How to protect yourself from a flu vaccine with the right gear

Health workers in Australia are getting an early start to the flu season by vaccinating people who have not had the virus before.Auckland-based FluCare says it is using a nasal spray that contains a live, attenuated strain of the flu virus to provide people with an extra measure of protection against the pandemic.The company is […]

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When do you need to get tested for tuberculosis?

Health workers are being urged to test patients who are showing symptoms of tuberculosis in advance of the pandemic.Health officials say they are seeing patients at a faster rate than they have in years and are also finding more cases.The CDC says they are tracking more than 8,000 cases of TB in New York state, […]

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How to access health insurance coverage in Canada

Access to health insurance can be challenging for many Canadians.According to a survey of nearly 3,000 Canadians by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, over half of those surveyed said they had not been able to find health insurance that covered their health needs.The survey also found that over half (53 per cent) said that […]

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What’s in a name? Access Health Center, Women’s Health Center

Access Health Centre and Women’s Center are both being used as a metaphor for the women in the United States suffering from the effects of the opioid epidemic.The two facilities are located in downtown Austin, TX, and are part of the Austin Access Center, a health care infrastructure project that aims to expand access to […]

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When the weather turns: The Australian winter blues are a thing of the past

Health and wellbeing expert Lee Health says it’s time to stop talking about the Australian winter and embrace a new Australian winter, which is the season when you get a few days of sunshine and no snow in the ground.The research suggests Australians are getting the best of both worlds in terms of mental health, […]

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