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  • Doctors, talk tough on measles

    Doctors, talk tough on measles
    The deserted graveyard called Vunivesi sits silently by a small brook obscured by a mangrove canopy on the South Sea Island of Fiji. The mass gravesite, abandoned decades ago, is unknown even to most Fijians. No one knows how many are buried there, but...
  • Summary of recent Louisiana newspaper editorials

    Recent editorials from Louisiana newspapers: Feb. 10 The Advocate, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on budget bills: In Congress, the voodoo they do with numbers is already bad enough. Let's not give license to partisan lawmakers to fiddle with what are and...
  • Summary of recent Georgia newspaper editorials

    Recent editorials from Georgia newspapers: Feb. 9 Morning News, Savannah, Georgia, on historic tax credit bill: How far should Georgia's state government go in using the tax code to pick winners and losers? That question is at the heart of a debate...
  • Orthodox Union encourages measles vaccination

    Orthodox Union encourages measles vaccination
    As the measles outbreak continues to spread across the nation, the Orthodox Union and the Rabbinical Council of America issued a statement on Wednesday, strongly urging all parents to vaccinate their kids. "The vaccination of children who can...
  • Health officials issue measles advisory for Vegas Strip restaurant diners, pet expo attendees

    Health officials in Nevada issued a call Wednesday for an unknown number of people who ate last week at a top-name Las Vegas Strip restaurant and those who attended a weekend pet expo at a downtown convention center to check whether they're fully...
  • The measles outbreaks that matter the most aren't happening here

    The measles outbreaks that matter the most aren't happening here
    The measles outbreak linked to Disneyland has heightened public debate about the effect of anti-vaccination sentiment, and what can be characterized as a luxury of choice in the United States. Understandably, much of the dialogue is focused on whether...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Should children have their measles vaccinations ahead of schedule?

    Most of the discussion about the current measles outbreak revolves around those who choose NOT to vaccinate. But on the other side of the story, many anxious parents have called me wanting to make sure their children's MMR (measles, mumps and rubella)...
  • Three more confirmed cases of measles in Cook County

    Three additional cases of measles have been confirmed in Cook County, bringing the total to nine since late January, according to health officials. Eight of the nine cases are linked to the KinderCare Learning Center in Palatine, officials said. Those...
  • 'Measles parties' a bad idea, public health officials warn

    'Measles parties' a bad idea, public health officials warn
    California public health officials are warning parents against "measles parties," saying that intentionally exposing unvaccinated children to a person with measles could put them at grave risk. "Measles is a serious illness that can have significant...
  • Anti-vaccine book draws ire from pro-vaccine readers

    As the California measles outbreak spreads to other states, with at least 123 reported cases, many vaccine supporters are expressing their frustration on the Amazon page of an anti-vaccination children's book called "Melanie's Marvelous Measles." The...
  • More Parents Dodging Vaccination For Dubious Reasons

    Hundreds of parents may be flouting state law designed to protect everyone from crippling and deadly diseases. Lawmakers are right to investigate whether the system is misused. In Connecticut, children must be immunized against diphtheria, whooping cough,...