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Mumps

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  • Seminole kids may need immunizations

     
    The start of the new school year is just around the corner in Seminole County, and part of the preparation fo the return to classes may include getting immunizations. The Seminole County Health Department is reminding parents that a slew of shots are...
  • Videos of Michael Jackson’s children surface on YouTube

     
    Michael Jackson may have carefully shielded his children from public view, but new videos of Paris and Blanket Jackson have popped up recently on YouTube, giving fans a peek at the children as they sing, rap, and goof around. KTLA......
  • Mumps outbreak may be spreading to L.A.

     
    A mumps outbreak on the East Coast — the largest in the United States in four years — may be spreading to Los Angeles County. Nine cases of mumps have been reported so far this year, two more than were......
  • Parents' vaccination fears remain high

     
    Numerous studies have debunked the theory that childhood vaccines cause autism, and autism researchers are now, for the most part, focusing on other potential causes of the disorder. But one in five parents still believe that vaccines may cause autism,......
  • White House warns about budget cuts in Florida

    While trying to blame Republicans, the White House predicts big losses of money and jobs in Florida because of budget cuts that will squeeze schools, work-study programs, Head Start, environmental protection, law enforcement and defense. The automatic...
  • Warning issued as mumps cases on rise at University of Wisconsin

    Warning issued as mumps cases on rise at University of Wisconsin
    Confirmed mumps cases are on the uptick at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and one to two students are showing up daily at campus health clinics with possible symptoms of the contagious viral illness, according to the university. The number of...
  • More than a dozen cases of mumps suspected at Loyola

    More than a dozen cases of mumps suspected at Loyola
    A dozen or more cases of mumps have been reported among Loyola University Maryland students over the past month, prompting officials to alert the campus community to signs of the rare virus that has spread rapidly across college campuses in recent...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Measles outbreak points again to the importance of vaccines

    With all of the news about the measles (rubeola) in California (51 cases) and New York (25 cases), all pediatricians are on the alert for any measles cases in our areas. I've written many times about the importance of vaccines, but this latest outbreak of...
  • Editorial: Parents, vaccinate your kids

    Guess what's back? Measles. Really, they are. This shouldn't be. The dangerous trend of not vaccinating children is leading to an uptick in a highly preventable disease that was all but eradicated in Southern California. Children are needlessly suffering...
  • California schools' risks rise as vaccinations drop

    California schools' risks rise as vaccinations drop
    A rising number of California parents are choosing to send their children to kindergarten without routine vaccinations, putting hundreds of elementary schools in the state at risk for outbreaks of childhood diseases eradicated in the U.S. years ago....
  • O.C. measles outbreak spurs officials to call for immunizations

    A measles outbreak in Orange County — by far the largest in the state — has prompted health officials to step up their campaign to have parents immunize their children, an effort that has run up against a "vigorous anti-vaccine movement"...