Navigation Links
NBA and WNBA Help Teens Take Their Best Shot at Health With New Vaccines for Teens Educational Campaign
Date:2/23/2009

meningitis, is a very serious disease that strikes between 1,000 to 2,600 people each year in the U.S., and can progress very quickly. The CDC recommends that all preteens and teens receive one meningococcal vaccine shot at 11 through 18 years of age.

Influenza, or the "Flu"

Influenza is a viral infection that can become serious enough to keep teens home from school, sports, and other activities. It can sometimes result in a visit to the hospital or lead to serious complications like pneumonia or even death. The CDC recommends that everyone 6 months through 18 years of age receive an annual flu vaccination.

Pertussis, Commonly Called "Whooping Cough"

Pertussis is one of the most common respiratory diseases in American teens and adults and can be life-threatening if spread to infants. The CDC recommends a single dose of tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine for people 11 through 64 years of age.

About the Vaccines for Teens Campaign

The NBA and the WNBA are collaborating with the Society for Adolescent Medicine (SAM) and sanofi pasteur on Vaccines for Teens, a national program designed to help educate parents and their teens about the importance of getting vaccinated.

About NBA Cares

NBA Cares is the league's social responsibility initiative that builds on the NBA's long tradition of addressing important social issues in the United States and around the world. Through this umbrella program, the NBA, its teams and players have donated more than $97 million to charity, provided more than 800,000 hours of hands-on service to communities around the world, and created more than 350 places where kids and families can live, learn, or play. NBA Cares works with internationally recognized youth-serving programs that support education, youth and family development, and health-
'/>"/>

