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2014-10-21 08:33:23

Humanitarian group's October 24 livestream event from Chicago features top global health experts, polio-survivor Minda Dentler, pop star Tessanne Chin, reggae's Ziggy Marley and more EVANSTON, Ill., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the world "This Close"--99%--to eliminating polio from the planet, the effort is receiving an additional US$44.7 million boost from Rotary to support immunization activities, surveillance, and research spearheaded by the Global Polio Eradication...

2014-10-14 23:03:11

Ohio AAP supports education and legislation as key elements to improving rates in Ohio. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 New data shows Ohio now ranks 49th in the country for immunizations. The 2013 National Immunization Survey (NIS) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed immunization rates are rising nationally. It showed 72.7% of children aged 19 to 35 months received all of their routine vaccinations in 2013. That number rose from 68.4% in 2012....

2014-10-14 08:31:59

Survey of Canadian adults finds that 80 per cent believe child and adult vaccinations are of equal importance KIRKLAND, QC, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - There were more than 150 Canadian news reports about vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks between September 2013 and April 2014.(2) Amongst these reports were calls from the Public Health Agency of Canada(3 )to ensure children are vaccinated against the diseases they are most susceptible to - but what about adults? A new survey of Canadians finds...

2014-10-06 08:27:40

MONTREAL, Oct. 6, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - With the 2014-2015 flu season just around the corner, Canada's Public Health Agency is once again reminding Canadians that immunization is the longest-lasting and most effective way to prevent seasonal influenza. Finding a vaccination clinic will be at the top of the to-do list for many Canadians, especially those with children, the elderly and their caregivers. A renewed, more responsive Vaccines411.ca website has been relaunched recently to...

2014-09-30 12:29:39

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Passport Health, one of the largest immunizers in North America, has launched FluFree.com, a website designed to promote, educate about, and provide access to flu vaccinations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140929/149111 For 20 years, Passport Health has provided its clients with protection against vaccine-preventable diseases, including the flu. The launch of FluFree.com is designed to address the growing gap...

2014-08-28 23:03:49

Every August is deemed “National Immunization Awareness Month” or “NIAM” and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources. Two “NJ Top Docs” Pediatricians, Dr. Stuart Slavin of Touchpoint Pediatrics and Dr. Mondana Yazdi of Wyckoff Pediatrics were invited to speak on the topic. Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Smallpox was the first disease in which a successful vaccine was produced for its treatment. Created by British physician Edward Jenner...

2014-08-05 16:28:04

Georgia Department of Public Health Reminds Georgians of National Immunization Awareness Month ATLANTA, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- August is a busy month: planning the last family vacation, back-to-school shopping, registering for classes, moving off to college and school enrollment. Recognizing August as National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) reminds Georgians to stay up-to-date and get a head start on vaccinations required for school....

2014-07-30 08:32:17

DUBAI, UAE, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gopika was born against all the odds in an area of India where foeticide is prevalent. Hailing from Ponamalai Nagar, a village in the Salem district of Andhra Pradesh, her family cherished their daughter, taking the utmost care in her health and development. Yet before long the harsh reality of extreme poverty set in and the family was forced to migrate to a remote brick kiln where they ended up in bonded labour. From the moment she...

2014-07-02 12:28:44

Protect your child, your family, your school, and your community HARRISBURG, Pa., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It has become a ritual for Pennsylvania parents preparing their children for the first day of kindergarten - school-required immunizations. Thanks to these required vaccinations, certain diseases have become very rare. "Parents play a significant role in the long-term health of their children by making sure they are vaccinated," said Bruce A. MacLeod, MD, 2014...

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2014-07-02 05:34:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Parents worried about having their children vaccinated take note: a new study published Tuesday in the journal Pediatrics has found that immunization-related side-effects are extremely rare, and that there is no evidence linking them to serious health issues such as leukemia or autism spectrum disorders (ASD). According to Liz Szabo of USA Today, researchers from Boston Children’s Hospital, the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.