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Actress and Mom Salma Hayek Travels to Africa to Witness Firsthand the Devastating Effects of Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus CINCINNATI, Feb.
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By Tom Corwin More than a fourth of teen girls in the United States received a shot to protect them against a sexually transmitted disease that can cause cervical cancer, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday.
U.S. preteen and teen immunization rates have increased for routinely recommended vaccines, but most teens don't have all immunizations, health officials say.
A free immunization clinic will provide vaccinations required for children attending school. The clinic, at the Allegheny County Health Department's Oakland office at 3441 Forbes Ave., will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. Oct. 15 for students from kindergarten through 12th grade.
By Allison M Heinrichs A free immunization clinic next week will catch children up with vaccinations required for school, the Allegheny County Health Department said today. The clinic, at the Health Department's Oakland office at 3441 Forbes Ave., will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. on Oct.
GENEVA (AP) - Hollywood mom Salma Hayek is lending her star power to a UNICEF campaign to eradicate tetanus in mothers and babies around the world within four years.Hayek, a paid spokeswoman for Pampers' tetanus vaccine program, recounted her experiences during a recent trip to Sierra Leone, where she met with tetanus victims.
DEAR DR. DONOHUE: Please talk about lockjaw. I grew up on a farm, and it was something I heard about all the time. You were supposed to be careful when you were in a barn to spot any rusty nails you might step on. Is that so? I don't hear much about it anymore. Why? - L.S.
Clostridium tetani is a rod-shaped, anaerobic bacterium of the genus Clostridium. It's a gram-positive and resembles tennis rackets or drumsticks on a gram stain. It can be found as spores in soil and the gastrointestinal tract of animals. It produces a potent biological toxin which is the causative agent of tetanus. Ancient people recognized the relationship between wounds and fatal muscle spasms. Arthur Nicolaier isolated tetanus from soil bacteria. Antonie Carl and Giorgio Rattone...