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HPV Vaccine Working - KIMT.com – Iowa & Minnesota Together

A new study finds the HPV vaccine is lowering infection rates, even for those who are not vaccinated.
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Girls Actually Helping Each Other Out by Getting the HPV Vaccine

Setting aside Michele Bachmann's campaign remarks, there's been a lot of talk about the importance of vaccinating teen girls against the cervical-cancer-causing human papillomavirus, better known as HPV, since the first vaccine was approved in 2006.
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Slate Magazine (blog)

HPV Vaccine Available at the Rock County Health Department

Rock County Health Department announces the availability of Gardasil, the vaccine for genital human papillomavirus, or HPV.
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Gardasil HPV Vaccine To Be Available For Boys In 2013

In a world first, Australian schoolboys will be able to receive the Gardasil vaccine that until now had been only available to girls.
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Asian Scientist Magazine

Scientists identify critical cell in fighting E. coli infection

"We've found that a certain molecule, known as HVEM, expressed by the cells lining the surface of the lung and intestine, is critical to protecting the body from E. coli, pneumococcus and other bacterial infections that enter our bodies through the ...
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Reader: Australia goes insane, "Schoolboys to get Gardasil vaccine "

Hi, Folks -. Thanks to Reader Candy, who sends us a link that would not work for me but I've found the story at another location. Reader Candy writes: ...
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Can I pass on my HPV if i've had the gardasil vaccination? - Yahoo ...

I was diagnosed with genital warts, and then given the gardasil shot. does this ... You'll get good answer from the experts and members at Askusweb.com ...
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Alachua Lions contribute $20800 to improve sight and prevent blindness

Lions International has paired with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in eradicating measles in Africa where as many as 400 children die a day from measles. Through coordination efforts with various organizations, measles, river blindness and ...
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Polio: The scourge of a generation

Sixty years ago, it didn't matter how hot summer days were -- cool swimming pools were nearly empty. So were churches, meeting halls and ball diamonds.
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Immunisation - FG Denies Report On Lack of Vacciness

Abuja — Following reports that the immunisation programme was hampered by shortage of vaccines, the federal government Saturday said there was no deficiency in the supply of vaccines for the exercise in the country. Executive Director, National ...
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Shingles virus can strike at any age

Chances are you had a case of chickenpox as a child. But that virus can lead to shingles as an adult. You've probably seen recent commercials about shingles, ones encouraging you to get vaccinated. News 5 did some digging to see what exactly this virus ...
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Anti-polio campaign

Larkana—The Deputy Commissioner Larkana Abdul Aleem Lashari inaugurated three day Polio Campaign by administering polio drops to the children upto 5 years of age at EPI Centre, Old DHO Office Larkana city. The drive is being launched by the Health ...
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Taleban polio ban puts 240000 kids at risk

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, July 14, (AFP): A Taleban ban on polio vaccinations will put 240000 children at risk in troubled northwest Pakistan if an inoculation campaign cannot start next week, officials warned Friday. Local Taleban and Pakistani warlord ...
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Polio awareness walk held

Quetta—Health department government of Balochistan on Saturday organized polio awareness walk at Chaman Killa Abdullah. Deputy Commissioner Chaman Killa Abdullah district Bahsir Ahmed Bangulzai led the walk also participated by the large number ...
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3-day polio immunization drive from Mon

ISLAMABAD: A third round of national immunization days (NIDs) is scheduled from July 16-18 across the country to vaccinate children against poliovirus. According to an off ...
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The News International

Mum in fun run to raise meningitis awareness

A mother is taking on a fun run challenge after her son's successful battle against meningitis.
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Best of AofA My Addiction AGE OF AUTISM

Managing Editor's Note: Cathy Jameson is on a well deserved summer sabbatical with her five kids - so it's not really much of a sabbatical is it?
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Pioneers in Paradise: Bristol built pest houses where smallpox victims could go

A few weeks ago I wrote of H.C. Caldwell, Bristol's first jeweler. Now I will write of the lot of his wife and remaining child immediately after his death. Mr. Caldwell died here of smallpox on Nov. 13, 1872 at the age of 34. His little daughter Mary ...
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Dad does fundraising skydive with friends to raise awareness of meningitis ...

