Navigation Links
Flu Season Preparation Comes Early
Date:8/31/2009

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts offers information about preparing now for the upcoming flu season

Boston, MA (Vocus) August 31, 2009 -- The emergence of the new H1N1 (swine) flu puts increased emphasis on preparing early for the upcoming flu season. The seasonal flu vaccine will be available earlier this year, and people are urged to get their flu shot as soon as possible. Since both the seasonal flu and the new H1N1 (swine) flu can cause severe illness, hospitalizations, and even death, it is important to know if you are recommended to receive either or both flu vaccinations, understand prevention techniques, identify symptoms, and learn how to treat yourself if you do become sick. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts' (BCBSMA) Prevention and Wellness Program offers the following tips and facts about the upcoming flu season.

Get Vaccinated
Vaccines play an important role in the effort to fight influenza. This year, in addition to the seasonal flu vaccine, the U.S. government is taking steps to manufacture a novel H1N1 (swine) flu vaccine. While the seasonal flu vaccine is expected to begin to be available in late August, the H1N1 (swine) flu vaccine is should be available sometime in October.

"The seasonal flu shot will be available earlier than usual this year in order to make time for hea
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Video: CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic Encourage Americans to Protect Themselves Early With a Seasonal Flu Shot
2. Flu Shots Now Available for 2009 Seasonal Influenza at MD Now Urgent Care Centers in Palm Beach County, Florida.
3. First Defense Nasal Screen Comp. Releases New Protection Product Just in Time for Pandemic Flu Season
4. Kristi Yamaguchi, Olympic Ice Skater, Pushes Seasonal Flu Shots
5. Sinovac Wins Beijing Public Health Bureaus Bid to Supply Seasonal Flu Vaccine Anflu(R) to Beijing Citizens
6. Flu Expert Helps Clear the Confusion About H1N1 Vs. Seasonal Flu Vaccination
7. HerbalScience Research Identifies Key Bioactives in Nettle Extract That Inhibit Inflammation Associated with Seasonal Allergies
8. Just in Time for Allergy Season, ZYRTEC(R) Provides New Solutions for Adults and Children
9. Krogers Family of Pharmacies Offer Customers Easy and Affordable Seasonal Flu Vaccinations
10. "Don't Play with the Flu"™ Campaign to Coach Families on Playing Defense Against Seasonal Flu
11. Hurricane Season Heats Up
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Flu Season Preparation Comes Early 
(Date:5/5/2015)... 05, 2015 Horizon Blue Cross Blue ... and secure credit rating of “A” from Standard & ... last week, the Wall Street ratings agency cited the ... position” in determining the rating and “stable” outlook. , ... of our top priorities, so we are pleased to ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... May 05, 2015 Hundreds ... filed on behalf of men who allegedly ... use of prescription testosterone replacement therapies continue ... litigation underway in U.S. District Court, Northern ... dated May 1st, defendants AbbVie, Inc., Auxilium ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... 05, 2015 Sunny skies and cool temperatures ... as nearly 400 runners and walkers participated in Global Lyme ... nearly $35,000. , The 5K and 10K runs and ... disease and to raise funds for tick-borne disease research. The ... the recent merger of Lyme Research Alliance (LRA) ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... (PRWEB) May 05, 2015 In a April ... The Herald-Times , the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) ... Methamphetamine production or use for the second year in a ... to the FBI, reported 1,469 incidents in 2014 alone, around ... only around 2% of the US Population calls Indiana home, ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... 05, 2015 The brains of people ... that correlate with slower information processing, according to research ... of Public Health . , The findings indicate ... 1 diabetes for cognitive difficulties. If progressive, these changes ... study, funded by the National Institutes of Health ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Maintains “A” Credit Rating from Standard & Poor’s 2Health News:Federal Testosterone Lawsuit Defendants Recently Submitted Answers to Master Long Form Complaint 2Health News:Federal Testosterone Lawsuit Defendants Recently Submitted Answers to Master Long Form Complaint 3Health News:Federal Testosterone Lawsuit Defendants Recently Submitted Answers to Master Long Form Complaint 4Health News:1st Annual “Lyme Walk & Run” Event a Huge Success 2Health News:1st Annual “Lyme Walk & Run” Event a Huge Success 3Health News:A Forever Recovery Releases New Information on the Epidemic Rise Of Methamphetamine Abuse in Midwest America 2Health News:Accelerated Brain Aging in Type 1 Diabetes Related to Cognitive Complications 2Health News:Accelerated Brain Aging in Type 1 Diabetes Related to Cognitive Complications 3Health News:Accelerated Brain Aging in Type 1 Diabetes Related to Cognitive Complications 4
