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Vaccinations for Adults

Vaccinations for Adults You’re NEVER too old to get immunized! Getting immunized is a lifelong, life-protecting job. Don’t leave your healthcare provider’s office without making sure you’ve had all the vaccinations you need. Source: immunize.org Click here to see all the recommended immunizations native american culture detroit metro airport...

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GOOD SAMARITAN BILL signed in California

Sacramento – Governor Schwarzenegger has signed Assembly Bill 83 (Feuer/Benoit), legislation which encourages individuals to act as “Good Samaritans” and voluntarily help rescue others in peril. The legislation goes into effect immediately. Assembly Member Feuer was moved to introduce AB 83 by personal experience. While driving home from work...

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H1N1 Swine Flu Update Is anyone concerned?

From the Wall Street Journal By Jacob Goldstein Here’s a quick roundup of swine (H1N1) flu news: The feds put out guidelines today to help businesses prepare for a possible second wave of the H1N1 virus, which could come around this fall. Nothing particularly surprising here; mainly, be sure...

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Stress Cardiomyopathy "Broken Heart Syndrome"

Broken Heart Syndrome (BHS) also called stress cardiomyopathy, is triggered by extreme and sudden emotional trauma. Reported triggers have included unexpected news of a death, domestic abuse, armed robbery, and even a surprise party. The condition manifests with symptoms suggesting an acute heart attack (severe pressure-like chest pain, shortness...

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Swimmer’s Ear

Kids and Adults can get ” Swimmer’s Ear” Otitis Externa From kidshealth.org About Swimmer’s Ear Otitis externa — commonly known as swimmer’s ear — is an infection of the ear canal, the tubular opening that carries sounds from the outside of the body to the eardrum. It can be...

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How to Clean Battery Corrosion and Build Up

OOPs! I have not checked my emergency preparedness kit for a while.  Tonight I discovered that my small radio had battery corrosion. What to do? From wikihow.com 1. Check for the corrosion and follow the corresponding directions. * Mild corrosion: On the traditional shiny terminals, this usually shows up...

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