Meningitis is commonly associated with a rash, but that is often one of the last symptoms to develop. Warren, who lives on the Canada Fields estate, has a 12-year-old daughter, Chloe, and two sons – Harley, 5, and Sonny, 2. He said: “Jessica was very ...
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Hertfordshire Mercury

Whooping cough a worry Lee County, rest of Florida

Also known as pertussis, whooping cough is a contagious bacterial disease that may cause severe respiratory problems. Its trademark symptoms include coughing, sometimes violent, and a “whooping” noise as the infected person gasps for air. Complications ...
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Gardasil shot after being positive to genital warts? - Yahoo! Answers

Gardasil shot after being positive to genital warts? The warts are gone now if I get the shot will it help? 2 minutes ago; - 4 days left to answer. Report Abuse ...
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Australian Boys to Get Free Gardasil Vaccine « Berman Institute ...

Like. Unlike. Four out of five people are believed to have been exposed to human papilloma virus (HPV), which can cause genital warts and cervical cancer.
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Advice for the Gardasil shot? - Yahoo! Answers

Advice for the Gardasil shot? what does it feel like? i am deathly afraid of needles and shots. The shots that dont hurt im ok with but im am SO TERRIFIED to get ...
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Who needs to take the new BCCDC LPN Online Immunization ...

LPNs who have never taken a BCCDC Online Immunization Course (2009 or earlier) must take the newly revised BCCDC LPN Online Immunization Course and ...
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Anti-polio drive from 16th

LAHORE A THREE-DAY anti-polio campaign will start from July 16 in the provincial metropolis during which administration of anti-polio drops to every child below the age of ...
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Polio virus NIH to test water, sewage samples

However, the health officials added that the samples collected by WHO team from the sewers had found polio virus in 10 union councils of the city and Leh Nullah. They said the health department along with WHO team had sent samples to the NIH for ...
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Hurdles in Fata as anti-polio campaign starts tomorrow

PESHAWAR, July 14: As the three-day anti-polio campaign starts in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and tribal areas from Monday (tomorrow), National Research and Development Foundation (NRDF) has described ongoing military operation and US-led drone attacks ...
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Anti-polio drive in Capital starts tomorrow

ISLAMABAD - The Islamabad Capital Territory Administration (ICTA) here on Saturday claimed that in coordination with all the concerned departments it has completed all necessary arrangements for launching four days national immunisation anti-polio ...
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The Nation, Pakistan

Pertussis vaccination in Child Care Workers: room for improvement in coverage ...

Pertussis vaccination in Child Care Workers: room for improvement in coverage, policy and practice - up-to-the-minute news and headlines. 7thSpace is a online portal covering topics such as Family, Business, Entertainment, Headlines, Recipes and more.
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Worth a shot: Pneumonia vaccine included in EPI

After deliberating on the subject for around three years, the federal government has finally decided to include Pneumonia shots for infants in the Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI). The programme already includes vaccination for polio, neonatal ...
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The Express Tribune

Seventh graders need new vaccination for school this year

The Tdap vaccine for tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis has been a recommended vaccination for this age group since 2006, the department said, and 41 other states already require it. All students will be required to present the new Immunization ...
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Are you protected from pertussis?

The Illinois school code has changed for the 2012-2013 school year, 6th and 9th graders are required to have the pertussis vaccine.
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Australia to provide HPV vaccinations for boys

By DrBicuspid Staff. July 13, 2012 -- The Australian minister for health has announced that, starting next school year, the government will provide free human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations (Gardasil) for 12- and 13-year-old boys through school ...
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Post-vaccination deaths spark debate on side-effects

The Tamil Nadu health department does not appear to be following the post-vaccination protocol of making visits to homes of children administered the pentavalent vaccine. Officials claim that not one of the 2.9 lakh children vaccinated in the state ...
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Critical Review of Performance of Interagency Autism Coordinating ...

Jake Crosby, a graduate student in Public Health at George Washington University, is an autism activist, contributor to the Age of Autism, affected by Asperger's ...
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U.S. Government Expands Population Eligible to Receive Bavarian Nordic's ...

Bavarian Nordic A/S (OMX: BAVA) announced today that the U.S. government has expanded the population that is eligible to receive its attenuated smallpox vaccine, IMVAMUNE®, during an emergency. In the event of a public health emergency involving ...
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HPV Vaccination Reduces The Risk Of Infection in Vaccinated and Unvaccinated

Women who received the HPV vaccine reduced their possibility in contracting the infection.
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Medical Daily

Polio drive stepped up in Badarpur

The polio surveillance programme has been intensified in the Badarpur area of south Delhi where two cases of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) - a clinical symptom of polio - were reported recently.
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Public Health Nurse Services Now Cost

Whereas in the past some services received at public health centers were free, now all services from the nurse have a cost. Child wellbeing check-ups are the most important service they provide – the check-up includes immunizations, hearing and vision ...
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