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  • FactFinder 12: Stopping shingles

    FactFinder 12: Stopping shingles
    It's a virus just about everyone is carrying around.  "It just stays there and it just basically is asleep for several years," says Dr. Maurice Duggins of the Kansas University School of Medicine. When it wakes up, the shingles virus brings a red...
  • Tonight at Ten: Preventing Shingles

    Tonight at Ten: Preventing Shingles
    Just about everyone carries around the Shingles Virus. When it wakes up, it brings a red blistery rash...and a lot of pain. Anyone who's had chicken pox has the virus inside them. FactFinder 12 Investigator Brian Heap talks about how you can keep from...
  • Harbaugh's winning ways

     Harbaugh's winning ways
    NEW ORLEANS — America looks at Jim Harbaugh and sees one of the NFL's brightest and most charismatic coaches who wears the same black 49ers sweatshirt and hat every day leading up to Super Bowl XLVII. Chicago still sees No. 4. America hears...
  • New immunization requirements coming for next school year

    New immunization requirements coming for next school year
    The Indiana State Department of Health has published the school immunization requirements for the 2013-2014 school year for students in grades kindergarten through 12th grade. New requirements include: — For kindergartners through 12th-graders:...
  • Girl's early development shouldn't alarm parents

    Q: My daughter is 8 years old, but she’s already beginning to develop breast tissue and underarm hair. Isn’t she too young for that? Should I be worried? What should I do about it? A: The good, and possibly surprising, news for you is that...
  • Health official: Chickenpox outbreak largest in US

    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The chief medical officer of the Indiana State Department of Health says western Indiana's Vigo County is experiencing the largest known current outbreak of chickenpox in the U.S. Dr. Joan Duwve (DUH'-vee) told the Terre...
  • Special Report: Concussion Crisis

    Special Report: Concussion Crisis
    Another high school football season will soon be coming to a close.  It's the first season on the books since a new Indiana law took effect July 1 to try and better protect high school athletes when it comes to concussions. So has the new law worked? ...
  • Barbara Walters retiring after 52 years in television

    Barbara Walters retiring after 52 years in television
    Barbara Walters will retire in May of next year, a source familiar with her plans told Reuters on Thursday. (Deadline Hollywood broke the story; Read it here.) The 83-year-old executive producer and co-host of "The View" has struggled with health issues...
  • State helping at child immunization deadline

     
    Parents that have, for whatever reason, put off getting their school-age children to the doctor for the mandatory immunizations are getting a last-minute chance to catch up from the state Department of Health. The state will open health centers the week...
  • Chicken pox, vaccines and mom as bioterrorist

     
    With so many parents realizing they can save their children the suffering of chicken pox with vaccination, it can be tough to find a fun "chicken pox party," the gatherings at which healthy young children mingle with actively sick ones......
  • Late Night: Dr. Stephen Colbert says 'clearly vaccines are dangerous'

     
    On Thursday's "The Colbert Report," Stephen Colbert waded into one of the most contentious issues in contemporary life: childhood vaccinations....