| May 15, 2012
| 3:48 PM
Maryland's children would be required to get more vaccines before attending school under a proposal being considered by state health officials.
But doctors and state health officials said most children are already getting the shots and that they are...
| Aug 23, 2012
The reemergence of pertussis, or whooping cough, in the U.S. underscores the need for people of all ages to maintain protection against vaccine-preventable diseases, a message Project Immunize Virginia has been promoting for 17 years.
"Our mission is...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:50 AM
“For those students who are beginning school for the first time, one of the most important aspects is to help the student understand that school is fun and exciting,” says Chuck Lionberger, APR, Community Relations Specialist for Roanoke...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 8:38 AM
"If I think about the last 50 years, what medical advancement has had more impact on the burden of disease, decreasing the burden of disease, there is no question vaccinations stand out as one of the most unbelievable stories. It is really not...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Hearing aids have improved the quality of many people's lives, but most users have learned they are less than ideal in noisy environments.
Going to the airport, store or doctor's office can be frustrating, said Dr. Frank R. Lin, a Johns Hopkins...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 2:19 PM
There are so many of vaccines and immunizations out there from measles, mumps and smallpox it can be difficult for a parent to know what their child needs and when.
The KU school of medicine hosted a lecture about when you should immunize your child. ...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Nearly 10% of parents in Oregon are limiting their children to getting no more than one or two injections per visit to the pediatrician, according to a new study published in the medical journal Pediatrics Monday.
As a result, children are falling...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 6:54 PM
While Clara Barton’s care of the wounded and dying during the Civil War is the stuff of legend, it took the hands of just about every area woman and girl over the age of 13 to tend to the thousands of patients from the Sept. 17, 1862, Battle of...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 6:17 AM
Mitt Romney has a great deal of empathy for people like himself -- rich guys -- and he would serve them well as president. Of course, the wealthy have seldom not been served well by our commander-in-chief. Father and son Bush came from among the affluent,...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 5:10 AM
aberdeen public schools 2012-13 school year
Opening day Aug. 21:
This will be a half-day of school. Breakfast and lunch will not be served.
Students will report to their respective schools as follows:
C.C. Lee, Lincoln, May Overby, O.M. Tiffany,...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 3:11 PM
The Pennsylvania Department of Health is giving parents more time to bring their children's school vaccinations up todate. Late Friday afternoon the Department extended by two weeks the grace period to comply with new school immunization...