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Article ID: 720839

Mount Sinai Researchers Bring Us One Step Closer to Universal Influenza Vaccine

Mount Sinai Health System

A team led by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is getting closer to a universal flu vaccine using a novel approach they’ve developed called chimeric hemagglutinin (cHA).

Released:
16-Oct-2019 1:30 PM EDT
Newswise: How to keep flu germs from spreading in your home

Article ID: 720849

How to keep flu germs from spreading in your home

University of Alabama at Birmingham

You cannot really germ-proof your home, but you can clean and disinfect things to improve your chances of preventing the flu.

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17-Oct-2019 7:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 720753

Do I Need to Be Tested for the Flu?

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Barbara Masser, MD, Medical Director of Ambulatory Emergency Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, shares some insight on whether or not you may need a flu test.

Released:
15-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: Southern Ocean Medical Center to host Women's Night Out

Article ID: 720701

Southern Ocean Medical Center to host Women's Night Out

Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center will once again host its annual Women’s Health Night on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. The free event will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the first floor of the hospital in Manahawkin.

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14-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Flu Season Returns: Protect Yourself Now

Article ID: 720638

Flu Season Returns: Protect Yourself Now

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Cases of the flu are already on the rise around the nation as flu season begins. Johns Hopkins Medicine experts say now is the time to fight against the flu as the number of people getting sick from the potentially life-threatening virus will increase in the coming months. Doctors recommend everyone 6 months and older get the flu vaccine each year to prevent the virus or reduce the seriousness if you do get sick.

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14-Oct-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 720395

Teen Advocate Ethan Lindenberger Joins Unity™ Consortium to Appeal to Teens and Parents to Get Vaccinated

Unity Consortium

The Unity Consortium is thrilled to welcome newest member, Ethan Lindenberger, a 19-year old American activist known for his opposition to vaccine misinformation efforts.

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10-Oct-2019 8:30 AM EDT

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Article ID: 720403

Online Patient Portal Usage Linked to Higher Rates of Flu Shots, Blood Pressure Checks

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Penn Medicine study shows patients who use online platforms connected to their health records are more likely to take preventative health measures.

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8-Oct-2019 2:20 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720242

Managing your child's asthma in the fall: What parents should know

LifeBridge Health

Allergies and other environmental factors can make asthma harder to manage when the season changes to fall.

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7-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Flu season is here. Epidemiologist can discuss symptoms, risk factors for transmission, reasons for getting a flu shot

Article ID: 720062

Flu season is here. Epidemiologist can discuss symptoms, risk factors for transmission, reasons for getting a flu shot

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Amanda Simanek can also talk about new recommendations for children to receive two doses of this year’s vaccine.

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3-Oct-2019 10:10 AM EDT

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