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Swine flu vaccine: Should you get it when time comes?

...against this fall's swine flu (or H1N1 virus) outbreak, you know the drill. Wash your hands frequently. Cover your cough or sneeze. Stay home if you or your child is sick. But, if government officials approve a vaccination effort, should you participate...
Health officials: Take sickness seriously

...utensils with people who are sick; disinfect frequently touched surfaces, including toys and doorknobs; cover coughs and sneezes; and stay home from daycare, school or work if exhibiting symptoms. Children and adults with asthma should be extra-cautious...
Pick Six: A half-dozen to watch

...their home court. Perfect time to make a statement. Instead, they fell 74-58. A .500 record in the ACC is nothing to sneeze at. But it could be time to ... start spreading the news ... BCS and NIT trophies will reside in Tallahassee this year...
State puts routine TB screening on hold

...Tuberculosis, also known as consumption, is a bacterial infection that develops in the lungs and spreads through coughs and sneezes from infected people. Left untreated, it can result in permanent lung damage and death.The most common way to detect tuberculosis...
50 random thoughts on a sunny Sunday morning actual pipe snake. Nope, I'll to have to take the toilet off. Not today though - too nice outside.45. The photic sneeze reflex, commonly known as "sun sneezing," is a condition of uncontrollable sneezing in response to bright light.46. A-choo...
Battle of the wits, continued

...the former of the two), and also his shortsighted view of business and oil in general. Yes, it's true that when OPEC sneezes, America catches a cold. Why, then, would we be trying to get OPEC all sniffly? A war in Iraq really hurts us insofar...
Juneau Empire Story Archive the cottonwood soon, while others sneeze and sputter at the very thought of the cottonwood soon, while others sneeze and sputter at the very thought of the cottonwood soon, while others sneeze and sputter at the very thought of cruise...
Sick day, sick pay forestall the swine flu by taking the hand-washing and sneeze-covering precautions recommended by federal authorities and...we've all become more alert to the chorus of coughs and sneezes on the typical bus or train. Most of us try to edge away from...
Common sense rejects fluoridation

...over Juneau's basic water needs with their highly splashy and very pricey ad campaign. Certainly, $46,000 is nothing to sneeze at and could just make you a television star, in the bargain. Sound off on the important issues at On second thought, with...
Outside editorial: Sensible precautions still best swine flu antidote

...masks isn't recommended at this stage. Washing your hands frequently is a flu-fighter. So is covering your coughs and sneezes - don't be shy about politely asking others to do likewise. And don't panic. The H1N1 virus has been mild in comparison...


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