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  • CDC: No link between vaccination schedule and autism

     
    Researchers have released another study about infant vaccinations and autism and the results match up with what other reports have found: The number of vacccines an infant receives is not linked to increased risk of being diagnosed with autism....
  • Intervention: Candy Finnigan reflects on A&E show’s final season

     
    Throughout its 13 seasons over eight years, Intervention has seemed like one of those shows that will just always be around. Every so often it comes in with a new batch of episodes depicting the harrowing journeys of addicts desperate to get clean and...
  • See Hawaiian royal history in a five-stop procession

    See Hawaiian royal history in a five-stop procession
    HONOLULU — Palace intrigue? Check. Royal rapscallions? Some. Kings and queens and gorgeous things? You'll find those too. You thought we were speaking of Britain, perhaps? Well, no, although Britain celebrated Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee...
  • Measles Case Confirmed in Johnson County

    Measles Case Confirmed in Johnson County
    A case of measles has been confirmed in Johnson County, the Health Department announced on Wednesday.  The Johnson County Health Department said all those at risk for disease were being contacted and the investigation is ongoing. Measles is spread...
  • Book review: 'The Panic Virus' by Seth Mnookin

    Book review: 'The Panic Virus' by Seth Mnookin
    The Panic Virus A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear Seth Mnookin Simon & Schuster: 429 pp., $26.99 Readers take note. If you're already convinced that vaccines cause autism, that vaccine-preventable infectious diseases no longer threaten...
  • Passenger Flies Through Several Airports With Contagious Case of Measles

    Passenger Flies Through Several Airports With Contagious Case of Measles
    ALBUQUERQUE, Nm. -- Public health officials are contacting airline passengers after a woman with measles traveled through three airports earlier this week, a spokesman for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Saturday. The woman...
  • Passengers Exposed to Measles on SoCal Flight

    Passengers Exposed to Measles on SoCal Flight
    SAN DIEGO (KTLA) -- Health officials have confirmed that a passenger aboard a Southwest Airlines flight on Feb. 22 was infected with measles, putting all other passengers in danger of becoming infected. The infected New Mexico native traveled from London...
  • Community Commentary: Autism, vaccine link unproven

    It is a sad day indeed when newspapers publish diatribes against vaccines when our nation is facing a measles and pertussis epidemic simultaneously ("Mailbag: Parent disputes vaccination advice," May 27). As an emergency physician, trained in internal and...
  • Measles May Be on the Rise, Officials Warn

    Measles May Be on the Rise, Officials Warn
    If you haven't had your child vaccinated for the measles yet, you may want to now. Health officials announced an increase in measles cases within the region and country-wide that have hit a 15 year high. An alert was issued this week in New York City...
  • First study connecting measles vaccine to autism was a fraud, medical journal says

    First study connecting measles vaccine to autism was a fraud, medical journal says
    The first study to link a childhood vaccine to autism was based on doctored information about the children involved, according to a new report on the widely discredited research. The conclusions of the 1998 paper by Andrew Wakefield and colleagues was...
  • Autism Study Fraud

    Autism Study Fraud
    A fraud that has major implications for children's health. Experts now say they the results of a study linking the measles mumps rubella vaccine with autism were faked. Fear ensued, parents stopped vaccinating their children and we've seen a resurgence...