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FluMist May Be Coming Back. Will it Work Better?

FLUMIST MAY BE COMING BACK. WILL IT WORK BETTER?

FluMist, the inhaled flu vaccine, may be on its way back to doctors' offices in the U.S. A CDC vaccine committee voted Wednesday to...

California Condor Exams and Vaccination

CALIFORNIA CONDOR EXAMS AND VACCINATION

Weighing close to 20 pounds with a wing-span greater than nine feet, California condors are large and powerful birds. It took a team...

 
 
 
It's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again, US panel says

IT'S OK TO USE NASAL SPRAY FLU VACCINE AGAIN, US PANEL SAYS

Two years ago, the advisory group pulled its recommendation for FluMist vaccine after research found it wasn't working against swine...

Green light for nasal flu spray next year after 2-year ban

GREEN LIGHT FOR NASAL FLU SPRAY NEXT YEAR AFTER 2-YEAR BAN

A CDC advisory panel voted that the the nasal spray flu vaccine will be recommended for children and adults next season, suggesting...

 
 
 
US panel recommends new adult vaccine against hepatitis B

US PANEL RECOMMENDS NEW ADULT VACCINE AGAINST HEPATITIS B

Cases of the disease have been rising, a trend linked to the heroin and opioid epidemic.

FLU VACCINE TRUTH: It's even less effective than we've been told

FLU VACCINE TRUTH: IT'S EVEN LESS EFFECTIVE THAN WE'VE BEEN TOLD

When the Wall Street Journal carries a headline like “Flu Vaccine Less Effective Than Earlier Estimates,” you know it's time to be...

 
 
 
The flu vaccine depends on a person's immune history

THE FLU VACCINE DEPENDS ON A PERSON'S IMMUNE HISTORY

The flu shot's effectiveness depends

Michigan posts 25th hepatitis A death; restaurant worker sick

MICHIGAN POSTS 25TH HEPATITIS A DEATH; RESTAURANT WORKER SICK

Hepatitis infection can cause a yellowing of the eyes and/or skin, which is referred to as jaundice. Photo illustration An outbreak...

 
 
 
Study IDs Brain's Immune System Coordinator

STUDY IDS BRAIN'S IMMUNE SYSTEM COORDINATOR

In a recent study published in Nature Communications , Mayo Clinic scientists identify a type of cell that coordinates the immune response...

Personalized Cancer Vaccine Created From Stem Cells Could Be A Future Possibility

PERSONALIZED CANCER VACCINE CREATED FROM STEM CELLS COULD BE A FUTURE POSSIBILITY

Stanford scientists have tested the theory that stem cells could take on a new role - to train the immune system to attack and even...

 
 
 
Familiar call goes out in Arkansas for those who ate at local Taco Bell

FAMILIAR CALL GOES OUT IN ARKANSAS FOR THOSE WHO ATE AT LOCAL TACO BELL

Stop us if you heard this one before. A person infected with hepatitis A goes to work in the food and beverage industry. He or she...

CDC: Most Children Dying From Flu Not Vaccinated

CDC: MOST CHILDREN DYING FROM FLU NOT VACCINATED

Most children who have died of the flu so far this season had not been vaccinated, according to the CDC. Of the 63 confirmed flu deaths,...

 
 
 
Flu vaccine is only 25% effective against deadliest strain

FLU VACCINE IS ONLY 25% EFFECTIVE AGAINST DEADLIEST STRAIN

Preliminary data released announced by top US health officials on Thursday shows this year's flu vaccine is only 25 percent effective...

Stem cell cancer vaccine immunized mice against tumors

STEM CELL CANCER VACCINE IMMUNIZED MICE AGAINST TUMORS

Researchers at Stanford University made personalized stem cell vaccines for mice. The stem cell shot, coupled with an immunity booster,...

 
 
 
Seattle Area Weekend Dog Events: Friday, February 16 - Sunday, February 18

SEATTLE AREA WEEKEND DOG EVENTS: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16 - SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18

Share This! FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16 NW Spay & Neuter Center Shuttle - King County February 16 Regional Animal Services of King County,...

Do Hand Sanitizers Lower the Risk of Catching the Flu?

DO HAND SANITIZERS LOWER THE RISK OF CATCHING THE FLU?

When influenza is at epidemic levels, the focus turns to ways to lower the risk of catching this form of virus that circulates on a...

 
 
 
Adoption Monday: Ali, Pittie, New York, NY

ADOPTION MONDAY: ALI, PITTIE, NEW YORK, NY

Ali is a small hippo. Don't let his size fool you, though, he's a happy gentle giant. Ali is good with quiet, calm dogs, adults and...

Give It a Shot - Protect Yourself from the Flu

GIVE IT A SHOT - PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THE FLU

Everyday it's a new headline. The numbers keep rising. No, we're not talking about the latest lottery jackpot. We're talking about...

 
 
 
Hepatitis A exposures at New York restaurant, senior home

HEPATITIS A EXPOSURES AT NEW YORK RESTAURANT, SENIOR HOME

An employee at a restaurant and a senior living facility in Erie County, NY, who was infected with hepatitis A while working exposed...

WHY THIS BIOTECH CEO INJECTED HIMSELF WITH A DIY HERPES VACCINE ON FACEBOOK LIVE

The 28-year-old CEO of Ascendance Biomedical removed his trousers and injected himself at the BDYHAX conference in Texas.