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Factfile: What is Pneumococcal Meningitis?

Factfile: What is Pneumococcal Meningitis?

  BABY MINDER – Pneumococcal meningitis is a serious disease caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae in which the meninges (the protective layers that cover the brain and spinal cord) ...

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Common Sense for the Common Cold

Common Sense for the Common Cold

  Viral rhinitis. Watery rhinorrhea. The ubiquitous common cold apparently is not “common” for nothing. Over 200 different viruses can cause what are technically known as upper-respiratory-tract infections, the more ...

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CDC Monitoring Lab Tech After Possible Ebola Exposure

CDC Monitoring Lab Tech After Possible Ebola Exposure

  Washington, United States – A lab worker may have been exposed to a live sample of the deadly Ebola virus, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday, adding ...

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DOH Warns of Leptospirosis After Tropical Storm Ruby

DOH Warns of Leptospirosis After Tropical Storm Ruby

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – With the rainy season still lingering into the cold holiday months, expect flooding in low-lying areas of Metro Manila and coastal communities like CAMANAVA (Caloocan, Malabon, ...

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What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?

  In the US, Many people choose to blame bad moods and symptoms of depression this time of year on the decreased amount of daylight. While many choose to put ...

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Flu or Ebola? US Hospitals Prepare for a Confusing Season

Flu or Ebola? US Hospitals Prepare for a Confusing Season

  WASHINGTON, October 31, 2014 (AFP) – After weeks of Ebola panic, false alarms and quibbles over quarantine in the United States, health authorities are bracing for a new battle: flu season. ...

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