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However, the nasal flu vaccine, FluMist, is made from weakened but live virus cells and may cause flu-like symptoms. "We should employ that vaccine as widely as possible, particularly for those who are susceptible to heart failure", she said.
  • Terminal breast cancer patients 'abandoned by NHS trusts' in nurse shortage

    Terminal breast cancer patients 'abandoned by NHS trusts' in nurse shortage

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    Jolly also represents the Cancer Society on the National Non- Communicable Disease Committee attached to the Health Promotion and Advocacy Unit within the Ministry of Health, Agriculture, Sports and Human Services. "I am proud that the State of Maine has been a leader in the fight against breast cancer", Dunlap said in a press release . "There has been an increase in the survival rate from 75pc to 85pc", she says.
  • Chicago girl diagnosed with rare polio-like disease

    Chicago girl diagnosed with rare polio-like disease

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    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , AFM causes inflammation of the spinal cord area that can directly impact muscle use. The reported IL cases are preliminary diagnoses and only the U.S. Since then, at least 362 cases have been reported across the country, according to the federal agency. Dr. Tina Tan, who specializes in infectious diseases and has attended to one of the children being treated for the illness, said the best advice for parents is to be vigilant ...
  • World Mental Health Day focuses on children

    World Mental Health Day focuses on children

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    Tuesday's opening session was attended by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who previously launched the Heads Together mental health campaign with Prince Harry. He was one of several stars highlighting World Mental Health Day , an annual global event which aims to raise awareness on mental health education, and fights the social stigma around it.
  • Kavanaugh confirmation disregards objections by the people

    Kavanaugh confirmation disregards objections by the people

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    The first complaint, though, was filed September 10 - before the sexual assault allegation came out - and accuses Kavanaugh of lying when he told the Senate Judiciary Committee at a hearing in early September that he hadn't received information stolen from Senate Democrats when he was working in the White House in the early 2000s.
  • Colorado, Illinois, Washington Report Cases Of Polio-Like Illness In Children

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    Of the 38 reported cases so far this year, 14 have been in Colorado , and six are under investigation in Minnesota , NBC News reported. There are several ways people can contract AFM, including exposure to toxins in the air, genetic factors or through viruses such as poliovirus, non-polio enteroviruses, adenoviruses, West Nile virus, Japanese encephalitis virus and Saint Louis encephalitis virus, according to the agency.
  • Focus on children's mental health, WHO urges African leaders

    Focus on children's mental health, WHO urges African leaders

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    A mental health screening programme will also be added for athletes and staff who are joining and leaving elite set-ups. The PM will place particular focus on the mental health of young people. In similar vein, the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki in commemoration of the day in Benin decried the attitude of many societies towards people having mental health problems and called for a change.
  • Influenza vaccine clinics to open in time for flu season

    Influenza vaccine clinics to open in time for flu season

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    A government program also pays for shots for low-income children. A person can have the flu, but it will be less severe than if it had not been vaccinated. Paules said. The CDC and its vaccines advisory committee recommend that providers use any licensed age-appropriate influenza vaccine to vaccinate their patients.
  • Six Cases of Rare, Polio-like Illness in MN Children

    Six Cases of Rare, Polio-like Illness in MN Children

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    Symptoms of acute flaccid myelitis include sudden onset of weakness in the arms or legs, as well as drooping facial muscles, including the eyelids, and difficulty moving the eyes. There is one more case that is being looked at by the CDC that could make a fourth. The first of the six diagnoses was made in mid-September. As limbs become weak, a patient might lose the ability to use their arms or legs.
  • Mental Health in the Workplace conference takes place at County Hall, Maidstone

    Mental Health in the Workplace conference takes place at County Hall, Maidstone

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    Countries at the summit are expected to support a global declaration to achieve equity for mental health, marking the first time national governments have made a joint pledge to put mental health on an equal footing with physical health. TV presenter Anna Richardson and former Labour spin doctor and author Alastair Campbell feature in the campaign among others who have faced mental health difficulties.
  • WCHN, MSK partner in breast cancer clinical trials

    WCHN, MSK partner in breast cancer clinical trials

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    Breast density is a measurement of the relative amounts of fibrous, glandular and fatty tissue within the breast. If dense breasts run in your family, it may be something to tell your health care provider so you can receive the best breast cancer screenings possible.
  • GE CEO Flannery Removed as Losses Increase

    GE CEO Flannery Removed as Losses Increase

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    Larry Culp, who becomes chairman and chief executive, oversaw a dramatic recovery at Danaher , another large manufacturer, while Tom Horton, who joins as senior director, restored the fortunes of American Airlines. With a market capitalization below $100 billion as of Friday, GE was worth less than a third of its value in 2007. The stock jump is a sign from Wall Street "that Flannery's leadership was not providing enough value - and that the market expects Culp to be better suited for the ...