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2010-10-27 12:30:00

WILMINGTON, N.C., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- North Carolina's public health professionals today were honored with GlaxoSmithKline Child Health Recognition Awards for improving children's health through a variety of programs, including school health nurses, nutrition education, immunizations and better access to care for at-risk families. All nominees were recognized and winners announced at an awards ceremony in Wilmington during the North Carolina Public Health Association's annual...

2010-09-14 12:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- School may have just started, but are your students already behind on their exams? An essential, but often overlooked, part of the back-to-school season are trips to the doctor, dentist and optometrist for routine health exams to ensure students can see the blackboard, their teeth are healthy, and their immunizations are up-to-date. That's why Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Anthem) is reinforcing the importance of parents talking with their child's...

2010-09-02 16:58:00

S. PORTLAND, Maine, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- As many children head back to school this fall, are they truly prepared for what lies ahead? With a few simple medical exams; Maine's school-age children will be armed with the tools they need to have a healthier school year. The exams we are referring to are given in a doctor's and/or dentist's office, and should take place before or shortly after the start of the new school year, and include a routine doctor's exam to confirm that all...

2010-09-01 07:00:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxim Health Systems (MHS) today announced it will launch its annual influenza vaccination program on October 1 and will offer flu shots nationwide through more than 30,000 clinics. "Influenza immunizations are the best way to prevent illness and subsequent medical problems caused by influenza in people of all ages," said Dr. W. John Langley, M.D., FAAP, Chief Medical Officer for Maxim Healthcare Services. "We believe that everyone who can, should...

2010-08-27 16:06:00

MANCHESTER, N.H., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- With the back to school shopping season in full swing, it is also important to arm area children and teens with other tools they need to have a good school year- like medical exams. These are critical to good health and should take place before or shortly after the start of the new school year, and include a routine doctor's exam to confirm that all immunizations are up-to-date, a dental check-up, and a vision exam. Richard Lafleur, medical...

2010-08-26 11:07:00

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Many children and teens are enjoying the remaining days of their summer vacation, but are they truly prepared for what lies ahead? With a few simple medical exams, Virginia's school-age children will be armed with the tools they need to enjoy a healthy school year. The exams we are referring to are given in a doctor's and/or dentist's office, and should take place before or shortly after the start of the new school year, and include a routine...

2010-08-17 15:30:00

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Many children and teens are enjoying the remaining days of their summer vacation, or just heading back to school, but are they truly prepared for what lies ahead? Don't fret, with a few simple medical exams, California's school-age children will be armed with the tools they need to have a more healthy school year. The exams we are referring to are given in a doctor's and/or dentist's office, and should take place before or shortly after the...

2010-08-17 08:41:00

Pharmacists in all 50 States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico Authorized to Administer Immunizations WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) is encouraging consumers to get immunized against influenza and to consider their local pharmacy as the site to receive their vaccine. Pharmacists in all 50 states including the District of Columbia are authorized to administer influenza vaccines and, as of June 30, 2010, more than 120,000...

2010-08-11 14:47:00

DENVER, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Many children and teens are enjoying the remaining days of their summer vacation, but are they truly prepared for what lies ahead? Don't fret, with a few simple medical exams, Colorado's school-age children will be armed with the tools they need to have a more healthy school year. The exams we are referring to are given in a doctor's and/or dentist's office, and should take place before or shortly after the start of the new school year, and include a routine...

2010-08-11 14:32:00

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Many children and teens are enjoying the remaining days of their summer vacation, but are they truly prepared for what lies ahead? Don't fret, with a few simple medical exams, Nevada's school-age children will be armed with the tools they need to have a more healthy school year. The exams we are referring to are given in a doctor's and/or dentist's office, and should take place before or shortly after the start of the new school year, and include a routine...