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Swine Flu Pandemic

Would Ted Cruz Blame Reagan for the Failed Iran Hostage Rescue?

John A. Tures | Posted 05.21.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

We could blame Ike for starting the Korean War, knock George W. Bush for not stopping the USS Cole bombing, accuse Bill Clinton of not stopping the L.A. Riots of 1992 or even blame Reagan for the 1980 recession. Or presidential candidates could learn to see when the job that they aspire to actually begins.

The Parenting Fear I Couldn't Escape -- And Still Apologize For

Julia Fierro | Posted 05.25.2014 | Parents
Julia Fierro

We laugh about it now. Still, I find myself apologizing now and then, despite the years that have passed, because I haven't completely forgiven myself.

The News About Tamiflu: It Doesn't Work

David H. Newman, M.D. | Posted 02.08.2014 | Healthy Living
David H. Newman, M.D.

Forget everything you've heard about the benefits of Tamiflu, the Roche corporation's blockbuster influenza drug. A new analysis that includes previously-unpublished trials offers a fresh, and very unflattering, perspective.

How Slum Residents Fight Against Malaria, TB, Dengue Fever and Swine Flu

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 09.07.2013 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

With health care facilities remote or non-existent, medication unavailable or unaffordable, health knowledge shaky, and caregivers in short supply, how can informal communities keep contagion in check?

Why You Should Get The Flu Shot, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

Chief Medical Editor for NBC News Dr. Nancy Snyderman thinks you should get the flu shot. When she joined me on Mondays With Marlo, Dr. Snyderman expl...

How Many People Actually Got Swine Flu During The 2009 Pandemic?

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2013 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland LONDON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - At least one in five people worldwide were infected with swine flu during the first year of...

Lynne Peeples

Flu Pandemics May Be Linked To Weather Patterns, Researchers Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 01.17.2012 | Green

A shifting global climate pattern could portend a flu pandemic, and possibly an opportunity to stop the virus early, a study suggests. The link, a...

Contagion Grips 'Flublogia'

Peter Christian Hall | Posted 12.06.2011 | New York
Peter Christian Hall

What, I've been wondering, do the real flu bloggers -- who don't even accept advertising on their sites, lest an ad for Tamiflu sap pop up next to a story on antivirals -- think of Contagion's greedy Alan Krumwiede?

A Hidden Epidemic

Ray Suarez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ray Suarez

Like any society on earth, the United States has to decide how to spend public money. Simple as that: economy, from a Greek word meaning household man...

'Tis the Season to Fight Flu Fatigue

Jeffrey Levi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeffrey Levi

In the midst of flu season, we, at the Trust for America's Health, want to remind everyone that a flu shot is good for you and those around you...your...

Swine Flu: What To Do?

Dr. Frank Lipman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Frank Lipman

From what you may have read, you might think that the swine flu vaccine is the answer to swine flu. Unfortunately this is not true and until we know that the vaccine is safe, I cannot in good conscience recommend it to most of my patients.

The Tamiflu in the Closet

Marcia DeSanctis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marcia DeSanctis

The topic of swine flu is getting nudged from the front page by stories that are actually and quantifiably big. For the moment, the networks are shedd...

CDC: E.Coli Food Poisoning Down Last Year

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA — Americans suffered a bit less food poisoning last year. There were significant drops in illnesses from shigella and the most dangerou...

WHO: Pharma Interests Didn't Influence Flu Verdict

AP | ELIANE ENGELER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

GENEVA — The head of the World Health Organization said Tuesday that her decisions about swine flu were not influenced by advisers' links to pha...

WHO Chief Says Swine Flu Is Still A Pandemic

AP | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

GENEVA — The head of the World Health Organization says swine flu is still a pandemic even though the period of most intense activity appears to...

Is Our Health Care System a Homeland Security Liability?

Peter Katona | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Katona

As the earthquake in Haiti reminds us, large-scale disasters often occur without warning and, can tax global medical resources and logistics capabilities to the brink.

Global Health Diplomacy and the Muslim World: How Haiti Will Heal Us

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Qanta Ahmed, MD

Collaborative work is emblematic of the increasingly important field of global health diplomacy and the Muslim world has an enormous role to play in this new conversation.

Will We Suffer Two Flu Seasons This Year?

Peter Christian Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Peter Christian Hall

In this season of swine flu discontent, the annual shot aimed at quelling "normal" flu may have a bad year.

Latest Swine Flu Victim? Wine At Mass

nydailynews.com | By Stephanie Gaskell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Catholic priests in Brooklyn and Queens have been told to stop offering wine at Mass to prevent the spread of infection - especially the dreaded swine...

Swome FCorporate Employers Got Scarce Flu Vaccine

usatoday.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When the swine flu vaccine was most scarce, health officials gave thousands of doses to corporate clinics at Walt Disney World, Toyota, defense contra...

Does The Flu Vaccine Matter?

The Atlantic | Clayton M. Christensen and Jason Hwang | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Vaccination is central to the government's plan for preventing deaths from swine flu. But what if everything we think we know about fighting influenza...

Health Experts Fear That Lack Of Sick Leave Helps Spread Swine Flu

nytimes.com | STEVEN GREENHOUSE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Public health experts worried about the spread of the H1N1 flu are raising concerns that workers who deal with the public, like waiters and child care...

Palatine Only Suburb To Get Swine Flu Vaccine

Daily Herald | Robert McCoppin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Palatine grade school students and faculty soon will be the only members of the general public in suburban Cook County who can get the vaccine against...

Swine Flu: Mandatory H1N1 Flu Shot Order Rescinded By New York Officials

AP | VALERIE BAUMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state health officials have suspended a ruling that would have forced health care workers across the state to get vaccin...

Flu Season Shows the Need for Workplace Flexibility

David Gray | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Gray

There are many people who are used to going to work when they are a bit under the weather. However, swine flu is changing that equation.