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  • Shingles vaccines now available at your nearby drugstore

     
    You many have noticed the signs at local drugstores, offering the shingles vaccine to anyone over the age of 50. The trend comes as result of a recent move by the Food and Drug Administration to expand the age eligibility for the shingles vaccine,...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Get back-to-school vaccinations now, health departments say

     
    Summer is still in full swing for many Orange and Seminole county students, and preparing for going back to school may be the last thing on their minds. Although school won’t be in session again until August, health departments in both counties...
  • Family comedy "Fruitcakes" opens at PA Playhouse today

     
    “Fruitcakes,” Pennsylvania Playhouse’s upcoming holiday production is a moving story of alienation, understanding and reconciliation, set in a small town full of quirky and lovable characters. Director Robert Callan Adams hopes the...
  • Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition recap: Cirque du No Way!

     
    And we’re down to the final four on this week’s Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition! Abby even knows who she'd pick for a winner — a dancer with Amanda’s feet, Brianna’s strength, Asia’s face and Madison’s...
  • Relax and laugh with the ‘Fruitcakes’ at Pa. Playhouse

     
    “Fruitcakes” at the Pennsylvania Playhouse is like a live version of “The Andy Griffith Show,” with a small town celebrating the Christmas season. It takes place in the present, but time does not seem to move in this rural setting,...
  • Don't Forget to Get Your Kids Vaccinated

    Don't Forget to Get Your Kids Vaccinated
    If your child is starting kindergarten, middle school or college this year, your back-to-school checklist includes not only pencils and notebooks, but those dreaded vaccinations. Here's a primer to make things a bit easier. "Immunization is one of the...
  • Skin Care: It's Never Too Late

    Skin Care: It's Never Too Late
    Research shows that there are two major factors that impact aging - those caused by the genes we inherit and those changes caused by environmental factors, such as exposure to the sun's rays, illness or lack of personal hygiene. While little can be...
  • Danger in skipping chickenpox vaccine

    Danger in skipping chickenpox vaccine
    Children whose parents refuse to let them be vaccinated for chickenpox are nine times as likely as vaccinated children to develop chickenpox that requires medical attention, researchers say. Although the conclusion may seem self-evident, it reflects a...