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  • Measles death in Washington state is first in U.S. in 12 years

    Measles death in Washington state is first in U.S. in 12 years
    Measles led to the death of a Washington state woman this spring, marking the first time in 12 years someone in the United States has been killed as a result of the disease, public health officials said.
  • Chicago officials offer free meningitis vaccines

    Chicago officials offer free meningitis vaccines
    Chicago Department of Public Health leaders continue to push meningitis prevention for gay and bisexual men, launching an online app for vaccination locations and planning more free vaccines at Black Pride events during the holiday weekend. The app at ...

    Take supplements safely

    More than half of Americans use dietary supplements, including multivitamins and botanical supplements, in tablet, capsule, liquid and powder form, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While dietary supplements--products intended...

    Jim Carrey calls Gov. Brown a 'fascist' for signing new vaccination law

    Jim Carrey calls Gov. Brown a 'fascist' for signing new vaccination law
    Jim Carrey has come out swinging against Gov. Jerry Brown for signing one of the nation’s toughest vaccination laws this week, barring religious and other personal-belief exemptions for schoolchildren. The Golden Globe-winning actor slammed...

    FDA weighs new restrictions on liquid nicotine products

    Federal health officials are considering whether to require new warnings and child-resistant packaging on liquid nicotine formulas used with e-cigarettes and other emerging tobacco products. The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it is...