Acute Upper Respiratory Infection (URI) prevention
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection (URI)

Prevention could include:

  • About one month after your baby is born he or she is given the first of three hepatitis B (hepB) vaccinations. Then comes the diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine; haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine (Hib); pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV); inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV); measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine and so on..
    Source:Healthline
    Date:July 31, 2008
  • Certain people should not get vaccinated or should hold off before receiving a vaccine. Individuals with a compromised immune system are often advised to wait.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Vaccination is a hot topic. Supporters reveal the enormous benefits of vaccines, however, there is a growing number of people who oppose immunization.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Even if you had vaccinations as a child, that doesn't necessarily mean you shouldn't follow up as a young adult. Certain vaccinations are required for college.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Apart from the obvious health benefits, studies have explored the additional societal benefits of vaccinations in developing countries.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Annual flu shots are recommended for all ages, starting at 6 months old. This has been a shift in recent years encouraging all age groups to receive the shot.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The Global Immunization Vision and Strategy (GIVS) plan is designed to control morbidity and mortality from vaccine-preventable diseases.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Vaccinations are a way to "teach" the immune system how to recognize and eliminate disease causing organisms. Vaccines can prevent potential deadly illnesses.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Teens who smoke become adults who smoke, and 90 percent of adults who are regular smokers started smoking before the age of 18. Most teens don't fully understand the risks associated with smoking or the time it takes to quit. The average person wh...
    Source:HLCMS
  • So you've decided to become a former smoker? Congratulations! Nearly four out of five smokers want to quit, and each year 40 percent of smokers finally attempt it. Before you start, it is important to remember this; research shows that the most su...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Talking to your parents about quitting smoking can be awkward and intimidating. After all, they are supposed to be the ones talking to you, not the other way around. But in this case, it is of extreme importance that you discuss quitting and help ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Time and again research has shown that the best way to quit smoking and stay smoke free is to combine a smoking-cessation aid (like the patch, gum, or prescription medicine) with support from a doctor or healthcare professional who can coach you t...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Staying smoke-free is more than just giving up cigarettes; it is a complete lifestyle change. Here are some suggestions for making your new life smoke-free, as well as strategies to get back on the wagon if you fall off. People relish time spent w...
    Source:HLCMS
  • You promised yourself you would quit when you graduated college, when you turned 30, when you had your first child. You promised your family you would quit just as soon as you got settled at your new job, found the right program, or you retired. E...
    Source:HLCMS
  • According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 70 percent of individuals who smoke cigarettes would like to quit (CDC, 2012). However, most people who try to quit are not successful in their first attempt. This is because the body p...
    Source:HLCMS
  • You're dealing with an adult, one who has likely been smoking for several years. Around 70 percent of smokers say they want to quit, so odds are your partner may already be thinking about quitting. Express to your partner the concerns you have for...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Cigarettes, chewing tobacco, pipes, and cigars are all made with dried tobacco leaves, which naturally contain the drug nicotine. Manufacturers of these products add additional nicotine, as well as a whole host of other chemicals and additives, to...
    Source:HLCMS
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