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2 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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

Examiner.com

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.

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

Mashable

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.

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

KFVS12

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.

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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.

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

Shape

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)

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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.

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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KVII-TV Amarillo

Mother doesn't link vaccinations and autism in her case

The only thing that hasn't seemed to change in the last 13 years is the number of years it takes to diagnose a child with autism.

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Related Topix: Autism, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Go Local

Health | NEW: Rhode Island Influenza Deaths Up, High Elderly Toll

Thirteen people, most of them in their 80s and 90s, have died from influenza this season, many since the arrival of the H3N2 strain of flu in late March according to RI Department of Health .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Family, Rhode Island, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Rhode Island Government, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

NJ.com

Pennsylvania dog wardens canvassing Easton to check licenses, vaccinations

Dog wardens are canvassing Easton homes this week and continuing their efforts through June across Northampton County to ensure dog owners have current licenses and rabies vaccinations for their dogs, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture said today.

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Related Topix: Health, Easton, PA, Northampton County, PA, Agriculture, Science

EDGE

LA Faces Deadly Meningitis Outbreak Among MSM

Following a frightening outbreak of meningitis among men who have sex with men in New York City last year, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is now urging MSM to get vaccinated.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Gay/Lesbian, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HIV/AIDS

Chattanoogan.com

Big Dog Bonanza Adoption At SPCA Continues Through May 4

The Big Dog Bonanza adoption at SPCA of Bradley County continues through the shelter's grand opening event on Sunday, May 4. As part of the Big Dog Bonanza, adoption fees are $25 for any dog weighing more than 40 pounds.

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Related Topix: Bradley County, TN, Health, Cleveland, TN

Examiner.com

Jenny McCarthy sets record straight on autism and vaccines: I'm not anti-vaccine

Jenny McCarthy slammed reports that she's anti-vaccine, saying she is opposed to children getting multiple vaccination shots in one doctor's visit, she wrote in a Chicago Sun-Times editorial Sunday.

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Related Topix: Autism, Health, Celebrities, Jenny McCarthy

HollywoodLife

Jenny McCarthy's Shocking Vaccine Comments: Defying Doctors' Advice?

Jenny McCarthy claims she isn't totally 'anti-vaccine,' but the comedian's previous anti-vaccine statement has led millions to not vaccinate their children against deadly diseases.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Celebrities, Jenny McCarthy, Autism, Chickenpox

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Neuter for a nickel

Almost Home Humane Society's Neuter for a Nickel event had 175 cats registered for the procedure.

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Related Topix: Health

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Kiwis urged to get flu vaccinations before Easter

The flu virus could be spread by people getting together during the school holidays, the National Influenza Specialist Group has warned.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

Poughkeepsie Journal

Don't delay vaccines for your family

"Vaccine hesitation" is a new term being used to describe the phenomenon of parents who are questioning whether they should give their children vaccines on the recommended schedule, if at all.

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Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Orange County, CA

Examiner.com

Measles outbreak traced to fully vaccinated patient

If you think you're safe from diseases that you were vaccinated for, you may not be.

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Related Topix: Health, Mumps

Salon

Jenny McCarthy says she's pro-vaccine in Chicago Sun-Times Op-Ed

This Feb. 4, 2013 photo shows American comedian, actress, and author Jenny McCarthy posing for a portrait, in New York.

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Related Topix: Health, Celebrities, Jenny McCarthy, Media, VH1, Television, Opinion

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