1 hr ago
Children's vaccine rates vary widely by state
The vast majority of American babies are getting the vaccines they need to protect them from serious illnesses, federal health officials said Thursday.
1 hr ago
US News & World Report
Vaccine Safety: Getting the Message to Parents in Doubt
With some parents foregoing important vaccines due to health fears, many doctors are working hard to debunk anti-vaccination myths.
4 hrs ago
Health News Digest
U.S. Infant Vaccination Rates High
Children published in this week's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report . While vaccination coverage increased or remained stable for all routinely recommended childhood vaccines in 2013, coverage varied by state, and low coverage levels can leave states and communities vulnerable to outbreaks of potentially serious vaccine preventable diseases.
11 hrs ago
Make sure kids' vaccines are up to date
Observer staff report To celebrate the importance of immunizations throughout life, the Vermont Department of Health joined with partners nationwide in recognizing August as National Immunization Awareness Month.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Chickenpox & Shingles: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment
Chickenpox is a contagious disease characterized by many itchy, red bumps all over the body.
Back to school: Eight top health tips to make sure kids are ready to return
The return to the classroom can bring the usual seasonal sniffles and other ills, but measures can be taken by parents to try and avoid them There is less than a week until schools go back and while most parents are relieved not to have to keep their children entertained much longer, there's that nagging dread that seasonal sniffles, nits and the ... (more)
Students could be suspended without immunizations
There are only a few days left until the end of summer and with the start of a new school year comes another round of requests for immunization records from Region of Waterloo Public health.
Unaccompanied children pose little risk of spreading infectious disease
The Arkansas Department of Health, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has concluded that unaccompanied children who have arrived in the state from Central America pose little risk of spreading infectious diseases to the public.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Despite what critic says, shingles vaccine is worthwhile: PennLive letters
I am writing in response to Dr. Michael Bennese's commentary, "Research on vaccines can be misleading."
Health Alert at Riverwood Charter School
An individual at Riverwood International Charter School has been diagnosed with shingles , according to a letter that principal Robert Shaw sent home to parents Monday.
The Wichita Eagle
Vaccination during pregnancy: What you need to know
Immunization of a mother both before and during pregnancy is important to protect the baby and the mother.
The Bennington Banner
Vt. Dept. of Health: Start of school year a good time for updating vaccinations
According to the Vermont Department of Health, back-to-school season is the perfect time to make sure children are up-to-date on their vaccinations.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
New Minnesota vaccine requirement inspires pro-vaccination effort
Courtney Carter, 12, received two vaccinations from LPN Kathy Schwalbe at a clinic in Brooklyn Center.
Immunizations before school begins
For only one more week, silence will fill the halls of schools across the state, but soon enough they'll be bustling with students.
Back-to-school vaccinations: Is your child protected?
As millions of American children head back to school, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reminding parents of the importance of vaccinations by declaring August "National Immunization Awareness Month."
City of Frederick County
New Maryland Vaccine Requirements
There are new Maryland vaccine requirements for children entering kindergarten and 7th grade during the 2014-2015 school season that begins on August 25, 2014.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Lansing State Journal
Update child's immunizations before new school year starts
And while families are trying to pack the last bit of fun into what's left of summer, don't forget to make sure your kids are up-to-date on their immunizations before the bell rings on the first day of school.
Mum on mission to boost charity
AFTER two of her children suffered from a life-threatening illness, a mother from Southamp-ton is supporting a charity which helps thousands of patients.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
The Daily Caller
Liberal Groups Sue The Government For Expedited Deportation Process
Liberal groups including the American Civil Liberties Union and the American Immigration Council filed a lawsuit against the government Friday , arguing that the Obama administration's recently adopted expedited deportation procedures are unconstitutional.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Island Gazette Newspaper Online
It's Back to School Time: Make Sure Vaccinations Are on Your Back to School To-Do List
RALEIGH, N.C. : August 19th, 2014 - August not only marks the beginning of school in North Carolina, but it is also recognized as National Immunization Awareness Month.