HEALTHBEAT Blog break
This blog is taking an extended break while I concentrate on other priorities. Blogging will resume (hopefully) at some yet-to-be-determined time in the future.
In the meantime, since influenza is in... Posted on 1/9/13 at 1:45 PM
STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Ah, Science: Redheads, Booze, Booms and Shots
My list of interesting links has once again swollen to monstrous proportions, so much so that my whole computer is threatening to just lie down and cry.
Instead of playing a game of Klingon Monopoly ... Posted on 9/28/12 at 10:00 AM
NDAD INSIGHT Kids with disabilities among flu season's most vulnerable
Another flu season is fast approaching, and there's a new caution forcertain people with disabilities -- children with disabilities, in particular.
Federal health officials are using a study of the 2... Posted on 8/29/12 at 12:45 PM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND N.D. health officials encourage flu shots
BISMARCKState health officials are encouraging North Dakotans to get an influenza vaccination this fall, saying there are more than enough doses available.
The North Dakota Department of Health and C... Posted on 10/4/10 at 11:32 AM
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND under the radar
Just because you don't hear as much about bird flu as you did three or four years ago, doesn't mean resources are not being targeted. The work continues.
Avian Influenza Surveillance Continues
State... Posted on 8/31/10 at 12:32 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Patients can refuse a flu shot. Should doctors and nurses have that right, too? That is the thorny question surfacing as U.S. hospitals increasingly crack down on employees who won't get flu shots, with some workers losing their jobs over their refusal.
Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer
, January 13, 2013
Visitation restrictions have been lifted at Jamestown Hospital due to a dramatic decline in influenza cases and influenza-like illness in the past week, according to a press release from Jamestown Hospital.
The state Health Department says North Dakota has its second flu death.
Influenza surveillance coordinator Michelle Feist said the victim was a woman over 60 in the northwestern part of the state who had an underlying medical condition.
Two Jamestown organizations are taking stronger steps to limit influenza outbreaks in Stutsman County.
Due to increasing numbers of influenza cases, Jamestown Hospital restricted visitation of patients to immediate adult family members at 10 a.m. Thursday.
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