RSSArchive for July, 2012

FDA approves first pill to help prevent HIV

FDA approves first pill to help prevent HIV

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, a milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus that causes AIDS.   READ MORE:  FDA approves first pill to help prevent HIV

Whooping Cough epidemic emerges

Whooping Cough epidemic emerges

  VACCINATE, VACCINATE, VACCINATE! Many people do not vaccinate for religious and/or moral reasons. Many people who vaccinate also forget to continue the vaccination series after they receive one shot, assuming that they are protected. Health care workers must convey to patients the importance of vaccination and how vaccination can prevent potentially fatal diseases like […]