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Respirator Or Face Mask? Best H1N1 Protection Still Debated

Posted: 11/07/2009 - A preliminary report suggesting that N95 respirators -- filtering devices worn over the mouth and nose -- protect against swine flu better than surgical face masks seems to be incorrect, researchers revealed during a meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA).

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More H1N1 Vaccine, But More Pediatric Deaths

Posted: 11/06/2009 - Federal health officials said Friday that 38 million doses of the H1N1 flu vaccine are available for states to order, 11 million more than a week ago, but the disease continues to affect children disproportionately.

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The Artificial Hand That Can 'Feel'

Posted: 11/06/2009 - Researchers are working on a breakthrough in artificial limb technology -- a prosthetic hand that can actually feel.

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Program Supports NICU Families

Posted: 11/05/2009 - The March of Dimes and Stormont-Vail are partnering on a program offering support to families of NICU babies.

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Shawnee County Ready for Next H1N1 Clinic

Posted: 11/04/2009 - Get ready for the second round of Shawnee County's H1N1 vaccinations on Thursday morning. Here's some helpful advice to see if you qualify.

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Gaza On Swine Flu Alert

Posted: 11/03/2009 - Swine flu has not reached Gaza yet but with 1.5 million residents squeezed into 360 square kilometers it would appear to be a small miracle.

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CDC: H1N1 Spreading As Supply Of Vaccine Grows

Posted: 10/30/2009 - As the new H1N1 flu virus keeps spreading, more vaccine is available to fight it, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.

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CDC: H1N1 Spreading As Supply Of Vaccine Grows

Posted: 10/30/2009 - The spread of the new H1N1 flu virus continues, but more vaccine is available to fight it, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.

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CDC: More H1N1 Vaccine Becoming Available

Posted: 10/30/2009 - The gap between supply and demand of the H1N1 vaccine is closing, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.

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Obama To Lift HIV/AIDS Travel Ban

Posted: 10/30/2009 - President Barack Obama announced Friday that he will lift a 22-year ban on entry into the United States for people infected with HIV/AIDS.

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