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  • Parents of schoolchildren, call your doctor's office

     
    It's July, which comes right before August which is when school resumes, which means now is the time to make an appointment for your children. The folks at the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians and the state chapter of the American Academy of...
  • Pertussis pops up at La Caņada High

    La Caņada Unified School District nurse Danielle Chandler is urging La Caņada High School students to get vaccinated for pertussis — also known as whooping cough — as at least one case has popped up at La Caņada High School. The La Caņada...
  • State sees 72% increase in whooping cough

    State sees 72% increase in whooping cough
    Virginia has seen a 72 percent increase in reported cases of pertussis, better known as whooping cough, according to the state health department. About 30 cases have been reported in Floyd County, southwest of Roanoke, prompting a private school to...
  • Whooping cough vaccine now required by law

    Whooping cough vaccine now required by law
    SAN DIEGO -- It's been strongly encouraged for quite some time and now state law is requiring seventh through 12th-grade students to get vaccinated for pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough. "There is an epidemic of pertussis or whooping cough...
  • Briefly In Education

    Editor's note: This corrects the number of categories El Morrow Elementary School won. Schools require pertussis vaccine Starting July 1, students in grades 7 to 12 will need to show that they received immunization against whooping cough or pertussis....
  • Mailbag: Parent disputes vaccination advice

    I respect the Coastline Pilot's attempt to provide a public service announcement in regards to health ("Schools require pertussis vaccine," May 20). However, I regret that the article was incomplete and extremely misleading. The article stated that...
  • 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...
  • Experts stress prevention with rise in whooping cough

    Experts stress prevention with rise in whooping cough
    Newborn Jolee Kuehl spent 40 days at the University of Chicago Medical Center, 14 of them on a ventilator, after catching whooping cough from her mother at just 15 days old. "I was misdiagnosed with bronchitis after Jolee's birth," said Crista Kuehl, 28,...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Neighborhood speed issues briefly discussed

    A Newport Beach City Council study session on traffic-calming measures touched briefly on two areas of Corona del Mar — Bayside Drive and Coast Highway, near the Cameo neighborhoods. The Tuesday study session took a look at citywide traffic-calming...
  • Leila Denmark dies at 114; pediatrician practiced until she was 103

    Leila Denmark dies at 114; pediatrician practiced until she was 103
    Dr. Leila Daughtry Denmark, a Georgia pediatrician who was the country's oldest known practicing physician when she retired at 103, died Sunday at her daughter's home in Athens, Ga., her family announced. She was 114. Denmark was the world's fourth-...
  • Time to get tough on vaccine refusal

    Time to get tough on vaccine refusal
    Throughout the United States, a potentially lethal war is erupting. It is a war that puts millions of innocent lives in danger and undermines the centuries-long sacred bond between physicians and patients. This is a war between pediatricians and...