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2011-05-12 10:42:34

Administering both the pneumococcal and the herpes zoster vaccines to patients during the same visit is beneficial and does not appear to compromise the protective effect of the zoster vaccine, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Vaccine. The study's findings challenge information in the zoster vaccine manufacturer's package insert. This new information is important to patients who find it more convenient and less costly to receive both vaccines from their...

2011-05-05 13:01:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health is conducting an ongoing investigation of suspected cases of measles in Bucks County with a possible link to Lancaster County. On April 19, people in certain Lancaster County locations may have been exposed to contagious individuals at the following locations and times: Tanger Outlet Center, Lancaster County, 11 a.m. - noon. Bird in Hand Bake Shop, Lancaster County, 11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m....

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2011-05-05 12:32:35

According to an Associated Press report, the US is on track to have more measles cases than any year in over a decade. There have already been about 89 cases reported so far, and the US only sees an average of 50 cases of measles each year. "It's hard to say, but we're certainly getting a lot," Dr. Greg Wallace, who leads the measles, mumps, rubella and polio team at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told AP. International health officials are blaming the rise in Europe and...

2011-05-04 08:30:00

BOSTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Evermedia Group, Inc. (Evermedia) announced today its corporate sponsorship of Shelter Legal Services Foundation (SLS). This follows the election of CEO Jonathan Sym to the SLS Board of Directors. SLS is a non-profit organization offering free legal advice and representation in non-criminal matters to homeless and low-income individuals with a focus on veterans. SLS conducts clinics at the New England Center for Homeless Veterans, the Chelsea...

2011-05-03 06:00:00

NEWARK, N.J., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNeutral Group, Inc. (OTCBB: BONU), a specialty life science technology-based company, today announced that it has signed on to introduce its all new EPA-approved Ygiene® 206 hospital-grade disinfectant technology to the infection control professionals attending the 38th Annual APIC Conference (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology) (www.apic.org). Ygiene® is BioNeutral's latest...

2011-04-27 18:32:00

Vaccine refusals are on the rise while recent studies show immunization is unrelated to the rise in Autism LOS ANGELES, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With vaccine refusals on the rise, it's more important than ever to educate parents before their babies are born. To commemorate Infant Immunization week, AltaMed Health Services, the nations largest independent Federally Qualified Health Center, is informing expecting parents about the importance of immunization in a special...

2011-04-25 10:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Failing to fully immunize children can unnecessarily jeopardize their health and the health of other children, acting Secretary of Health Dr. Eli Avila said today to mark National Infant Immunization Week. "Vaccines are among the most successful and cost-effective public health tools available for parents to protect their children and prevent disease," said Dr. Avila. "While the U.S. has recently seen dramatic reductions in...

2011-04-21 16:20:00

MEDFORD, N.Y., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chembio Diagnostics, Inc. (OTCQB: CEMI), which develops, manufactures, markets and licenses point-of-care diagnostic tests, wishes to correct its press release of this morning (April 21, 2011) in the 2nd sentence of the 1st paragraph to say that its Form 10-Q (not its 10-K) will be available on May 5, 2011. The Company's Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010 already is available on its website. About Chembio Diagnostics...

2011-04-15 11:51:00

DALLAS, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IntelliCentrics, Inc., owner and operator of both Reptrax and VendorClear, announced today the acquisition of Status Blue, LLC, a leading vendor compliance solution. With the acquisition of Status Blue, LLC, IntelliCentrics will unite the majority of the industry's credentialing efforts onto one standardized platform. Status Blue, LLC brings to IntelliCentrics a history of outstanding customer care and grounded credentialing principles that are shared...

2011-02-28 12:46:00

DENVER, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --The Colorado Children's Immunization Coalition (CCIC) and the Colorado Adult Immunization Coalition (CAIC) will host a talk with Seth Mnookin, nationally acclaimed author of "The Panic Virus: A True Story of Science, Medicine and Fear" at The Children's Hospital on Wednesday, Mar. 9 at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. The event will take place in the Mt. Oxford Room, located on level two of the hospital. The hospital is located at 13123 16th( )Ave., Aurora, Colo....


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2011-02-17 17:26:28

Mumps virus causes mumps which is a common childhood disease characterized by swelling of the parotid glands and other epithelial tissues causing high morbidity in some cases deafness. Infection is currently restricted to humans while the virus is transmitted by direct contact, droplet spread, or via contaminated objects. It is a vaccine preventable disease although significant outbreaks have occurred in recent years in regions with high levels of vaccination. The virus belongs to the genus...

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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.