Latest immunizations Stories

2008-07-09 06:00:38

By Philip Haldiman, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 9--Believe it or not, school is just around the corner, which could mean immunization time for many Tucson children. No worries. There are a number of opportunities throughout Tucson for free immunizations before school starts.

2008-07-02 09:01:03

Businesses that want a dose of preventive medicine to maintain healthy productivity levels among workers -- and protect profits -- during a sick economy should look for healthcare partners now to protect their employees during the upcoming flu season.

2008-02-13 18:01:03

Warning that Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposed 10% reduction in Medi-Cal payments will likely result in many physicians treating fewer Medi-Cal patients, family medicine physicians are opposing the cut.

2007-08-09 09:02:47

HOUSTON, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- RediClinic LLC announced today that it is offering convenient back-to-school physicals and immunizations at affordable costs and without appointments. With school opening soon across the country, parents are running out of time to meet school health requirements.

2006-05-16 11:44:49

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Donor backing for a scheme to save 10 million lives in Africa and Asia by securing finance for vaccination programs is gathering pace with three new countries signing up, a senior official said on Tuesday.

2006-05-08 12:42:09

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia reached almost 24 million children in its last polio immunizations but may have another vaccination round in some regions to be sure of stamping out the disease by 2008, officials said on Monday.

2005-06-21 17:45:00

The recent shortage of flu vaccine, which eventually became a surplus, points to problems with vaccine financing and production. Various solutions to these problems have been proposed, but there has been no consensus on the path to take.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.