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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Global Immunization Vision and Strategy (GIVS) plan is designed to control morbidity and mortality from vaccine-preventable diseases.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Apart from the obvious health benefits, studies have explored the additional societal benefits of vaccinations in developing countries.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Certain people should either not get vaccinated or wait before receiving a vaccine. Find out who should avoid which vaccines.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Learn how to help your partner quit smoking.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Research shows that success comes to smokers who use more than one method to fight cravings and withdrawals. Here are some common and proven treatment options.
    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.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Talking to your parents about quitting smoking can be intimidating. It is extremely important that you discuss quitting and help them become a former smoker.
    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
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