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Member Highlights: Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County, Rochester, NY

NNLM MAR is pleased to share successes of health outreach projects and activities in our region. Learn what your amazing colleagues are doing to increase access to quality health information for the communities they serve. Library Resource Outreach Center / Health Central Health Central office space Homelessness is a public health issue according to the CDC. Central is the daytime shelter for Rochester’s homeless. In response, Central created the Library Resource Outreach Center (LROC) and Health Central (HC); no eligibility standards, no appointments necessary. LROC is a collaboration between the library and human service agencies to assist the homeless, those in danger of becoming homeless, those in need of access to resources including housing, food, clothing, shelter, income, case management, legal assistance, or employment. HC provides screenings, referrals to free clinics, flu vaccines, and dental care. Both strive to eliminate or lessen barriers to other services. To complete this project, the Central Library of Rochester &Monroe County partnered with Rochester Regional Health Care, the University of Rochester School of Medicine, Person Centered Housing Options, MC Collaborative, the Volunteer Legal Services Project, as well as volunteers and student interns from a variety of local colleges and universities who are studying social work or public health. LROC brochure in Spanish, and HC flyer introducing Nurse Barb Want to learn more about this project? V...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Tags: Member Highlights Source Type: news

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The flu shot's effectiveness depends more on your personal immune history than on how much it mutated in production, Harvard University and University of Chicago research suggests.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The FDA is already about to start work on the vaccine for next season.
Source: ABC News: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news
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Source: Frontiers in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 February 2018 Source:Microbial Pathogenesis Author(s): A. Lawan, F.F.A. Jesse, U.H. Idris, M.N. Odhah, M. Arsalan, N.A. Muhammad, K.R. Bhutto, Innocent Damudu Peter, G.A. Abraham, A.H. Wahid, M.L. Mohd-Azmi, M. Zamri-Saad Innumerable Escherichia coli of animal origin are identified, which are of economic significance, likewise, cattle, sheep and goats are the carrier of enterohaemorrhagic E. coli, which are less pathogenic, and can spread to people by way of direct contact and through the contamination of foodstuff or portable drinking water, causing serious illness. The immunization ...
Source: Microbial Pathogenesis - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
ConclusionsParental attitudes accounted for a relatively small percentage of delayed infant immunization. In contrast, many children who did not receive vaccines on time were characterized by social disadvantage, especially larger family size. Researchers and policy‚Äźmakers should consider how to make timely immunization easier for busy parents.
Source: Child: Care, Health and Development - Category: Child Development Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
Condition:   Influenza Interventions:   Biological: Immunose™ FLU 1%;   Biological: Immunose™ FLU 2%, 200 μl;   Biological: Immunose™ FLU 2%, 300 μl;   Biological: Influenza antigen;   Drug: Placebo;   Biological: i.m comparator Sponsor:   Eurocine Vaccines AB Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Influenza, Human;   Pregnancy;   Birth Defect Interventions:   Biological: Flucelvax Trivalent Influenza Vaccine;   Biological: Flucelvax Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine Sponsor:   Seqirus Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Accelerated Phase Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, BCR-ABL1 Positive;   Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Remission;   Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Remission;   Bone Marrow Transplantation Recipient;   Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia;   Chronic Phase Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, BCR-ABL1 Positive;   Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Recipient;   Hodgkin Lymphoma;   Myelodysplastic Syndrome;   Myelofibrosis;   Myeloproliferative Neoplasm;   Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma ...
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia Intervention:   Other: Safety data collection (following routine vaccination) Sponsor:   GlaxoSmithKline Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
The CDC says there may be signs flu activity is leveling off, but the threat is far from over. The most severe flu season in nearly a decade has taken a heavy toll, killing 84 children. About three-quarters of them were not vaccinated. Dr. Tara Narula shows how the the virus can quickly turn deadly.
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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