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1 hr ago | Northern Life

Three diseases added to vaccine list for students

Students starting classes in the next school year will need proof of new vaccines for meningococcal disease, whooping cough and, for children born in 2010 or later, chickenpox.


Related Topix: Health, Chickenpox, Mumps

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Shrader: Sometimes this job requires vaccinations

It was 1999 and we were caught up in the aftermath of Hurricane Floyd. There was water everywhere and God knows what was in it.


Related Topix: Health, Hogansville, GA

The Sand Trap

Personal stories about vaccinating your kids? Opinions?

Failure to vaccinate a child should be considered child endangerment. There is no argument based in logic against vaccination.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Opinion

Fox 23

Oklahoma Health Department urges parents not to skip vaccines

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is warning parents that skipping vaccines can put children at risk for diseases.


Related Topix: Mumps, Health

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Alicia Silverstone's Son Has 'Never Had a Drop of Medicine'

In The Kind Mama , Silverstone opens up about raising her nearly 3-year-old son, Bear.

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Related Topix: Health

Science Blog

HIV+ women respond well to HPV vaccine

The study's findings counter doubts about whether the vaccine would be helpful, said the Brown University medical professor who led the study.


Related Topix: Health, HPV, HIV/AIDS

Science Daily

First metritis vaccine protects dairy cows

The first vaccines that can prevent metritis, one of the most common cattle diseases, has been developed by researchers.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Martha's Vineyard Times

Martha's Vineyard students lag in required vaccinations

This graph provides a comparison of Martha's Vineyard immunization exemption rates by school with the state average.The state average for students with exemptions entering kindergarten this year was 1.5 percent, according to a 2013 state report.


Related Topix: Health, Mumps

Wausau Daily Herald

Ohio mumps outbreak grows

Michael Vieth, a senior at The Ohio State University, holds up a cellphone image of himself with the mumps.


Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Ohio State University, Medicine, Epidemiology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


New mandatory vaccinations for Ontario students

The Ontario government will require children who attend elementary or secondary school this fall to be vaccinated against three additional illnesses.


Related Topix: Health

WTKA-AM Ann Arbor

No Shots, No School Amid Ohio Mumps Outbreak

Unvaccinated kids could spend 25 days at home if someone at their school develops mumps -- a contagious disease making the rounds in Columbus, Ohio.


Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Family, Kids, Columbus, OH, Ohio State University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Modesto Bee

No school recommended for unvaccinated kids

More than 200 cases of the contagious viral illness, with more than 130 of those linked to Ohio State University, have been reported this year.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Health, Mumps, Ohio State University, Modesto, CA

News Observer

Vaccinations protect four Apex dogs that encountered rabid raccoon

Animals that do not have the rabies vaccination that state law requires and that come into contact with a rabid animal have to be destroyed or their owners have to agree to pay for a six-month quarantine.


Related Topix: Health, Apex, NC, Wake County, NC

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Phoenix New Times

More Arizona Parents Not Having Their Children Vaccinated

The number of Arizona parents choosing to not have their children vaccinated is increasing.


Related Topix: Health, Maricopa County, AZ, Phoenix, AZ, University of Arizona, Autism, Yavapai County, AZ

Science writers slam Jenny McCarthy over anti-vaccine stance: She's a moron

Jenny McCarthy is under fire for allegedly reversing her anti-vaccine position and is being slammed for spreading misinformation, the Raw Story reported Tuesday.


Related Topix: Health, Celebrities, Jenny McCarthy, Autism, Mumps, Medicine, ADHD


Why There Isn't a Vaccine for Ebola

On March 28, 2014, healthcare workers from Doctors Without Borders, react, as they prepare isolation and treatment areas for their Ebola, hemorrhagic fever operations, in Gueckedou, Guinea.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, World News, Africa, Guinea, Travel, Africa Travel, Guinea Travel, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome


Younger adults hit hardest this flu season

The H1N1 flu was the predominant influenza strain in the United States this year, but it packed a lot less punch than in 2009 when it caused a worldwide pandemic, health officials report.


Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Daily Beast

WTF Is Up With Measles?If you're vaccinated against...

A recent report in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases documented a fully vaccinated 22-year-old in New York City, who contracted measles and was contagious, transmitting the disease to 4 of 88 people she was in contact with.


Related Topix: Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Toddlers, Family, UC San Francisco, us Travel, Travel


What Vaccinations Do You Need As an Adult?

Vaccines have been everywhere in the news lately: There was a recent measles outbreak on the Upper East Side in New York that then spread to lower Manhattan, as well as a measles outbreak in Seattle that was traced to a patient who attended a Kings of Leon concert on March 28. A recent study from Emory University also blew up headlines after it was ... (more)


Related Topix: Health, Autism, Medicine

ABC News

PHOTO: Abby Peterson, age six, died of a vaccine preventable disease.

Abby Peterson was just a few weeks shy of her sixth birthday in 2001 when she caught a severe case of chicken pox that made her so weak that she came down with pneumonia, her mother recalled.


Related Topix: Health, Chickenpox, Pop/Rock, Duffy, Sleepy Eye, MN, Mumps