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  • Parents continue to question the health risks of vaccines

    Parents continue to question the health risks of vaccines
    By the time most kids start kindergarten, they will have received more than 25 vaccinations that protect against diseases like whooping cough, polio, and the measles. Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson with Seattle Children's Hospital says vaccines are the...
  • Low vaccination rates in some schools raise outbreak risks

    Low vaccination rates in some schools raise outbreak risks
    Clusters of children without their required vaccinations in about 200 Illinois schools are raising the chances of school-based outbreaks of serious preventable diseases such as measles and whooping cough, a Tribune analysis of state data has found. The...
  • Health Department: Measles-infected individual visited Super Bowl Village

    Health Department: Measles-infected individual visited Super Bowl Village
    The Indiana State Department of Health has confirmed a person infected with the measles visited the Super Bowl Village at some point last week, where an estimated 250,000 people were throughout the day. The person is believed to have visited Friday....
  • Noblesville Schools reports student possibly infected with measles

    Noblesville Schools reports student possibly infected with measles
    Noblesville Schools announced Monday that they have received a report of a student with a possible case of measles. The announcement came after health officials confirmed 10 cases have been reported in Boone and Hamilton Counties. The outbreak follows...
  • A sharp divide on ultrasounds, HPV, 'personhood'

     A sharp divide on ultrasounds, HPV, 'personhood'
    RICHMOND – When Majorie was 8 years old in the early 1930s, she came home from school in the Texas community she grew up in to find her mother and a friend talking about a neighbor woman who had just died, leaving four children behind. "This...
  • Some pediatricians taking stand for vaccine program

    Some pediatricians taking stand for vaccine program
    A small but growing number of parents think vaccines against childhood diseases are unsafe and are refusing or delaying shots for their children, despite the discrediting of a medical study linking vaccines and autism that stirred alarm. Ground zero in...
  • We don't know enough about childhood vaccines

    We don't know enough about childhood vaccines
    The topics of vaccines and vaccine safety spark emotional outbursts at scientific meetings and family dinner tables alike. But many of these debates are remarkably fact-free. Surprisingly few people — not just concerned parents but also doctors,...
  • Vaccine safety: Misinformation about vaccine risks is making us less safe

    Vaccine safety: Misinformation about vaccine risks is making us less safe
    Last month, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reported the first case of measles in the state since 2009. This development demonstrates that even Maryland, which has one of the highest vaccination rates in the U.S., is not immune to...
  • Vaccines largely safe, U.S. expert panel finds

    Vaccines largely safe, U.S. expert panel finds
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - After a close review of more than 1,000 research studies, a federal panel of experts has concluded that vaccines cause very few side effects, and found no evidence that vaccines cause autism or type 1 diabetes. The report, issued on...
  • Editorial: It's important to immunize

    A new school year is just around the corner here in Newport-Mesa, and education officials are alerting parents that a new law requires students entering grades 7-12 to get a whooping cough booster shot. Incidents of whooping cough have exploded in the...
  • The new school (health) rules

    The new school (health) rules
    Back to school can also mean back to germs, breaks, sprains and concussions. While most of us know kids need a good night's sleep and a good breakfast, just what exactly do experts define as "good"? And what other basics should parents put on their...