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  • Five Things To Know About Measles In Connecticut

    Five Things To Know About Measles In Connecticut
    With measles on the rise in the U.S., here are five things to know about the disease in Connecticut. 1. There have been no cases of measles reported in the state so far for 2015. Connecticut recorded five measles cases in 2014, and one case each in...
  • Measles outbreak at Disneyland prompts warning

    Measles outbreak at Disneyland prompts warning
    An outbreak of measles in California, including 59 cases -- 42 of which have been linked to exposure in Disneyland -- has prompted the nation's leading pediatric group to urge parents to get their children vaccinated.¬† “A family vacation to an...
  • Measles case: Unvaccinated students barred from H.B. High till Jan. 29

    Measles case: Unvaccinated students barred from H.B. High till Jan. 29
    Students at Huntington Beach High School who have not been vaccinated for measles are being kept out of school until Jan. 29 after a student tested positive for the contagious virus, the Orange County Health Care Agency said Monday. The male student...
  • Apodaca: Educated parents should know better and vaccinate

    Will those parents who continue to withhold vaccinations for their children now please, please, please wake up? The recent measles outbreak must at least give pause to those who harbor misguided beliefs about vaccinations. For here in recent weeks we...
  • Vaccinations: The debate over such programs should be over

    We are having trouble believing that, in this day and age, Americans are actively debating the value of childhood vaccinations. Even more astounding is the fact that an odd coalition of Republican political leaders and liberal skeptics find themselves...
  • Q&A: Why you should, and shouldn't, worry about measles

    Q&A: Why you should, and shouldn't, worry about measles
    Measles has become relatively rare in the United States, thanks to very effective vaccine. A recent outbreak tied to Disneyland has shown that even among some doctors, knowledge of the once-common illness is spotty. Some questions and answers about a...
  • Q & A: Why you should, and shouldn't, worry about measles

    Q & A: Why you should, and shouldn't, worry about measles
    Measles has become relatively rare in the United States, thanks to a very effective vaccine. A recent outbreak tied to Disneyland has shown that even among some doctors, knowledge of the once-common illness is spotty. Some questions and answers about...
  • Measles outbreak: Vaccinate kids or find new doctor, pediatrician says

    Measles outbreak: Vaccinate kids or find new doctor, pediatrician says
    Amid a California-centered measles outbreak, a Los Angeles pediatrician has told the parents of young unvaccinated patients: Get them vaccinated, or find a new doctor. The Northridge office of Dr. Charles Goodman will not accept new patients whose...
  • Randy Blaser: The choice not to vaccinate is a false one

    I never got the measles vaccine. But that wasn't by choice. Unlike the growing number of parents who choose not to vaccinate their children because they think vaccines are harmful or will cause autism, my parents had no say in the matter. There was no...
  • Disneyland measles outbreak isn't largest in recent memory

    Disneyland measles outbreak isn't largest in recent memory
    The largest U.S. measles outbreak in recent history isn't the one that started in December at Disneyland. It happened months earlier in Ohio's Amish country, where 383 people fell ill after unvaccinated Amish missionaries traveled to the Philippines and...
  • Despite naysayers, measles vaccinations a must

    Despite naysayers, measles vaccinations a must
    Many of us thought measles had been eradicated, a disease of yesteryear that no longer poses a public health threat. Many of us were wrong. More than 100 people in 14 states have been diagnosed with measles since January, most stemming from an...