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Communities Need 'Herd Immunity' to Prevent Measles Outbreaks

Communities Need 'Herd Immunity' to Prevent Measles Outbreaks

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), "The United States experienced a record number of measles cases during 2014, with 644 cases from 27 states reported to CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD). This is the greatest number of cases since measles elimination was documented in the U.S. in [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Measles Can Almost Always be Prevented With a Vaccine

Measles Can Almost Always be Prevented With a Vaccine

USA Today - "An outbreak of measles that began at Disneyland before Christmas is disrupting lives in six states. Arizona became the latest state to report a case of measles related to Disneyland when a woman in her 50s was diagnosed. The outbreak has spread to Utah, Washington, Colorado, Oregon and [...]

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Vital Vaccinations NEW

Vital Vaccinations NEW

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THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Flu shots: Especially important if you have heart disease Barrett's esophagus Pain and depression: Is there a link? Dilated cardiomyopathy Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

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Flu Shot and Pregnancy: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Gregory Poland says women who are pregnant or considering it, should not shy away from getting a flu shot. To listen, click the link below. Flu Shot and Pregnancy

Created by Joel Streed

Mayo Clinic Finds Steroids May Shorten Hospital Stay for Pneumonia Patients

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Patients with pneumonia may spend fewer days in the hospital if they are given steroids along with antibiotics and supportive care. That's the finding of a Mayo Clinic analysis of eight randomized-controlled clinical trials involving more than 1,100 patients. The results appear in the March issue of [...]

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Dr. Greg Poland of Mayo Clinic discusses H1N1 Updates and Mayo Clinic Proceedings Review on H1N1

In Part 1 of his interview with Mayo Clinic Proceedings (review article to be published ahead of print in early December 2009; final publication in January 2010 issue), Dr. Greg Poland, Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Mayo Clinic and Director of the Mayo Vaccine Research Group, discusses the [...]

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Mayo, Medicine and Social Media (pkg)

The reach of social media cannot be denied. It has the potential to connect us, inform us and empower us to achieve healthier, happier lives. That is certainly true when it comes to raising public awareness about medical challenges and solutions. In fact, this past week Mayo Clinic invited doctors, [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

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