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GRU residency program grant award extends additional vaccine opportunities for area seniors

...get a shot in the arm and perhaps avoid flu and pneumonia through a grant to the Family...10,000 grant to help it provide more flu and pneumococcal vaccines to the elderly, who account for 90 percent of all flu deaths and 60 percent of hospitalizations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-22/more-shots-elderly-gru
Enough to make you sick

...community near you: tuberculosis, scabies, measles and swine flu.The tens of thousands of underage and often unaccompanied illegal...Immigrants with fevers and bloody coughs attributed to swine flu and tuberculosis are housed with others, where they eat, sleep...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-23/enough-make-you-sick
How to handle stress

...Rosch, president of the nonprofit American Institute of Stress. "There's no question that the incidence and severity of flus and colds is directly related to stress levels." Studies have repeatedly linked common illnesses with groups experiencing stress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/29/tec_335478.shtml
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Unusual deadly flu season in Georgia

...influenza-associated deaths in Georgia this flu season. That figure easily surpasses last...Atlanta has seen 673 hospitalizations this flu season, the Georgia Department of Public...Report.Yet there are also signs that the flu activity is declining in Georgia and other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-01-27/unusual-deadly-flu-season-ge
8 more SC flu deaths reported

...COLUMBIA - South Carolina reported eight additional flu deaths last week, bringing this season's death...died last week were adults. All but two of the flu deaths in South Carolina since the flu season began have been in adults. The latest reporting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-01-30/8-more-sc-flu-deaths-reporte
Center Medical Specialist - LPN, RN Job in Augusta 30909, Georgia US

...Director. May direct or administer a hyper immune program. May assist or lead the administration of the employee Hepatitis and Flu Vaccine program. May assist with company research trials. Educated and currently certified/licensed in the state of...

http://jobview.local-jobs.monster.com/?ch=augusta/Center-Medical-Specialist-LPN-
Center Medical Specialist - LPN, RN Job in Augusta 30909, Georgia US | Monster.com

...Director. May direct or administer a hyper immune program. May assist or lead the administration of the employee Hepatitis and Flu Vaccine program. May assist with company research trials. Educated and currently certified/licensed in the state of...

http://jobview.local-jobs.monster.com/Center-Medical-Specialist-LPN-RN-Job-Augus
Flu vaccine prevented millions from illness last year, CDC says

...as Dr. James Wilde swabs her nose for a rapid flu test."It's going to tickle some," Wilde...is negative but "that does not mean it's not flu," Wilde said. People who have the flu can still have a negative result."Ja'nia looks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-12-12/flu-vaccine-prevented-millio
Flu deaths rise to 9 in South Carolina

...South Carolina reported three additional flu deaths the week of Christmas as the number...have now died in South Carolina since the flu season began in September. Three of the...DHEC said about 14,000 cases of the flu have been reported so far this season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-03/flu-deaths-rise-9-south-carol
High-dose flu shots aid seniors, study says

ATLANTA - A new high-dose flu vaccine for seniors works better than the...vaccine's manufacturer.Experts say regular flu shots tend to be only about 30 percent to...Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, a flu vaccine researcher who was not involved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-10-23/high-dose-flu-shots-aid-seni