... Washington: A novel study has portrayed the benefits of subjecting ... reduce the regularity// of antibiotic use. This is perhaps the ... rapid influenza testing on adults. The study is published in ... explain the benefits of this diagnostic tool, revealed that 86 ...
... the January 22 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one ... appears to increase// the level of the essential mineral in ... in patients with HIV infection. ,Advances in antiretroviral ... however, strict adherence to the therapy is required to keep ...
... A new research by University of Leeds scientists (UK) discovers ... for our bodies to make their own medicine// and there ... ,Professor Simon Carding of Leeds' Faculty of Biological Sciences ... it produce a treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Bacteria ...
... assessing the daily activity patterns of thousands of individuals ... the human circadian// clock becomes coupled to so-called local ... work according to a common "social time" that is ... also indicated that city dwellers appear to experience a ...
... more than a dozen people have taken ill and have ... as ‘false’ and ‘ baseless’ by spokesman Xiong Yuanda of ... there was no infectious ‘unknown’ disease, doing the rounds in ... from the Health bureau has sought to dispel reports carried ...
... diarrhoea and gastro-enteritis among infants and children worldwide, and is ... watery// diarrhea in children younger than five years of age. ... of 20 percent and 38 per cent cases in Pakistan ... Kharadar Hospital, respectively. ,The virus is a ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Selenium Supplements May Suppress HIV Viral Load 2Health News:A Spoonful Of Sugar to 'Switch' the Bacteria on and Off 2Health News:Chronotype, a Measure to Assess Patterns of Daily Activities 2
(Date:5/5/2015)... LONDON and NEW YORK , May ... devices with a detailed analysis of:   - Hospitals and retail ... - Markets such as Indonesia , ... , Singapore , Thailand and ... , New Zealand and Bangladesh ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... 5, 2015  In line with CBME China,s 15 ... community with a charity program to create awareness, draw ... CBME China team is coordinating a donation ... manufacturers, brand owners and distributors. All donated products will ... Proceeds from the sale will be used to support ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... Texas , May 5, 2015  Adeptus Health ... Health") today announced the pricing of the previously announced ... stock, of which 1,349,671 shares are to be sold ... sold by an affiliate of Sterling Partners (the "Selling ... per share. In addition, the Company and the Selling ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Oceania & ASEAN Respiratory Market to Boost APAC Region Owing to Rising Chronic Respiratory Diseases - Asthma & COPD 2Oceania & ASEAN Respiratory Market to Boost APAC Region Owing to Rising Chronic Respiratory Diseases - Asthma & COPD 3Oceania & ASEAN Respiratory Market to Boost APAC Region Owing to Rising Chronic Respiratory Diseases - Asthma & COPD 4Oceania & ASEAN Respiratory Market to Boost APAC Region Owing to Rising Chronic Respiratory Diseases - Asthma & COPD 5CBME China Launches Charity Program to Support Children with Autism 2Adeptus Health Inc. Announces Pricing of Common Stock Offering 2Adeptus Health Inc. Announces Pricing of Common Stock Offering 3Adeptus Health Inc. Announces Pricing of Common Stock Offering 4
... , ... 20 Reportlinker.com announces that a new ... catalogue. , Global Self Monitoring Blood ... Growth , http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164657/Global-Self-Monitoring-Blood-Glucose-Market-(SMBG )-Increasing-Adoption-to-Drive-Growth.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire ...
... , NEW YORK, ... market research report is available in its catalogue. ... 2009 , http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164742/Global-Markets-for-Assisted-Reproductive-Devices-2009.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire ... U.S., 15 Countries in Europe and Japan. This ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Global Self Monitoring Blood Glucose Market (SMBG): Increasing Adoption to Drive Growth 2Reportlinker Adds Global Self Monitoring Blood Glucose Market (SMBG): Increasing Adoption to Drive Growth 3Reportlinker Adds Global Self Monitoring Blood Glucose Market (SMBG): Increasing Adoption to Drive Growth 4Reportlinker Adds Global Self Monitoring Blood Glucose Market (SMBG): Increasing Adoption to Drive Growth 5Reportlinker Adds Global Self Monitoring Blood Glucose Market (SMBG): Increasing Adoption to Drive Growth 6Reportlinker Adds Global Self Monitoring Blood Glucose Market (SMBG): Increasing Adoption to Drive Growth 7Reportlinker Adds Global Self Monitoring Blood Glucose Market (SMBG): Increasing Adoption to Drive Growth 8Reportlinker Adds Global Markets for Assisted Reproductive Devices 2009 2
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: