More Licensed Medical Professionals Able to Give H1N1 Flu Shot in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD–(ENEWSPF)–October 14, 2009. Governor Pat Quinn today signed a public health emergency proclamation in a proactive effort to ensure there are enough certified and licensed health care professionals able to administer the H1N1 flu vaccine. This gubernatorial proclamation allows the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Illinois Department of[Read More…]

H1N1 Critical Illness Can Occur Rapidly; Predominantly Affects Young Patients

JAMA–(ENEWSPF)– Critical illness among Canadian patients with 2009 influenza A(H1N1) occurred rapidly after hospital admission, often in young adults, and was associated with severely low levels of oxygen in the blood, multi-system organ failure, a need for prolonged mechanical ventilation, and frequent use of rescue therapies, according to a study[Read More…]

2009 H1N1 Flu: Situation Update, October 9, 2009

Atlanta, GA–(ENEWSPF)–October 9, 2009. Key Flu Indicators Each week CDC analyzes information about influenza disease activity in the United States and publishes findings of key flu indicators in a report called FluView. During the week of September 27 – October 3, 2009, a review of the key indictors found that[Read More…]

HHS Unveils New Features on

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–October 7, 2009.  HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today unveiled several new resources on the federal government’s one-stop resource for flu information —  The Web site now features a new H1N1 Flu Self-Evaluation guide for adults 18 and older along with a new Flu Myths and Facts section, which[Read More…]

Clausen Turns It On to Give Notre Dame 37-30 OT Win

Commentary By an Angry Domer This one was exciting enough to keep my Mom glued to the television set watching football for the first time ever, according to my Dad.  So, I’m pleased to offer Charlie Weis kudos for today’s win after bashing him because of the loss to Michigan. Face it,[Read More…]

Invading Black Holes Explain Cosmic Flashes

Leeds, UK–(ENEWSPF)– Black holes are invading stars, providing a radical explanation to bright flashes in the universe that are one of the biggest mysteries in astronomy today. The flashes, known as gamma ray bursts, are beams of high energy radiation – similar to the radiation emitted by explosions of nuclear[Read More…]