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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...

2010-08-11 10:00:00

ST. LOUIS. 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, Missouri'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...

2010-08-05 14:31:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 5 /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, Georgia'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...

2010-07-30 09:36:00

August is National Immunization Awareness Month HARRISBURG, Pa., July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Health Everette James today urged all Pennsylvanians to ensure they are fully immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases, noting that August is National Immunization Awareness Month. "While routine use of vaccines over the years has resulted in a dramatic reduction in vaccine-preventable disease in the U.S., we are still experiencing far too many outbreaks," said James....

2010-07-22 13:17:19

The GAVI Alliance and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health celebrate new vaccine era; applaud Baltimore's efforts to immunize every child; call for resources to do the same worldwide A Johns Hopkins University scientist, whose team of researchers recently identified pneumonia, diarrhea, and malaria as the primary causes of death of 6 million of the world's poorest children, today called on leaders in donor and developing nations to take action to address the terrible death toll....

2010-04-27 14:52:00

DENVER, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new research conducted for the Colorado Children's Immunization Coalition and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's Immunization Program, 88 percent of online Colorado parents support immunization for their child. The release of the findings coincides with National Infant Immunization Week, April 24 to May 1, which highlights the success of immunization in dramatically reducing the prevalence of vaccine-preventable disease...

2009-09-10 11:47:00

QUINCY, Mass., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than twenty years, Stop & Shop has provided seasonal flu shots as part of its Health & Wellness initiative in a continuing effort to best meet the needs of its customers during the cough and cold season . This year, Stop & Shop will offer seasonal influenza immunizations at a reduced price to Stop & Shop card holders in the pharmacy department beginning Friday, September 11 through November 26 or until quantities associated...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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