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Oct

17

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Infection Control Week

Posted by on October 17th, 2017 0 comments

Every year, at least 2 million people in the U.S. become infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics and at least 23,000 people die as a direct result of these infections. Bacteria adapt to the antibiotics designed to kill them, making our antibiotics less effective and limiting our treatment options. For more information on… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Data, General (all entries), Public Health


Oct

10

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Liver Awareness Month

Posted by on October 10th, 2017 0 comments

October is Liver Awareness Month. The liver is the largest organ inside of the body. It has many important functions including digestion, storing energy, and removing poisons. Unfortunately, it may not show symptoms when it is in trouble. However, there are some warning signs, such as jaundice. There are many kinds of liver diseases and… Read More »

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Oct

05

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It’s Flu Shot Season

Posted by on October 5th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

As we make our way into fall, here’s your annual reminder to get your flu shot and protect yourself from the influenza virus this year. U.S. health officials are worried this year’s flu season could be particularly bad. Why? Australia’s flu season has already hit and strain H3N2 has been pretty impactful, especially to the… Read More »

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