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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...

Little baby get an injection
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...

2014-05-20 12:33:40

Canadian integration engine company offers free solution to help healthcare providers exchange data with the state immunization registry. TORONTO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - iNTERFACEWARE®, a software provider committed to simplifying healthcare integration, today announced the launch of an initiative to assist healthcare providers in the state of California fulfill the Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirement of immunization data exchange. iNTERFACEWARE will be hosting a workshop...

2014-05-15 12:33:41

Public health initiative aims to increase unacceptably low adult vaccination rates PHILADELPHIA, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Physicians (ACP), CECity, and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) have announced a new initiative designed to increase adult immunization rates by assisting physicians and other health care providers in strongly recommending appropriate vaccination and tracking adult immunization rates for quality measurement and improvement. The three...

2014-05-14 08:29:41

DaVita recognized for groundbreaking teammate immunization program DENVER, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, was recognized at the National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit (NAIIS) as the national winner in the "Healthcare Personnel Campaign" category of the 2014 Immunization Excellence Awards....

2014-05-07 12:26:06

Advisory panel examined vaccine delivery process as a first step toward improvement PHILADELPHIA, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The SHAPE (Storage, Handling, Administration, and Preparation Experts) Vaccine Delivery Working Group announces the publication of a paper discussing issues identified in the vaccine delivery process as a critical first step in continuous process improvement. From Refrigerator to Arm: Identifying Issues in Vaccine Delivery, the first of two papers regarding...

2014-04-29 23:03:36

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) has been selected as the Honorable Mention recipient of the 2014 National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit (NAIIS) Immunization Excellence Award for Overall Flu Season Activities. Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) has been selected as the Honorable Mention recipient of the 2014 National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit (NAIIS) Immunization Excellence Award...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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