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May 31, 2012

Spring 2012 issue of Healthnet News

The Spring 2012 issue of Healthnet News is now available at
This issue features an article about Clostridium difficile, or C. diff, a gastrointestinal bacterial infection that has been occurring with increased frequency. Described as a serious diarrheal infection, it often occurs in hospitalized patients and after antibiotic use. In some instances it can lead to death. .

Noted in the article are several important websites and publications for more information about C. diff.

Other features in this issue include information about free vaccines for children, genetic testing, an organization for rare disorders, and reviews of several new consumer health books.

As always, your comments and suggestions about the newsletter are welcome. Contact Alberta Richetelle at
or call 860/679-4055.

Posted by Robert at May 31, 2012 09:50 AM