the currently-available vaccine is less effective in combating the illness, the CDC said in an advisory to doctors issued on Wednesday.

2014-12-03 08:26:43

Public education campaign emphasizes vital role of healthcare workers and features new Ebola prevention communications for West Africa, including 'We've Got Your Back' PSA ATLANTA

2014-12-02 23:00:33

The human rights organization Attorneys for the Rights of the Child is preparing a response to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding its release December 2, 2014 of a draft

2014-12-01 08:30:44

DOVE(TM) Line of Valves Now Compatible with Virtually All Disposable Evacuation Tips in Use Today ST. LOUIS, Dec.

2014-11-26 12:25:25

Despite progress, smoking rates stay high for certain groups ATLANTA, Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The cigarette smoking rate among adults in the U.S.

2014-11-25 12:26:20

New study finds that two-thirds of Americans with virus not in check have been diagnosed, but were no longer in care ATLANTA, Nov.

2014-11-17 12:26:59

Nov. 17-23 is national Get Smart About Antibiotics Week HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov.

2014-11-17 08:31:01

Session will discuss best practices regarding personal protective equipment and cleaning supplies and provide comparative pricing information PRINCETON, N.J., Nov.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.