Brief fever common in kids given influenza, pneumococcal vaccines together

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 6-Jan-2014 – Parents should be made aware that their child might develop a fever following simultaneous influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations – children who received simultaneous influenza and pneumococcal vaccines, about a third (37.6 percent) had a fever of 100.4 F (38 C) or higher on the day of or day after vaccination,…

De Blasio ‘Needs To Explain Himself’ Over Cuba Honeymoon, Sandinista Support / Which he is proud of

The story of a Cambridge-raised  Sandinista supporter who married a  former lesbian and rose through the political ranks to become mayor of America’s  largest city Bill De Blasio is a political insider who  worked on campaigns of Bill and Hillary Clinton Grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and  is a lifelong Red Sox fan Traveled to…

Support rallies for soldier who faces disciplinary hearing for sending classified information from his personal email which could have saved three lives

By  Ashley Collman PUBLISHED: 23:32 EST, 26  October 2013 |  UPDATED: 23:34 EST, 26 October 2013   A well-intentioned honest mistake could cost  Major Jason Brezler his position as a Marine reservist. Maj Brezler found himself in hot water last  summer when he responded to an email from  troops in Helmand Province,  Afghanistan who were…

5-fold increase in ADHD medication use in children and adolescents

Contact: Vicki Cohn vcohn@liebertpub.com 914-740-2100 Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News   New Rochelle, NY, September 10, 2013—Use of stimulant medications to treat Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents has increased significantly over the past several years. This trend toward increased use of prescription stimulants extends beyond ADHD to other types of neuropsychiatric disorders…

Quinn campaign tells students: skip school to work for us

By SALLY GOLDENBERG Last Updated:  4:18 AM, August 30, 2013 Posted: 1:03 AM, August 30, 2013          EXCLUSIVE Christine Quinn’s mayoral campaign is encouraging her interns to skip the first days of school so they’ll be available for the critical get-out-the-vote drive before the Democratic primary, The Post has learned. In an e-mail blast to…

California lawmakers urge pension funds to halt Russia investments / $1.4 Billion is invested in Russia

Source: Reuters – Tue, 13 Aug 2013 02:52 AMAuthor: Reuters By Sharon Bernstein Aug 12 (Reuters) – Top Democrats in the California Senate on Monday asked the state’s multibillion-dollar public employee pension funds to refrain from making future investments in Russia, adding their voices to protests against restrictions on gay rights there. A proposed resolution…