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2013-12-30 23:21:11

Throughout 2013, InCrowd has shared research from healthcare professionals asking questions about social media, patient engagement, the flu season and why physicians participation in real time research. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 InCrowd, the only provider of real time market intelligence for the pharmaceutical industry, today announces its most popular 2013 research from healthcare professionals. Headlining the series was data on social media access in hospitals. 640...

H1N1, Seasonal Flu Spreading Across South-Central US
2013-12-28 08:14:35

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online The number of US states reporting widespread seasonal flu activity has more than doubled in the last week, and the H1N1 swine flu is the predominant strain of influenza in the south-central part of the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday. According to CNN’s Ashley Hayes, the states that are reporting an increase in flu activity being experienced in over 50 percent of their counties or...

2013-12-26 23:02:48

Brand Offers a Wide Range of Products to Boost the Immune System and Improve Overall Health and Wellness Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Atka Pharma has announced the major expansion of its BioBalance product line in the United States, bringing its innovative nutritional solutions to more consumers across the American market. BioBalance produces a wide range of health supplements to address many different types of health issues, including oral health, wound care, cold and flu...

2013-12-26 23:02:41

Don't miss work or holiday family get-togethers because of the flu - get vaccinated now at Healthpointe or where you work. La Mirada, California (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 The holiday season has arrived, but not everyone is getting their flu vaccinations. Flu vaccinations are important as they are known to prevent an outbreak of the flu, protect individuals from countless viruses and save lives. After all, who wants to be sick during the holidays? Healthpointe, Southern California’s...

2013-12-24 23:20:21

The new “Flu Fighting Foods” article on the website Healthreviewcenter.com gives people nutrition advice on how to treat flu naturally. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 The new “Flu Fighting Foods” report penned by Van Pham on the site Healthreviewcenter.com delivers to people nutrition tips to relieve flu effectively and safely. This writing is specifically designed for those people who want to treat flu naturally without using any kind of drugs or medications. Firstly, the...

High Testosterone Levels Could Help Weaken Immune System Response
2013-12-24 04:35:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Research published online Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has reportedly uncovered a link between high testosterone levels in men and a weakened immune response to influenza vaccines. In the study, senior author Dr. Mark Davis of the Stanford University School of Medicine and his colleagues showed that men with relatively high amounts of circulating testosterone received less of a benefit from...

2013-12-22 23:01:45

As flu illnesses increase across the state of Texas, Dr. Marta Katalenas is encouraging parents to participate in a flu vaccine study to help provide data that will improve vaccinations and save lives. Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 As the Texas Department of Health releases data on the wide-spread number of children and adults who have suffered from the flu this season, Dr. Marta Katalenas of the Pediatric Center of Round Rock is participating in a flu research study that will help...

2013-12-19 23:23:52

NJ Top Doc Michael Credico gives some great tips on staying healthy and being prepared during the winter months and holidays. Bloomfield, NJ (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 As the temperature begins to drop, we begin to sneeze and sniffle. The lowering body temperature causes a decrease in our immune system’s response, making it easier for bacteria and viruses to live in our bodies. In a recent blog post written by NJ Top Doc Michael Credico, he talks about the Boy Scout Motto and why we...

2013-12-18 23:21:13

Emergency departments can capture critical data quickly while meeting regulatory and reimbursement needs DALLAS (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 The holidays are the season of giving – and often getting sick. To help hospital emergency departments (EDs) prepare for the height of flu season and the associated overcrowding, T-System Inc. today renewed its winter gift of T Sheets® flu documentation templates free of charge to all hospitals and healthcare providers. Providers can download the...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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