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Herpes Treatment Protocol Actually Works
8/22/2014 8:12:46 AM
A review of the Ultimate Herpes Protocol shows significant promise to help cure herpes simplex in patients. According to Melanie Addington, a former sufferer of herpes simplex, going with a natural treatment program rather than prescription medicine is more beneficial, practical and actually cures the disease. This past week, it was revealed that big pharmaceutical …
Waterborne Amoeba Takes the Life of Kansas Girl
Waterborne Amoeba Takes the Life of Kansas Girl
8/14/2014 10:10:46 AM
Last month, ABC News reported that Kansas health officials were urging caution for people entering warm freshwater after a 9-year-old girl became the latest victim of primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM). PAM is caused by Naegleria fowleri, commonly referred to as the brain-eating amoeba.  The amoeba infects people when water containing the organism enters the body …
Consumer Group challenges deliberate ’Code Brown’ events at Holiday Hotels!
8/13/2014 7:36:45 AM
HolidayTravelWatch is concerned to read an article in the Daily Mail which appears to claim that a  ’new craze’  of defecating in hotel swimming pools is ruining holidays; these are known as ’ Code Brown ’ events. The article is written around a letter that was apparently circulated to hotel guests at the  Holiday Village Read Sea in Egypt by First Choice . The letter notes …
CDC’s surge response to West African Ebola Outbreak
CDC’s surge response to West African Ebola Outbreak
8/12/2014 11:40:20 AM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is rapidly increasing its ongoing efforts to curb the expanding West African Ebola outbreak and deploying staff to four African nations currently affected: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Nigeria. The outbreak began in March 2014 in Guinea and spread to the neighboring countries of Liberia and Sierra Leone. It recently …
National Immunization Awareness Month: Planned Parenthood Encourages Parents to Vaccinate Their Children
8/2/2014 9:53:13 AM
In recognition of National Immunization Awareness Month (August), Planned Parenthood is encouraging parents to get their children, both boys and girls aged 11-12, vaccinated for the human papillomavirus (HPV). The month reminds all people to protect their health by getting immunized against infectious diseases. New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …
Florida Health Department Issues Health Alert for Cryptosporidium
Florida Health Department Issues Health Alert for Cryptosporidium
8/1/2014 4:20:53 PM
Florida issued a health alert this week after 58 cases of Cryptosporidium were reported in Pinellas County.  Since half of the cases have been associated with public pools and water parks in Pinellas, all related facilities were notified on Thursday. In addition, Northwest Pool has been shut down as a precaution after a child, who may have visited there, was diagnosed with …

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