Immunizations

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Immunizations are a necessary evil of childhood. As a mother, it’s heartbreaking to have your one year old begin to cry as soon as you enter the pediatrician’s building out of fear of a shot, but every time you take him to the doctor, but immunizations are the reason the death rate for infectious disease […]


Recommended Vaccines For Children

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We all know that in order to prevent serious illnesses from affecting our children we must take them to the doctor at predetermined periods for vaccination. Parents need to know when it is the most indicated moment for such a shot and against which disease is their child protected. In this article parents can find […]


The Dark Side Of The Vaccination Game

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New parents are regularly being advised to bring their children in for vaccinations shots. Children can be given vaccines for everything from measles to smallpox, though the latter is only rarely given out nowadays. The purpose of the vaccine is to prevent a child from developing a potentially life-threatening illness. This practice has been around […]


Who Should Receive The Pneumonia Vaccine

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Pneumonia is a common pulmonary disease and it has a high incidence in children and elderly people. Although pneumonia can also occur in adults, people with a good general health and a strong immune system usually develop milder forms of the disease. Pneumonia affects around 3 million people in the United States each year. Although […]


Cervical Cancer Hpv Vaccine

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Gardasil: Cervical cancer is caused by a virus many people get in their teens and 20s. Now there is a vaccine available to protect women from the most common cause of cervical cancer: a virus called HPV. What is HPV? HPV (human papillomavirus) is a common virus that affects both females and males. There are […]


Pneumonia Investigating The Rise Of Lung Infections Among Us Troops

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Between March 2003 and March 2004, US soldiers in Iraq have been hit at a higher than normal rate by a rare type of disease. A disease characterized by fever, respiratory failure, and an infiltration of the lungs. It has been diagnosed in 18 US soldiers. Two fatalities have been recorded thus far. The report […]


The Culprit Behind Throat Cancer Trend

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Despite the active campaign on cancer prevention, the incidence of throat cancers in the United States has not dropped in recent years. In fact, the statistics are even rising in some areas, as opposed to the downward trend in other head and neck cancers that are usually associated with smoking and drinking alcohol. It is […]


Two Questions To Ask About Bird Flu Vaccines

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The results of a government-funded study show that very high doses of an avian influenza vaccine, supplied by Sanofi-Aventis, are needed to produce an immune response that should guard against the virus. 54% of the volunteers received two shots of 90 micrograms each, 28 days apart. A typical flu shot is 15 micrograms. Based on […]


Fight Against The Pandemic

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According to The Navhind Times dated 8th May 2006, USA is unprepared for the Bird Flu pandemic. A fact that the United States Health and Human Services Secretary, Mr. Michael Leavitt admitted. Avian Influenza or the H5N1 Bird Flu virus has not yet been found in North America but experts feel that it is only […]


The Flu Vaccine Could Save Your Life Today

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The flu vaccine could save your life or the life of your parents or children. Not everyone is well equipped to deal with catching the flu and this is a very contagious and a very determined virus. The only way to truly prevent the flu in your home is to make sure that the whole […]


The Truth About Bird Flu Vaccines

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What exactly do we have against the Bird Flu virus if it does materialize into a sudden threat? The governments of some countries have been claiming that they are stockpiling vaccines already. However how can that be possible when the vaccine we so dearly need is still under development. The truth is that governments are […]


Every Baby Deserves The Best Shot At Good Health Hib Vaccine Protects Against Dreaded Disease

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As a parent, you want to give your child the best shot at a long, healthy life. A key to ensuring your child’s well- being is on-time vaccination against devastating but avoidable diseases. One such disease is Haemophilus influenzae type b, commonly referred to as Hib. Hib disease usually occurs in infants and preschool children […]


An Innovative Treatment For Non Hodgkin S Lymphoma

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Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a slow-growing, life-threatening cancer of the immune system that develops when white blood cells grow uncontrollably in the lymph nodes. Each year in the U.S. alone, 55,000 new cases are diagnosed. Fortunately, novel, highly personalized treatments are being produced. With a recent medical breakthrough, patients can now receive individualized treatment that kills […]


Plague Of The Twentieth Century

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We seem to be quite happy and satisfied with everything we have and keep developing and wanting more. We feel safe on one side of a barricade that we’ve built up between us and those poor people who suffer from the most severe malady, the plague of the twenty first century. It is quite obvious […]


Most Say The Flu Vaccine Shortage Caused Small Impact

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Everyone remembers the headlines: “Half of U.S. Flu Vaccine Withheld,” “Communities Agonize Over Flu Vaccine Distribution,” “Doctors in Frantic Quest for Flu Vaccine.” A few months after the vaccine crisis began in 2004, a survey by The Quigley Corp., makers of Cold-Eeze, found that 68 percent of Americans thought the media and government overemphasized the […]