Monthly Archives: September 2009

  1. Smoking in bars and restaurants will be banned in Spain

    Anti-Tobacco Law was introduced by the PSOE government in January 2006 and now, three years later, Health Ministry officials are planning a new amendment to toughen their approach.
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  2. Swine flu vaccine only needs one dose

    Good news in the world’s flu fight: One dose of the new swine flu vaccine looks strong enough to protect adults — and can spark protection within 10 days of the shot, Australian and U.S. researchers said Thursday.
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  3. Iñaki Gabilondo en Noticias Cuatro: Paranoia de la Gripe A

    Iñaqui Gabilondo se hace eco de un video que circulo hace un mes por internet en el que se minimiza el temor
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  4. Steve Jobs announces 'I'm back' after liver transplant

    Steve Jobs, the Apple co-founder, announced "I'm vertical, I'm back" as admitted for the first time that he has had a liver transplant.
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  5. Health workers under pressure to get flu shots

    Tens of thousands of health care workers who typically avoid flu shots are under more pressure than ever to get vaccinated as hospitals and clinics prepare for a spike in swine flu cases this fall and winter.
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  6. Panflu is the first vaccine against swine flu Available

    Approved the first vaccine against swine flu, Panflu, is ahead of its Western competitors not only in speed but in price and composition. It is manufactured in China and the manufacturing company, Sinovac, said to be safe and effective.
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  7. Day-care centers warned about swine flu

    Employees at day-care centers should be vaccinated against swine flu, U.S. health officials said Friday.
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  8. Swine flu: First of all it's important to keep calm.

    During the swine flu pandemic there will still be myocardial infarction, appendicitis, cardiac failure, diabetes, asthma attack, psychiatry diseases, hip fractures, accidents and thousands of other illness that require medical attention. It is important that patients suffering from swine flu do not panic and overwhelm the system, so hospitals and doctors can continue to treat all patients. For that, it is essential to keep calm and have common sense and self-control in all levels, patients, health professionals, decision makers, politicians and the media.
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  9. China approves single-dose swine flu vaccine

    The answer may be at hand to a crucial question about vaccination for the advancing swine flu — one shot or two? Chinese officials approved a vaccine Thursday that they say prevents the new flu in a single dose.
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  10. Advice on when flu needs TLC or a doctor's care

    When is swine flu just miserable and when do you need a doctor? If it's hard to breathe, that's an emergency. It's the not-so-obvious cases that can have parents, or the sick of any age, fretting.
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