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Why Arent Pregnant Women Getting Their Flu Vaccine

Why Aren't Pregnant Women Getting Their Flu Vaccine?

Group Health Research Institute Both mother and fetus are at increased risk for complications of flu infection during pregnancy. And prenatal care providers say they’re advising women to get the flu vaccine, in line with recommendations from...

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2014-08-26 23:04:16

The Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP), the only U.S. organization devoted to the professional advancement of the hazardous materials management field, brings together leading hazardous materials professionals for its 2014 National Conference in New Orleans, LA from August 24-27, 2014. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP), the only U.S. organization devoted to the professional advancement of the hazardous...

2014-08-23 23:02:33

Culinary professionals, aspiring chefs and first-time kitchen workers can prep for food safety certification exams with free practice tests provided by Dynamic Path. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Professional kitchen employees, prospective chefs and food industry works now have a study aid in preparing for Food Safety Certification exams thanks to the free food safety practice test by Dynamic Path. Dynamic Path announced the release of its Food Safety Certification study module,...

2014-08-22 12:24:16

Rebrands perennial title Organic Gardening; announces James Oseland as Editor-in-Chief NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rodale Inc., the world's leading healthy lifestyle company, today announced the launch of Rodale's Organic Life, a relaunch of perennial title Organic Gardening, the first organic magazine and first Rodale title, launched in 1942. The new brand, which includes magazine, digital, live event, and e-tailing components, will tap consumers' growing interest in...

2014-08-21 04:20:43

LONDON, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Safety & Health Expo, now called Safety & Health International, welcomed a stunning quality of attendee, according to show organisers, UBM Live. The exhibition, which is considered worldwide to be at the forefront of the occupational health and safety events, was held for the first time at the London ExCeL, a move integral to its internationalisation...

2014-08-19 16:26:56

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Decontamination Equipment of CBRN & Hazmat Incidents: Industry, Technologies and Global Market - 2014-2020https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2228433/Decontamination-Equipment-of-CBRN--Hazmat-Incidents-Industry-Technologies-and-Global-Market---2014-2020.html$5.8 Billion 2013 Market to Grow Through 2020 at 6% CAGRThe need to decontaminate people, buildings and infrastructures after CBRN...

2014-08-19 12:28:40

MERIDEN, Conn. and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Protein Sciences Corporation and Passport Health announced today that Flublok® influenza vaccine will be available this fall at all 230+ Passport Health locations across the United States. In addition, all employers who arrange their influenza vaccination clinics through Passport Health will be able to request Flublok. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140617/118909 "We created Flublok to save lives and our...

2014-08-19 12:21:51

Reaffirms commitment to strengthening the safety of Canada's rail sector OTTAWA, Aug. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, issued the following statement today in response to the release of the Transportation Safety Board's (TSB) final report from its investigation into the July 6, 2013 train derailment in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec: "Canadians will always remember what happened in Lac-Mégantic, and today, as the TSB concludes its investigation, our thoughts and...

2014-08-15 16:25:06

DALLAS, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) will webcast its participation in the 2014 Barclays Back-to-School Consumer Conference from 8:45 a.m. to 9:25 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, September 3. Mark Buthman, Senior Vice President and CFO, will make a presentation about the company's strategies for growing its global consumer and professional businesses and will subsequently answer questions from conference attendees. A link to the broadcast and related...

flu shot for seniors
2014-08-15 03:13:00

Craig Boerner, Vanderbilt University High-dose influenza vaccine is 24 percent more effective than the standard-dose vaccine in protecting persons ages 65 and over against influenza illness and its complications, according to a Vanderbilt-led study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). The multi-center study enrolled 31,989 participants from 126 research centers in the U.S. and Canada during the 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 influenza seasons in the Northern...

2014-08-13 23:11:33

Cases of whooping cough are at epidemic proportions. To help increase vaccination rates, Journeyworks Publishing is offering health educators a timely set of educational materials focused on vaccines and other tips for staying healthy. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 At a time when whooping cough is sweeping through California and rates are on the rise throughout the nation, health professionals need to sound the alarm about the importance of vaccinations. August is National...


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10 Tips To A Great Summer
2012-07-16 20:56:36

With the start of summer upon us, we start thinking of things to do on the weekend and how to keep the kids busy. Here are a few things that may just help accomplish that and also to stay safe during this summer. #1 Weather is always a big player in whichever season it maybe, but the summer is a when the United States experiences some of its most severe weather such as Tornadoes and Hurricanes. The best tip for this is to be prepared. If the National Weather Service issues a watch or...

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2010-11-15 19:37:34

Sunglasses are protective eyewear designed to shield the eyes from damaging or discomforting sunlight and high-energy light. They can also work as a visual aid. The ultraviolet radiation from the sun can cause several serious eye problems and many healthcare professionals recommend eye protection. However, since the 1940s sunglasses have been associated with celebrities more so than eye protection. James Ayscough experimented with tinted lenses in the mid-18th century although they were...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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