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  • California Gov. Jerry Brown signs new vaccination law, one of nation's toughest

    California Gov. Jerry Brown signs new vaccination law, one of nation's toughest
    Adopting one of the most far-reaching vaccination laws in the nation, California on Tuesday barred religious and other personal-belief exemptions for schoolchildren, a move that could affect tens of thousands of students and sets up a potential court battle with opponents of immunization.
  • APNewsBreak: Vermont study shows pertussis vaccine effective

    Preliminary data from a Vermont study show that despite changes in strains of whooping cough, a common vaccine is still effective in preventing the highly contagious disease, the Centers for Disease Control said Thursday. The Vermont Health Department...

    Bill Making It Harder To Opt Out Of Vaccine Mandate Clears House

    Bill Making It Harder To Opt Out Of Vaccine Mandate Clears House
    HARTFORD — Parents seeking to prevent their children from being vaccinated for religious reasons will face an additional hurdle under a bill approved by the House of Representatives on Thursday. The measure comes in response to a devastating...

    Anne Arundel County health brief

    Healthy living A diabetes educator will discuss and offers suggestions on how make simple nutrition and exercise changes to achieve weight loss, lower blood pressure, prevent diabetes and lower cholesterol from 4:30 p.m. to 5 :30 p.m. May 13 and from 2...

    Century student diagnosed with whooping cough

    Century student diagnosed with whooping cough
    Carroll County Health officials said Wednesday a single confirmed case of pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, identified in a Century High School student this week is not a sign of an outbreak. Troy Barnes, principal at the Eldersburg...