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By Robert On Sunday, July 27th, 2014
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Valley fever: A potential serious health risk from Phoenix ‘haboob’

A massive dust storm, or in Arabic “haboob”, some 3,000 feet tall and 30 miles wide (WATCH video) hit Phoenix, Arizona Friday forcing a ground stop at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and More...

By Robert On Friday, December 20th, 2013
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Research findings could result in the development of a vaccine and drugs for mucormycosis

PRESS RELEASE Mucormycosis is a deadly infection that strikes people with weakened immune systems when certain types of fungi, called Mucorales, invade the patients’ cells. A novel protein on the surface of the More...

By Robert On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
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Main Street Family Pharmacy recalls all sterile products after reports of seven skin abscess cases

Newbern, Tennessee compounding pharmacy, Main Street Family Pharmacy, announce a voluntary recall of all of it’s sterile products on Tuesday. Main Street Family PharmacyImage/Facebook The recall comes on More...

By Robert On Thursday, May 2nd, 2013
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What is Valley fever? What is Coccidioidomycosis?

Valley fever, or coccidioidomycosis is a fungal infection that is endemic in the southwestern US (Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah), plus arid areas Mexico, Central and South America. People are More...


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