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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Grace Period for School Immunizations Extended by Two Weeks

    Grace Period for School Immunizations Extended by Two Weeks
         The Pennsylvania Department of Health is giving parents more time to bring their children's school vaccinations up todate.  Late Friday afternoon the Department extended by two weeks the grace period  to comply with new school immunization...
  • Immunization deadline passes for Dallastown School District, 12 kept out of school

    Immunization deadline passes for Dallastown School District, 12 kept out of school
    The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced Friday they are extending the window for students to comply with a new school immunization law for two weeks. The health department implemented new immunization standards at the beginning of the 2011-2012...
  • 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...
  • Risky alternative therapies for autism have little basis in science

    Risky alternative therapies for autism have little basis in science
    James Coman's son has an unusual skill. The 7-year-old, his father says, can swallow six pills at once. Diagnosed with autism as a toddler, the Chicago boy had been placed on an intense regimen of supplements and medications aimed at treating the...
  • California schools' risks rise as vaccinations drop

    California schools' risks rise as vaccinations drop
    A rising number of California parents are choosing to send their children to kindergarten without routine vaccinations, putting hundreds of elementary schools in the state at risk for outbreaks of childhood diseases eradicated in the U.S. years ago....
  • Letters to the editor

    Tar-and-feather time Re “Cogdill pays for being right,” Column, March 30 Reading George Skelton's column about state Sen. Dave Cogdill's ouster as minority leader, my suspicions have finally been verified. Our Republican state legislators...
  • 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......