H1N1 Swine Flu
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Legacy Health Flu Season 11.9.14
AN INTERVIEW WITH DR. BRIAN YOUNG, CRITICAL CARE PHYSICIAN WITH LEGACY HEALTH ABOUT THE FLU , FLU IMMUNIZATION, AND GENERAL HEALTH IN THE WINTER MONTHS.
to protect you against this terrible months to the alteration. Of the flu season if not longer so it's very efficient in the way that vaccine works with your body. And while again nothing is a 100% feature that means protecting yourself and protect him if amp envelope once around. And you only need to get one flu shot per year. That's correct yeah ditch your flu shot now so you'll be protected all through the whole year. If it has long lasting immunity in effect for it and you go through once and you take that small really painless needle and you're done with. Does someone need to get a flu shot every year. We do recommend every year at the flute those changed that virus. Has subtle changes in its make up. That requires. Each year. A slightly different. Vaccine. To be effective or. The vaccine includes multiple different. Lou tides two to make sure we're covering everything and as you might remember practically a few years ago we had H1N1 . This Swine Flu type of virus. Influenza. Our vaccine this year certainly includes a component for that as well as the other types a influenza Avian influenza B. So yes we need a shot every year but the shots are very effective in their tailored for what they're expecting. But we're expecting to see is that the most common. Virus types. Through that Lucy's. How do you predict which flu is going to be around. Isn't PDC you know the World Health Organization pretty sophisticated in their tracking influenza outbreaks throughout the
Alternative Medicine Part I
A discussion with Regina Dehen from the Oregon College Of Oriental Medicine about alternative forms of medicine, primarily the benefits of Chinese medicine.
access -- some of the old document really realized said the 1914 flu epidemic so when that wiped out to a third of Europe. That happened while he wouldn't practice and so we realized that we had a local source of information for someone who had seen the prior major flu epidemic and had treated people for. -- -- So we've been -- I'm going historic investigation doing research trying to find out how well he advocated is that patients that he had good note I'm. The presentation they had and the herbal formulas that he used to that we can better address. This H1N1 flu we'd like to know what he used successfully rather than just shooting from the hip of course. Chinese medicines that are around through flu epidemics and yes there are traditional formulas that had the menu is stuck with some success. I don't know how effective they
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Swine Flu Fighting
H1N1 Awarness & Prevention
A discussion with Dr. Glenn Rodriguez from Providence St. Vincent Medical Center about the facts concerning the H1N1 Novel Flu Virus and how you can best prevent it.
interest to northwest Oregon and southwest Washington I'm your host -- Douglas Swine Flu H1N1 . The plague the apocalypse it seems that no matter who you talk to everyone has heard of this coming potential health disaster
we've all heard of this and whether BAH one N one or Swine Flu which from what I understand actually does it have anything to do pigs. That's right -- got a bum -- Now the vaccine is on its way from what we hear worries are going to be enough for everyone and what are the current recommendations for the vaccines. Well it's real important to when talking about the vaccines to bear in mind that there will be to influenza vaccines this year. There will be ones specifically for this new this novel H1N1 . Virus that's the H1N1 vaccine. And that vaccine just began to arrive in Oregon this week and it's going to the highest risk groups in the highest priority groups that vaccine we will be getting probably some supply each week small amounts for the next couple weeks and then increasing supplies so by the end of the year is anticipated to be enough vaccine for anyone who wants it. Excellent so if somebody is already gotten their flu shot you're out of the woods don't get this one. There is a second which is the and -- the normal seasonal flu shot influenza vaccine. That comes out reformulated every year and comes out every year. That one is available now in the community and I would also recommend everyone get these seasonal flu shot for. Share -- a little bit of a sore arm for day -- two. That's that fit ever get things appear if you have a serious allergy to executed thank you should not get it don't we check with your pharmacist or petition before you get this. Because I've heard you know of course there's there's the old wives' tale that you do -- you get the flu shot it's gonna give you flew for a few days. But that's actually been carefully studied in that is absolutely. Put it all right let's put that one too bad. Still avoiding. The Swine Flu we've heard of course. Washing your hands seems to be one that seems -- the very best thing you can do. What else can you do to or -- as what to -- -- with what does hand washing do how's that helping. Well -- most important to realize that this news this novel H1N1 virus is a virus that people haven't seen before we don't have immunity to it because we haven't seen it before. So if
time to break that -- Now we get them good you know Swine Flu we've got flew right there in the title common cold all this. Ways Swine Flu let's let's define what it actually is how how do you differentiate it from the common cold weather comes flu . Well the flu in medical terms means influenza. So there's a couple specific viruses. Typically the influenza a and influenza B viruses. That cause true
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Union Gospel Mission
A discussion with Bill Russell and Stacy Kean from the Union Gospel Mission and Trudy Palo from Furniture Outlet about an upcoming joint event and the good work they do together throughout the year with Portland's homeless and addicted.
did also churches. So. That even with the upcoming -- crisis and Swine Flu vaccination. And the government really strapped because tax revenues are down and it's hard to get programs done on the part of the government. Right now the government has looked into the churches to help get Swine Flu vaccination done. Through a wonderful organization called compassion and actors don't we all work together. I it's it's a huge collaborative. Effort.
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Swine Flu & Breast Friends
Dr. Jennifer Vines with Clark County Public Health talks about the threat of this illness.//Tamara Koedoot with Breast Friends and Sunny Shin with Sungari Pearl talk about a benefit for this breast cancer assistance organization.
Health officials around the world are concerned about the spread of the Swine Flu and -- today gunmen dressed up. It's doctor Jennifer finds. She's been deputy health officer for Clark county public health and she's here to tell you what you need to know about the Swine Flu and we'd like to thank you so much for joining us this morning I met Tesco. -- -- -- First of all what is the Swine Flu . So -- throughout history in new strains of influenza have emerged from the mixing of pig bird and human strains of influenza virus. It's one and one strain which is being called Swine Flu is an influenza virus that's associated with picks and the name. And typically people don't get Swine Flu or if they do they can't pat them on to other people. Did this is an example of a new strain of
the regular flow. So based on our current knowledge the symptoms of H1N1 . This country who are indistinguishable from from the regular flu that has circulated this past winter to their symptoms are fever runny nose cough. Sore throat muscle aches and sometimes vomiting and diarrhea. The situation is different because the H1N1 of its planes flew into new strain of influenza. To the population is expected to have little immunity to it either naturally from prior -- affection and support from prior flu vaccines. That is the potential to see a lot of illness and potentially more severe illness. Which is more likely what we have an extremist introduced the population and is confirmed to be transmitted person to person as they try and analysts went it has. So what is the hysteria surrounding the Swine Flu is that warranted I mean I understand that like 36000 people. Every single year die from the flu . So that's a fair question and you know we're public health acknowledged that there are still a lot of unknowns at this
health officer for Clark county public health. And we're talking about the Swine Flu and what you need to know about it and Jennifer what is the difference between an epidemic and a pandemic. So an