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Concussion: Americas Hidden Epidemic

Concussion: Americas Hidden Epidemic

More than 260,000 veterans from Afghanistan and Iraq have been diagnosed so far. There will be more.

Children, Ebola and Schools Infection Control Policies

Children, Ebola and Schools Infection Control Policies

Ebola is a horrible death, but death is death and by taking universal precautions to prevent all infectious diseases we minimise the chances of falling victim to any of them.

Hantavirus: Clearing Up After a Rodent Infestation

Hantavirus: Clearing Up After a Rodent Infestation

The vast majority of people who contract Hantavirus do so in their own homes and gardens.

Yet Another Health Emergency: Drug Resistant Tuberculosis sufferer Goes AWOL in California

Yet Another Health Emergency: Drug Resistant Tuberculosis sufferer Goes AWOL in California

The threat is serious enough for a warrant for his arrest to have been issued.

Residents Warned of Bubonic Plague Risk

Residents Warned of Bubonic Plague Risk

It remains to be seen if having plague infected fleas in such close proximity to a large number of domestic pets and humans will cause an increase in cases during the remainder of the year.

Grow Your Own Simple Backyard Pharmacy… Just Like Grandma’s!

Grow Your Own Simple Backyard Pharmacy… Just Like Grandma’s!

One thing that working in the health profession has taught me in the last 26+ years is, your best health insurance, is to stay healthy! So I looked to herbs and natural, traditional “Gramma” medicine approaches that were not only useful and very effective, but they were inexpensive, very easy to do and great to keep on hand!

World health officials panic at rapid spread of Ebola: 30,000 possibly exposed from US victim

PANIC: World health officials panic at rapid spread of Ebola

Nigerian health officials have confirmed that as many as 30,000 people may now be at risk of contracting Ebola from one American man who died after boarding a flight from Liberia to Nigeria.

Social Distancing as a Means to Avoid Contagion

Social Distancing as a Means to Avoid Contagion

There can be no rule of thumb for how long you need to stay isolated for, but if any of you think a month will do it you need to think again. Although diseases spread at different rates, have different incubation times and are infectious at different times during their course they all rely on one thing. A supply of suitable hosts.

Ebola Infected Americans Being Flown Back From Africa

Ebola Infected Americans Being Flown Back From Africa

One mistake with this, and people are going to start dying across the United States. From the point that the Ebola patient leaves the isolation ward in Africa the risks to the rest of the world start to grow.

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