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Some prescription meds can harm fetus

More than six percent of expectant mothers in Quebec consume prescription drugs that are known to be harmful to their fetuses, according to a Université de Montréal investigation published in the British Journal ...

dateNov 17, 2009 in Medications
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In Europe, most swine flu shots by invitation only

(AP) -- In Britain, there are no long lines of people seeking swine flu vaccine. Doctor's offices aren't swamped with desperate calls. And there are no cries of injustice that the vaccine is going to wealthy corporations ...

dateNov 06, 2009 in Health
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Progress made on group B streptococcus vaccine

Scientists supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, have completed a Phase II clinical study that indicates a vaccine to prevent Group B Streptococcus ...

dateOct 30, 2009 in Medical research
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Lessons from flu seasons past

Pregnant women who catch the flu are at serious risk for flu-related complications, including death, and that risk far outweighs the risk of possible side effects from injectable vaccines containing killed virus, according ...