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More than Six Million People Could Get Sick During the Next Six Months: Don’t Be One of Them!

It is estimated that up to 20% of the U.S. population gets the flu each year – that’s more than six million people. If you don’t want to be one of them, get a flu shot (ideally by October). 308 more words

Health

Birds Massacre??

The end of the summer marks the adjustment to so many different factors including schools for kids, fall/winter working hours changes, sickness spread, cold weather as opposed to sunny beaches among many others. 72 more words

General Health & Prevention

Gut microbes determine how well the flu vaccine works

Public Release: 11-Sep-2014

Annual flu epidemics cause millions of cases of severe illness and up to half a million deaths every year around the world, despite widespread vaccination programs. 427 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

H1N1 vaccine associated with small but significant risk of Guillain-Barre syndrome

12 JUL 2012

Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) is usually characterized by rapidly developing motor weakness and areflexia (the absence of reflexes). “The disease is thought to be autoimmune and triggered by a stimulus of external origin. 402 more words

United States

Nonablative Laser Light Increases Influenza Vaccine Response 4 to 7-fold

August 3, 2014

Influenza imposes a heavy annual public health burden, and lies historically at the heart of a number of global pandemics that killed tens of millions.   578 more words

Technology