| May 11, 2012
| 6:19 PM
People who are uninsured or cannot afford to pay for a vaccination for whooping cough -- which has reached epidemic levels in Washington state -- can get a free vaccination Saturday in Burien.
Public Health -- Seattle & King County and Group Health are...
| May 12, 2012
| 9:22 PM
Hundreds of people lined up outside Group Health’s Burien Medical Center to get a free whooping cough booster shot – the vaccine is also known as "T-dap."
The vaccines were offered to adults who are around children a lot and who can't...
| May 12, 2012
The line forms here.
Down a sidewalk and out onto a street, as hundreds today lined up for a chance to get a free whooping cough vaccine.
They started lining up this morning at Group Health’s Burien Medical Center to get a free whooping cough...
| May 17, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Costa Mesa High School Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards
School Activities/Clubs: National Honor Society, California Scholarship Federation, ROP Emergency Medical Responder, ZOE academy
Community: Mesa Verde Library, Heart...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Nearly 10% of parents in Oregon are limiting their children to getting no more than one or two injections per visit to the pediatrician, according to a new study published in the medical journal Pediatrics Monday.
As a result, children are falling...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 9:07 AM
An announcement was sent to parents of Carmel Clay Schools students Monday informing them a case of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, was identified in the school district.
The letter states some children and staff members may have been...
| Nov 25, 2011
Tobacco sales compliance
The health department's Learn to Live program offers to retailers a tobacco sales compliance kit. The kit includes a training guide that explains Maryland's tobacco laws. It's illegal to sell tobacco products to anyone under the...
| Dec 6, 2011
One year old Ben Grace is not among the growing number of kids not getting their required vaccinations.
His parents, Sandy and Kim not getting him vaccinated never crossed their minds.
"With us in our family we've never seen a good reason or good...
| Dec 2, 2011
The Learn to Live program of the Department of Health has a new healthful eating kit that features a free cookbook and tips that will help you select foods high in fiber and low in fat and sodium. Recipes are also quick, easy and...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 6:12 AM
Parents, if your children attend Suffolk County schools, know that four times as many students are coming down with whooping cough this year over last year. More than 200 cases have been reported in Suffolk County alone, and it's highly contagious....
| Nov 30, 2011
| 5:17 PM
By the time most kids start kindergarten, they will have received more than 25 vaccinations that protect against diseases like whooping cough, polio, and the measles.
Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson with Seattle Children's Hospital says vaccines are the...