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2009-09-28 09:36:47

Nearly half of U.S. workers have no paid sick leave -- a problem that could worsen the spread of the fall flu season, officials said. A child can't stay home without a parent staying with them.

2009-09-25 00:29:06

Forty percent of parents say they do not plan to comply with recommendations to have their children vaccinated against H1N1 flu, a U.S. survey indicates. The C.S.

2009-09-24 13:00:00

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health finds less than half of parents plan to have their children vaccinated against H1N1 flu, despite higher disease risk; Hispanic parents more likely to vaccinate ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept.

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2009-09-23 14:55:00

Pregnant women should be sure to get all their flu shots as soon as the vaccines become available this year to protect them against both the seasonal flu and the H1N1 (swine) flu, according to eight leading national maternal and infant health organizations.

2009-09-23 14:07:01

The anticipated onset of a second wave of the H1N1 influenza pandemic could present a host of thorny medical ethics issues best considered well in advance, according to the University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, which today released nine papers for public discussion.

2009-09-18 16:01:33

U.S. health officials said Friday 3.4 million doses of H1N1 flu vaccine are expected to be available the first week of October.

2009-09-16 09:37:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross announced today that it will cover an administration fee for the H1N1 Flu vaccine for fully-insured members and those with individual coverage during the upcoming 2009-2010 flu season.

2009-09-16 09:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- It's the start of the school year, and there are already empty seats in classrooms and lecture halls because of unfortunate outbreaks of the H1N1 flu virus. Today, Microsoft Corp. is furthering its commitment to the U.S.


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