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  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Holiday blues The Department of Health's website offers information on the holiday blues and healthy ways to cope with them. Visit aahealth.org and click on "holiday blues" under hot topics. Information: 410-222-6785. Holiday food safety The...
  • The vaccination loophole

    The vaccination loophole
    Why did Gov. Jerry Brown bother signing a law to encourage childhood vaccinations if his immediate intent was to undermine it? With rising numbers of parents succumbing to discredited fears that childhood inoculations cause autism, AB 2109 was...
  • Anti-vaccination movement: It's time for doctors to take a stand

    Anti-vaccination movement: It's time for doctors to take a stand
    Are doctors inadvertently fueling the anti-vaccine movement? A study published Monday in the Journal of Pediatrics analyzed more than 100 vaccine discussions involving 16 healthcare providers and found that how the doctor phrased the vaccine question...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Holiday blues The Department of Health's website offers information on the holiday blues and healthy ways to cope with them. Visit aahealth.org and click on "holiday blues" under hot topics. Information: 410-222-6785. Holiday food safety The...
  • More parents choosing not to vaccinate kids

    While the benefits of vaccines in preventing certain diseases is well-documented, a growing number of parents in coastal Orange County school districts, including Laguna Beach and Newport-Mesa, are excluding their children from certain recommended...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Flu shots The Department of Health will provide free vaccinations. Nasal-spray vaccine is for healthy people age 2 to 49. It is not for pregnant women. The clinics also have the high-dose flu shots for people 65 years of age and older. Pneumococcal...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Recovery support grants The Department of Health's bureau of behavioral health will offer a total of $25,000 in mini-grants to community organizations and community service providers for fiscal year 2014 projects. Preference will be given to nonprofit...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Flu shots The Department of Health will provide free vaccinations. Nasal-spray vaccine is for healthy people age 2 to 49. It is not for pregnant women. The clinics also have the high-dose flu shots for people 65 years of age and older. Pneumococcal...
  • For parents, worrying never ends

    In the fog of the hours after I gave birth to my son more than 16 years ago, I don't remember much --  except joy and fatigue. But an image that has stayed in my mind is my husband sitting in a chair next to the hospital bed, carefully holding our...
  • Jenny McCarthy on 'View': A new forum for discredited autism theories

    Comedienne turned Playboy centerfold turned autism advocate Jenny McCarthy may not have a medical degree like Dr. Mehmet Oz. But she has publicly embraced some medical opinions that are even more flimsily supported by scientific evidence than some of...
  • Skipping shots at sick visits tied to vaccine delays

    Skipping shots at sick visits tied to vaccine delays
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids who don't get vaccines when they see their pediatrician for a sick visit - despite being due for the shots - are more likely to fall behind on immunizations and routine check-ups, according to a new study. "It's pretty...