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  • Mom lives in fear of a lethal germ

    Mom lives in fear of a lethal germ
    No matter what doctors did, the baby's oxygen levels kept dropping. Drug-resistant bacteria were eating holes in the lungs of 7-week-old Madeline Reimer of Batavia. The most powerful antibiotics available could not stop them. The baby died four years...
  • Parents' vaccination fears remain high

     
    Numerous studies have debunked the theory that childhood vaccines cause autism, and autism researchers are now, for the most part, focusing on other potential causes of the disorder. But one in five parents still believe that vaccines may cause autism,......
  • Videos of Michael Jackson’s children surface on YouTube

     
    Michael Jackson may have carefully shielded his children from public view, but new videos of Paris and Blanket Jackson have popped up recently on YouTube, giving fans a peek at the children as they sing, rap, and goof around. KTLA......
  • Mumps outbreak may be spreading to L.A.

     
    A mumps outbreak on the East Coast — the largest in the United States in four years — may be spreading to Los Angeles County. Nine cases of mumps have been reported so far this year, two more than were......
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  • Growing Number of Kids in School Without Vaccinations

    A growing number of California parents are sending their children to school without inoculations for childhood diseases. The report in the L.A. Times found that vaccine exemptions for kindergartners -- which allow them to enroll without having state-...
  • 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...
  • CDC: More Than 1,500 Sickened In Mumps Outbreak In NY, NJ

    CDC: More Than 1,500 Sickened In Mumps Outbreak In NY, NJ
    A mumps outbreak among Orthodox Jews in New York and New Jersey has now surpassed 1,500 cases and shows no sign of ending soon, health officials said Thursday. The 7-month-old outbreak began last summer at a boys camp in the Catskills. The campers were...
  • Parents Weigh Vaccination Risks

    Parents Weigh Vaccination Risks
    Tammy Reed, the 28-year-old mother of a toddler, is not given to belief in conspiracy theories and is not the type to be rattled by the phrase "pandemic flu." The Menifee, Calif., resident is the kind of mom who gathers a good deal of her medical...
  • Ripken's childhood in Aberdeen, time in minors sowed seeds that bloomed into The Streak

    Ripken's childhood in Aberdeen, time in minors sowed seeds that bloomed into The Streak
    The runner, all 240 pounds of him, barreled toward second base with one thought in mind: break up the double play. Slide, schmide. He lowered his shoulder and struck the second baseman, a scrawny ninth-grader who flew up like a rag doll. The kid fell...