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  • Vaccines aren't just for children

    Vaccines aren't just for children
    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...
  • Hearing impaired get boost at Hopkins clinic

    Hearing impaired get boost at Hopkins clinic
    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...
  • Think government doesn't do good? Read this

    Think government doesn't do good? Read this
    During this election cycle, it is increasingly popular in some circles to condemn government as wasteful, inefficient and incompetent. While there are thousands of federal, state and local government programs, each with its own index of success or...
  • More Oregon parents are delaying recommended vaccines

    More Oregon parents are delaying recommended  vaccines
    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...
  • Mitt Romney: Friend of the rich and selfish

    Mitt Romney: Friend of the rich and selfish
    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,...
  • Looking at the Louds: A video supplement to 'Cinema Verite' and 'An American Family'

     
    On Saturday night, HBO will premiere "Cinema Verite," its TV movie about the 1973 PBS documentary "An American Family." That 12-hour series, which I review here, has been called the first reality show, though it resembles what we call reality......
  • California's kindergartner vaccination rates below federal goals

     
    Vaccination rates among California's kindergartners are below U.S. goals for 2020, according to a new federal report released Thursday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that 95% of kindergartners should be vaccinated for nine...
  • State helping at child immunization deadline

     
    Parents that have, for whatever reason, put off getting their school-age children to the doctor for the mandatory immunizations are getting a last-minute chance to catch up from the state Department of Health. The state will open health centers the week...
  • School vaccination time

     
    If your kids aren't caught up on school vaccinations, it's time to make that appointment. Pennsylvania adopted new vaccination regulations last year. Don't be put off by rumors that vaccinations cause autism. Your child will be worse off without the...
  • “M*A*S*H” turns 40: Our memories of “M*A*S*H”

     
    “Korea 1950 — a hundred years ago.” So went the first words to appear onscreen on M*A*S*H. Actually, it was only 40 years ago, but it’s still hard to believe that it’s been four decades since the pilot episode of the much-...
  • Mumps Outbreak Hits NY Jewish Community

    Mumps Outbreak Hits NY Jewish Community
    The largest U.S. outbreak of mumps is sweeping New York. At least 152 people in Rockland County have been diagnosed with the highly infectious disease since the summer. Investigators have traced the outbreak back to a Jewish summer camp in Sullivan...