Flu & Pandemic

  1. Allergy & Flu News
    Categories: Asthmatic Child, Health Tips & Flu & Pandemic

    Allergy & Flu News

    Vaccine Strategy Induces Antibodies that Can Target Multiple Influenza Viruses... Scientists from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) have identified three types of vaccine-induced antibodies that can neutralize diverse strains of influenza virus that infect humans. The discovery will help guide development of a universal influenza vaccine, according to...
  2. World TB Day: End Tuberculosis
    Categories: Health Tips & Flu & Pandemic

    World TB Day: End Tuberculosis

    We can end TB. Meeting the survivors and supporters we witness harsh truths and deplorable injustice; a treatable disease killing so many. Uniting our collective strength gets us closer to resolution. We can confront stigma, create urgency, activate support and push for progress. With advocacy, perseverance and passion we can reach everyone who needs treatment, build stronger communities and celebrate...
  3. Zika Outbreak Escalation
    Categories: Flu & Pandemic

    Zika Outbreak Escalation

    While the Zika Virus is still not a major concern in the US, the CDC activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to respond to outbreaks of Zika occurring in the Americas and increased reports of birth defects and Guillain-Barré syndrome in areas affected by Zika. On February 1, 2016, the World Health Organization declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern...
  4. Mosquitoes Kill
    Categories: Health Tips & Flu & Pandemic

    Mosquitoes Kill

    Mosquitoes are responsible for more deaths than any other creature on the planet. This comes to mind at present because of the current Zika Scare, but it has been a known fact for a long time. Mosquitoes are harbingers of death - they carry West Nile Virus, Dengue, Malaria, Chikungunya, Yellow Fever, La Crosse Encephalitis, and many other gnarly diseases. More reading: World Mosquito Day, The Best...
  5. Achoo
    Categories: Flu & Pandemic


    Cold & Flu Season - Snot fun. Are you ready for the sniffles, fevers, coughs and aches of the season? Time to review the basics again. ~ Cough? Cold? Flu? Infection? Pandemic? ~ Foods that help Fight the Flu ~ Flu Fighters The CDC says: You can help reduce your risk of getting a cold: Wash your hands often with soap and water...
  6. What is Permethrin?
    Categories: General Safety Topics, Health Tips, Outdoor Safety & Flu & Pandemic

    What is Permethrin?

    With the Zika Buzz going on, a lot of our readers and customer are asking "What is Permethrin?" (CDC recommends treating clothing and gear with permethrin or purchase permethrin-treated items to avoid mosquito bites.) Important is that there are no known risks to pregnancy from permethrin! According to the National Pesticide Information Center: Permethrin is an insecticide in the pyrethroid family...
  7. Zika Scare
    Categories: Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors, Health Tips, Outdoor Safety & Flu & Pandemic

    Zika Scare

    There's a lot of hype around the Zika Virus, and just like when everyone was panicking over Ebola last year, there'a a lot of media exaggeration, social rumor, and misinformation out there. What is Zika? Zika virus disease exhibits symptoms including fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a...
  8. Groundhog Day Sale!!!
    Categories: Child Safety, First Aid Articles, General Safety Topics, Info News, Outdoor Safety, Disaster & Survival Forum, Flu & Pandemic & Bleeding & Wound Care

    Groundhog Day Sale!!!

    That’s right… Groundhog Day is a week away, and until it happens, we know not when winter 2016 will end. It is already bitter cold in many areas, wet and flooding in others, and who-knows-what still lies in store for Americans this cold and blustery season?To help you be Winter Ready, we are offering you an additional 10% off all...
  9. Cold Enough to Catch a Cold
    Categories: Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors, Health Tips & Flu & Pandemic

    Cold Enough to Catch a Cold

    Here we are, deep into Cold & Flu Season, and thus far everyone has seemed to do a pretty good job of avoiding any serious ailments. Now BAM! The temperatures drop and it's wet outside. Are you ready to stay well? Here are some great articles about avoiding, treating, and minimizing the spread of Wintertime Colds, Coughs, and Flu: ... Cough...
  10. Pathogens
    Categories: BBP - Blood Borne Pathogens, Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors, Health Tips & Flu & Pandemic


    Pathogenic Microorganisms... sounds like either cool science, or science-fiction/horror, eh? Bloodborne Pathogens are a common concern in medical, as well as First Aid practices. Different types of Pathogen protections including Antimicrobial Wipes, Bloodborne Protection, Disinfectants, Fluid Control Solidifiers, BBP & Personal Protection Kits, Germicidal Wipes, Personal Protection Products & Sharps Disposal. Many of our Customers are asking about Ebola Prevention...

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