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Polio

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  • Battling polio outbreak

     
    Mobile crew sprays cloud of insect killing DDT in alleys of Santa Monica following outbreak of polio....
  • 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...
  • Philip Roth talks to David L. Ulin

     
    In Sunday’s Arts & Books, Times book critic David L. Ulin visits with Philip Roth, whose 31st book, the novel "Nemesis" -- which involves a polio epidemic in 1940s Newark, N.J. -- comes out Tuesday. During the conversation, Roth touched......
  • UCF researcher gets grant to develop vaccines in capsule form

     
    The University of Central Florida delivered some exciting news this morning: One of its most accomplished scientists has earned a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a polio vaccine in capsule form. For the last decade, UCF...
  • Authors in L.A. this week: Joe Brainard readings and more

     
    L.A. book events coming up this week....
  • Community Commentary: Autism, vaccine link unproven

    It is a sad day indeed when newspapers publish diatribes against vaccines when our nation is facing a measles and pertussis epidemic simultaneously ("Mailbag: Parent disputes vaccination advice," May 27). As an emergency physician, trained in internal and...
  • Support groups around Howard County

    These groups meet regularly. Alzheimer's Support Group — Second Thursday, 7-9 p.m. For caregivers of Alzheimer's patients or those who have a loved one suffering from Alzheimer's. Learn about the disease, what to expect and how to cope. The Bain...
  • Book review: 'The Panic Virus' by Seth Mnookin

    Book review: 'The Panic Virus' by Seth Mnookin
    The Panic Virus A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear Seth Mnookin Simon & Schuster: 429 pp., $26.99 Readers take note. If you're already convinced that vaccines cause autism, that vaccine-preventable infectious diseases no longer threaten...
  • Campaign aims to raise $1 million to benefit Camp Greentop

    Campaign aims to raise $1 million to benefit Camp Greentop
    For eight years, Renee Gordon's son, Alex, has been attending Camp Greentop, a summer getaway in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains for people with disabilities. Now Gordon is now spearheading a campaign with Michael Hettleman to raise $1 million for the...
  • Editorial: A shot in the arm

    It's very easy to be critical of government, to break out the cliches like "doing badly that which need not be done at all," and "I'm from the government; I'm here to help," but there are a number of necessary things that government does, does well and...
  • Vernon Harry Wiesand, police magistrate

    Vernon Harry Wiesand, police magistrate
    Vernon Harry Wiesand, a retired attorney and police magistrate who was a former city Recreation and Parks Board president, died of stroke complications May 26 at the Anchorage Nursing Home in Salisbury. The former Mount Vernon Place resident was 92. Born...