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2014-09-18 12:30:12

Getting a Flu Shot Helps Moms Help Their Babies WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Only about half of all pregnant women in the U.S. get a flu shot each season, leaving thousands of moms-to-be and their babies at increased risk of serious illness. "Getting a flu shot should be a routine part of prenatal care," said Edward McCabe, MD, March of Dimes chief medical officer. "Health care providers should offer their pregnant patients a flu shot each year and...

2014-09-18 12:29:54

No Appointment Necessary and Members Receive a Kmart Gift Card with Flu Vaccination* HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kmart Pharmacy makes it easy for customers and Shop Your Way members to stay healthy this flu season by conveniently offering flu shots in stores for as low as $24.99. Shop Your Way members who receive their vaccination can also get a $5 Kmart gift card with coupon* available in select circulars and online at KmartPharmacy.com/flu. According to...

2014-09-18 12:29:50

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NYBC's Laboratory of Viral Immunology has received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to develop a mucosal universal influenza vaccine. Lanying Du., Ph.D., Co-head of the laboratory, was awarded more than $400,000 for this program. The Laboratory of Viral Immunology at NYBC has previous experience in developing universal influenza vaccines. The NIH grant will support further development of a safe and effective mucosal...

2014-09-18 12:25:43

- Latest U.S. flu vaccination coverage estimates show highest coverage in youngest and oldest age groups with gains in school-aged children, but coverage remains low for most adult age groups WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Influenza vaccination coverage estimates show an encouraging upward trend overall, but coverage among healthy 18 to 64 year-olds has yet to top 40 percent, according to new data announced at a news conference held today by the National Foundation...

2014-09-17 23:02:36

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds “Research Report on China Avian Influenza Vaccine Industry, 2014-2018” as the latest report to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Many countries choose to kill all infected poultry to control avian influenza, instead of immunizations. The total number of poultry exceeds 10 billion in China. Epidemic diseases, which are difficult to control, will result in huge losses. Therefore, it is quite necessary to immunize the poultry with avian...

2014-09-17 12:26:45

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that PediatricsConsultantLive, a leading online community for pediatricians and health care professionals who treat pediatric patients, offers special coverage to help clinicians promote vaccination and to help make sure kids stay-up-to date with their vaccines. The US government estimates that vaccination will save 322,000,000 children born after 1994 from vaccine-preventable infections, that 21,000,000 kids won't be...

2014-09-16 23:05:50

MDA’s online Flu Season Resource Center helps families prepare. CHICAGO, (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The Muscular Dystrophy Association is offering assistance with the cost of flu vaccines for individuals affected by muscle disease, including muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neuromuscular diseases. MDA offers this service annually for adults and children living with muscle disease who, because of compromised respiratory function — including difficulty...

2014-09-16 08:29:35

MERIDEN, Conn. and STOCKHOLM, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Protein Sciences Corporation and Diamyd Medical AB announced today that Protein Sciences has broadened its commitment to diabetes and become a strategic and significant shareholder in Diamyd Medical, its long-time partner in this domain. Protein Sciences will manufacture product for upcoming late stage clinical trials for type 1 diabetes involving Diamyd Medical's recombinant GAD (glutamic acid decarboxylase) protein made...

2014-09-12 23:04:54

The high-dose flu vaccine may trigger a greater immune response against the virus in adults ages 65 and over and may increase protection against the flu. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 For some older women, the flu is far more than a fever and sniffles that sidelines them for a few days. It can lead to serious complications like bronchitis and pneumonia. The flu can also worsen existing conditions such as heart disease, asthma, and diabetes. A higher-dose flu vaccine has been...

2014-09-12 23:01:42

Miami VA Healthcare System hosting 1st Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic in Pembroke Pines Sept. 19 PEMBROKE PINES, FL (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Enrolled Veterans are encouraged to get their flu shot at the first drive-thru flu shot clinic Friday, Sept. 19 from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Pembroke Pines VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic located at 7369 W. Sheridan Street, Hollywood, FL. The process for Veterans needing the vaccine is as simple as driving to the clinic, rolling down their windows...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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