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  • Summary of recent Mississippi newspaper editorials

    Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers: Feb. 10 Northeast Mississippi Journal, Tupelo, Mississippi, on the Panama route: Few people would have predicted when Northeast Mississippi's regionwide industrialization began after World War II that a...
  • 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...
  • Vaccination Brouhaha Calls For Straight Thinking

    First, a full disclosure: I have been vaccinated against measles, mumps, diphtheria, rubella, whooping cough, smallpox, and shingles and have had none of these maladies. At one time or another, my wife received all of these same vaccinations. Our kids...
  • 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,...
  • Myths, misinformation stymie fight against measles, experts say

    WASHINGTON Small but increasing numbers of U.S. parents many of them affluent are dangerously opting out of childhood vaccinations for a host of misguided reasons, health experts told a Senate hearing Tuesday. These include philosophical objections,...
  • Mississippi, West Virginia immunization requirements for schoolchildren the toughest in nation

    With rampant diabetes and obesity, Mississippi and West Virginia have struggled with health crises. Yet when it comes to getting children vaccinated, these states don't mess around. The states, among the poorest in the country, are the only ones that...
  • Doctors turning away unvaccinated children

    Doctors turning away unvaccinated children
    When the mother of an 18-month-old visited Dr. Charles Goodman's practice last week, he explained that under his new policy, the toddler would have to be immunized to remain a patient. The mother walked out of his office. Amid the current measles...
  • Amid measles outbreak, public health officials take on obstacles to vaccination

    After the worst month for measles in more than two decades, public health officials gathered at the Johns Hopkins University on Monday to talk about ways to prevent 2015 from becoming the worst year for the disease. Local, state and federal officials...
  • New surgeon general sounds measles alarm during West Palm stop

    WEST PALM BEACH — The nation's new top doctor made a stop in West Palm Beach on Friday, reaching out to parents who stubbornly refuse to vaccinate their children amid the re-emergence of the highly contagious — and sometimes deadly —...
  • 5 facts about the measles from Lehigh Valley Health Network pediatrician

    5 facts about the measles from Lehigh Valley Health Network pediatrician
    More than 140 people in 14 states, including Pennsylvania, have contracted measles so far this year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2014, 644 people in the United States were reported as having measles, the greatest...