Navigation Links
American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic Kicks Off 2009-2010 Faces of Influenza Campaign in Philadelphia
Date:10/15/2009

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to educate Philadelphia-area residents about the importance of annual seasonal influenza vaccination, the American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic is kicking off its 2009-2010 Faces of Influenza initiative to encourage local residents to see themselves and their loved ones among the many "faces" of influenza - people who fall into one or more target groups recommended for annual vaccination by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091015/NY92998 )

Tara Watson, a local Philadelphia-area mother, knows firsthand how dangerous seasonal influenza can be for her and her family. Tara's son, Nathaniel, contracted a nearly fatal case of pneumonia resulting from a respiratory infection at the age of 4 months, and her daughter Hannah also experienced pneumonia at the age of 1. Since then, both children have been diagnosed with asthma.

In support of the program, Tara's kids, Hannah and Nathaniel received their seasonal influenza vaccinations together this week at their family doctor's office. Tara hopes that through leading by example, other Philadelphia-area residents will see themselves and their loved ones among the many "faces" of influenza and get vaccinated.

"I make seasonal vaccination a priority each year since influenza is a major family concern, and getting vaccinated is the best protection against influenza-related complications," said Watson. "My family is partnering with the American Lung Association on this initiative because we want to help educate other families about how important flu vaccination is for their families' health."

The recent H1N1 outbreak is a strong reminder that influenza is not the common cold. It's a serious respiratory illness. Each year approximately 226,000 people ar
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine technology :