SOURCE NBA Cares
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. New iPod listening study shows surprising behavior of teens
2. HensonFuerst Invites North Carolina Teens to Make Their Directorial Debuts
3. Tyler Perry Donates $110K to Covenant House Keeping Atlanta Teens off the Street
4. Teens with cancer present unique psychological issues
5. Tobacco Companies Targeting Teens, Study Says
6. American Idol Former Finalist, Brooke White, Helps Teens Cast Flu Prevention Vote
7. Heavy marijuana use may damage developing brain in teens, young adults
8. Teens Divulge Risky Behavior on Social Networking Sites
9. Car Key Device Jams Teens Cell Phones
10. Rejection of Gay Teens Linked to Later Troubles
11. Gastric Bypass Halts Diabetes in Obese Teens
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/1/2015)... ... 01, 2015 , ... BeverlyD, owner and founder of BeverlyD Luxe Organic Hair ... first small business donation to kick off the campaign for healing and Well-Being. , ... includes a complete line of raw, organic hair care products, as well as her ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... 31, 2015 , ... Ticket Down is a reputable source of authentic tickets for the ... Fans of every genre of music will have an act they are excited to ... the festival, the following artists will perform: Sam Smith, Coldplay, Kenny Chesney, The Who, ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... 31, 2015 , ... Ticket Down is a reliable source for authentic tickets ... Grant Park. The festival will end on Sunday, August 2nd. , ... annual Lollapalooza. This unique and unbelievably popular festival attracts the best in entertainment ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... 2015 , ... The 2nd annual Ride to Fight On will start and ... 2015. The Ride to Fight On is a cycling fundraiser that benefits the West ... Clinic and The University of Tennessee Health Science Center. A health and wellness festival ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... Facebook, ... Inc. has re-branded their social media profiles to better connect with the public. ... to communicate, find information, share insights and opinions. The Rally Insurance Group, Inc.’s ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:March4thforWellBeing Foundation Kickoff 2Health News:Cheap 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival Tickets in Las Vegas at MGM Grand Garden Arena: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Vegas 2Health News:Cheap 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival Tickets in Las Vegas at MGM Grand Garden Arena: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Vegas 3Health News:Cheap 2015 Lollapalooza Tickets: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on Lollapalooza Tickets at Grant Park in Chicago for Saturday, August 1st and Sunday, August 2nd 2Health News:West Cancer Center Announces 2nd Annual Ride to Fight On 2Health News:West Cancer Center Announces 2nd Annual Ride to Fight On 3Health News:Rally Insurance Group, Inc. Connects to Customers Through Re-branded Social Media Profiles 2
... fatty acids better known for their close association to ... cancer cells. ,Dietary intake of omega 3 fatty ... (EPA) // may curb the growth of breast ... International Journal of Cancer., ,Min Wu and colleagues ...
... study in USA to see if the procedures of ... ,The study will enroll of more than 16,000 ... be safely performed in smaller, community hospitals, easing access ... the first study patients in early fall 2005. ...
... all around the world. Researchers have now come up ... alternative to injections// for controlling their blood sugar. The ... ,If approved, the drug, known as Exubera, would ... millions worldwide. The product works by releasing an insulin-powder ...
... releasing the levels of a protein that causes inflammations., ... 14 patients who felt the most depressed had nearly twice// ... protein, tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha), is one member of ... are mobilized when the body is injured or has an ...
... that 25% of the MRSA infections in the hospital happen ... The research was published in the latest issue of ... one serious form of infection is that in which blood ... MRSA bacteremia by hospital trust, but it has not yet ...
... Origin are helping out the victims from Hurricane Katrina devastated ... American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin// (AAPI) - the ... over 25,000 - have volunteered their services to help victims ... ,The volunteers hail from almost all other states in ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Exubera could mean the end of an insulin injection era for diabetics 2Health News:Indian doctors in America help Katrina victims 2
(Date:7/31/2015)... More than 1,500 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists ... Indianapolis Aug. 2-6 for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions ... The week-long training, held at the JW Marriott, will ... biggest public health challenges – youth drug use. ... intensive training opportunity, offering more than 70 half-day and ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... CHICAGO , July 31, 2015 ... Market by Product (Moist Heat, Dry Heat, Ethylene Oxide, Filtration, ... & End User (Hospitals, Pharmaceuticals) - Global Forecast to 2020", ... reach around USD 6.1 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR ... 242 market data T ables and ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... and SAN DIEGO , July ... parent company Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo ... "Eisai") and Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (Headquarters: San ... Helen Torley , "NASDAQ: HALO") have signed a clinical ... Halaven ® , "eribulin") in combination with Halozyme,s investigational ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Community Leaders From Across The Country Head To Indianapolis For CADCA 2015 Mid-Year Training Institute Aug. 2-6 2Sterilization Equipment Market is Expected to Reach USD 6.1 Billion by 2020 2Sterilization Equipment Market is Expected to Reach USD 6.1 Billion by 2020 3Sterilization Equipment Market is Expected to Reach USD 6.1 Billion by 2020 4Eisai and Halozyme Sign Collaboration Agreement to Investigate Eribulin and PEGPH20 in Metastatic Breast Cancer 2Eisai and Halozyme Sign Collaboration Agreement to Investigate Eribulin and PEGPH20 in Metastatic Breast Cancer 3Eisai and Halozyme Sign Collaboration Agreement to Investigate Eribulin and PEGPH20 in Metastatic Breast Cancer 4Eisai and Halozyme Sign Collaboration Agreement to Investigate Eribulin and PEGPH20 in Metastatic Breast Cancer 5Eisai and Halozyme Sign Collaboration Agreement to Investigate Eribulin and PEGPH20 in Metastatic Breast Cancer 6
For the quantitative in vitro determination of apolipoprotein A-1 (apo A-1) in serum and plasma. For use as an aid if assessing the risk of coronary artery disease....
For the quantitative in vitro determination of Urea in serum, plasma and urine....
The XTRI method used on the Dimension clinical chemistry system is an in vitro diagnostic test intended for the quantitative determination of triglycerides in serum and plasma....
For the quantitative determination of Gamma Glutamyltransferase in serum or plasma...
Medicine Products: