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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • CDC: No link between vaccination schedule and autism

     
    Researchers have released another study about infant vaccinations and autism and the results match up with what other reports have found: The number of vacccines an infant receives is not linked to increased risk of being diagnosed with autism....
  • 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 Cañada High

    La Cañada Unified School District nurse Danielle Chandler is urging La Cañada High School students to get vaccinated for pertussis — also known as whooping cough — as at least one case has popped up at La Cañada High School. The La Cañada...
  • 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...
  • State's kindergarteners have lowest vaccination rate in U.S.

    State's kindergarteners have lowest vaccination rate in U.S.
    Kindergarteners in the state of Washington are among the least protected from illness in the nation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. The report indicates that kindergartners in the state do not meet state or nationally...
  • 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...