1. AcelRx Programs to be Featured in Oral Presentations at the American Society of Anesthesiologists 2009 Annual Meeting
2. Aethlon Medical Announces Presentation of Hepatitis-C (HCV) Clinical Data at 42nd Annual American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Conference
3. PEAK Surgical Announces Results of First PRECISE Studies at American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress
4. A Unique Endoluminal Approach for the Treatment of Morbid Obesity Selected for Presentation at the 2009 American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress
5. Ethicon Endo-Surgery Unveils Full Energy Portfolio for First Time at American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress
6. Sao Paulo Hosts Strong Second Year for South American Pharma Events
7. American Scientific Resources Inc. Discloses Audited Financials for 2007 and 2008
8. Solos Endoscopy, Inc.s MammoView(TM) Product Line to be Demonstrated at the 95th Annual American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress
9. Sequella Receives American Recovery and Reinvestment Funding Through the NIH
10. CVS Caremark Celebrates Outstanding Pharmacy Care to Patients During American Pharmacists Month in October
11. The 60th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Boston, MA -- Hynes Convention Center October 31 -- November 3, 2009
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)...  Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6k27gw/dental ) has announced the ... Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 ... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) ... in order to treat dental impairments, for tooth restoration ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... AARP Foundation today announced it has established a ... severe cold weather that has gripped much of the nation. ... need; so to support these emergency relief efforts AARP and ... could mean up to $500,000 in aid. The matching program ...
(Date:1/15/2014)...  Celsion Corporation (the "Company") (NASDAQ: CLSN ) ... investors to purchase an aggregate of approximately $15 million ... direct offering, led by a dedicated health care fund. ... with these investors pursuant to which the Company agreed ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Dental Consumables Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2018 2Dental Consumables Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2018 3AARP Foundation Establishes Winter Relief Fund for Older Adults Suffering from the Severe Cold Weather 2AARP Foundation Establishes Winter Relief Fund for Older Adults Suffering from the Severe Cold Weather 3Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 2Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 3
(Date:7/9/2014)... Vasectomy was associated with a small increased risk of ... lethal prostate cancer according to a new study from ... that the association remained even among men who received ... cancer cannot be explained by diagnostic bias. It is ... look at the link between vasectomy and prostate cancer. ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... of signals active in almost all types of cancer ... and may help fuel a tumour,s uncontrolled growth, new ... Research, London, identified a molecular trigger responsible for ratcheting ... cellular factory that makes the building blocks cancer cells ... TOR signalling pathway, called SREBP, controls the flow of ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... research into the metabolism of stromal support cells and ... of these cell types in the development of diseases ... conditions and cancer. That was the conclusion of a ... in the leading journal Nature . , Prof. ... wake-up call. The metabolism of cancer cells has been ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... drug users in Russia might contribute to HIV ... conducted by researchers from Boston University Schools of ... Petersburg Pavlov State University, sought to discover the ... of a cohort of HIV-positive people with lifetime ... arrested by police were more likely to share ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... news release is available in French . ... factors in 14 year old teens, including brain structure and ... 70% accuracy who will go on to develop binge drinking ... of conscientiousness, and other variables such as life events and ... of binge drinking. Whether or not the child had ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Vasectomy may increase risk of aggressive prostate cancer 2Health News:Signal may send cancer's cellular factories into overdrive 2Health News:Wake-up call for more research into cell metabolism 2Health News:BU researchers relate arrests with HIV risk environment 2Health News:What drives a child to abuse alcohol? 2
... Academy of Ophthalmology and the Texas Ophthalmological, Association Remind Parents and ... Eyewear for Youth Sports and Back-to-School ... when an errant paintball smashed into his left eye and sent ... "I remember being very dizzy and I couldn,t stop vomiting," ...
... WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Service Employees,International Union (SEIU) ... RN, issued the following statement regarding the work,being ... country in anticipation of,the health impacts of Hurricane ... the Gulf Coast, leaders of the Nurse,Alliance of ...
... Israel, Aug. 31 Elbit Imaging Ltd.,(Nasdaq: EMITF ... for the,second quarter of 2008., Profit for the ... US$ 16.7 million) of which profit of NIS 15.8 ... holders of,the Company and NIS 40.3 million (approximately US$ ...
... WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 As mandatory evacuations are ... is starting to receive,evacuees in shelters throughout the Gulf ... states: Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas.,Everyone in the path ... officials,and heed evacuation orders when instructed to do so; ...
... Spanish . , The brain is the ... a complex, orchestrated manner that is related to the activation ... cognitive and emotional processes. It is the brain which finally ... stressful for us, and which regulates the stress responses that ...
... HAMILTON August 31, 2008 -- An international study ... medication used to lower blood pressure, reduced the outcome ... who are unable to tolerate a widely available and ... Teo, professors in the Michael G. DeGroote School of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Keep Eyes Safely On The Ball 2Health News:Keep Eyes Safely On The Ball 3Health News:Nurse Alliance of SEIU Healthcare Mobilizing RNs and Medical Supplies to Gulf Coast Areas in Advance of Hurricane Gustav 2Health News:Elbit Imaging Ltd. Announces Second Quarter Results for 2008 2Health News:Elbit Imaging Ltd. Announces Second Quarter Results for 2008 3Health News:Elbit Imaging Ltd. Announces Second Quarter Results for 2008 4Health News:Elbit Imaging Ltd. Announces Second Quarter Results for 2008 5Health News:Elbit Imaging Ltd. Announces Second Quarter Results for 2008 6Health News:Elbit Imaging Ltd. Announces Second Quarter Results for 2008 7Health News:Elbit Imaging Ltd. Announces Second Quarter Results for 2008 8Health News:Elbit Imaging Ltd. Announces Second Quarter Results for 2008 9Health News:Elbit Imaging Ltd. Announces Second Quarter Results for 2008 10Health News:Elbit Imaging Ltd. Announces Second Quarter Results for 2008 11Health News:Elbit Imaging Ltd. Announces Second Quarter Results for 2008 12Health News:Elbit Imaging Ltd. Announces Second Quarter Results for 2008 13Health News:Elbit Imaging Ltd. Announces Second Quarter Results for 2008 14Health News:American Red Cross Relief Efforts Underway for Gustav 2Health News:Neurogenesis in the adult brain: The association with stress and depression 2Health News:Neurogenesis in the adult brain: The association with stress and depression 3Health News:Neurogenesis in the adult brain: The association with stress and depression 4Health News:Neurogenesis in the adult brain: The association with stress and depression 5Health News:Global study shows telmisartan reduces outcome of cardiovascular death, heart attack or stroke 2
BD Vacutainer Citrate Tubes with 3.2% buffered sodium citrate solution are used for routine coagulation studies....
... Cross-match tubes are available ... serum tube contains a clotting ... cross-match tests where serum is ... EDTA cross-match tube is suitable ...
... tubes are available in two ... contains a clotting activator and ... where serum is required for ... tube is suitable where the ...
Inquire...
Medicine Products: