The United States is currently in the midst of influenza season, but the medical readiness of service members across the world is being supported by a DoD-wide respiratory pathogen surveillance program located at the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine.
The Food and Drug Administration has raised the recommended age to receive the vaccine for human papillomavirus, or HPV to 45. Health care experts say that's good news for women and men who did not receive the anti-cancer vaccine in childhood.
Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by two main types of the flu virus: Types A and B. The influenza A and B viruses that routinely spread in people are responsible for seasonal flu epidemics each year.
The Department of Defense and Department of Health and Human Services are implementing an Executive Order signed by President Donald Trump, aimed at increasing the manufacturing efficiency and effectiveness of flu vaccines.
Donna, the mother of three children, kept hearing about a vaccine that health care experts recommend for preteens and teens. With her own twins approaching middle-school age, she wanted to learn more. So she did some research on the vaccine for human papillomavirus, or HPV.
There has been one reported case of Measles here in Dongducheon at the International school. Measles is a viral illness most commonly seen in the children that causes high fevers, runny nose, red watery eyes, cough, and a red rash on the skin.
The time has never been more right for a snack, or two. Accessing your standard go-tos from back home is sometimes not possible. Besides, living overseas gives you a great opportunity to broaden your snack routine.