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2013-11-25 23:02:08

People with health insurance are more likely to use preventive services such as flu shots and health screenings to reduce their risk of serious illness, but they are no more likely than people without health insurance to engage in risky health behaviors such as smoking or gaining weight, researchers at UC Davis and University of Rochester have found. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 People with health insurance are more likely to use preventive services such as flu shots and...

2013-11-22 23:33:27

Easy Protection from Flu Virus Now Available to Houston Residents Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 With flu season almost here, many residents across the Houston area are starting to think about calling their healthcare provider to schedule an appointment for their flu vaccination. However, some may be putting off making their appointment because they have a fear of needles or because they have an aversion or allergy to preservatives found in common vaccinations. The good news is...

2013-11-19 13:11:35

SDSU geography professor Ming-Hsiang Tsou's method of using Twitter to track the spread of influenza is producing results A social media–monitoring program led by San Diego State University geography professor Ming-Hsiang Tsou could help physicians and health officials learn when and where severe outbreaks are occurring in real time. In results published last month in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, Tsou demonstrated that his technique might allow officials to more quickly and...

2013-11-18 23:26:00

Eye Care Can Help Preventing and Treat Flu Says Water and Eye Health Research Sharon Kleyne, Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Everyone is familiar with “flu eyes,” the itching, burning, watering, redness and eye fatigue that often accompanies colds and influenza in winter. According to water and health researcher Sharon Kleyne, eyes are a major port of entry for cold and flu viruses and bacteria and maintaining healthy eyes can help avoid...

2013-11-15 23:03:41

Missing school, holiday activities, and family events due to illness is no way to spend the holidays, Dr. Marta Katalenas offers advice on how to protect your family during the holiday season from the flu. Austin, TX (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 By getting your family vaccinated early in the flu season, you can reduce the chance of illness running through your house during the holidays and protect your kids from bringing the virus home from school. Yet, every year, many parents don’t...

2013-11-12 23:30:55

Successful corporate staff attendance at the first American Traveler on-site flu shot clinic shows a strong commitment to maintaining good health and helps the company stay on-point with its positive message of supporting healthy lifestyles, prevention and an overall culture of healing. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Every year, American Traveler corporate staff diligently reminds healthcare professionals about the benefits of an annual flu vaccine. This is why, in solidarity...


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