| 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...
| Jun 28, 2012
“If the paper has to check the facts about the story they print, they should do the same for Mail Call. Stories about the county commissioners cutting funds from the nursing program just doesn’t seem factual. The BOE and health department...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 10:12 AM
Who knew whooping cough could influence a career choice?
Not in medicine — but as an author.
That was the case with romance fiction writer Mariah Stewart, who at the age of 7, spent an entire summer in bed, recuperating from the respiratory...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 5:11 AM
Instilling Catholic values and promoting academic excellence by nurturing mind, body and soul.
The ACSS offers three attendance centers. Roncalli Primary is at 419 First Ave. N.E. and has SonShine Patch Daycare, Out of School...
| Aug 6, 2012
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The Los Angeles Unified School District is offering free whooping cough vaccines to students ahead of the start of the new school year.
The vaccine, also called Tdap, is required for all students starting in seventh grade for...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Flu season in the United States can begin as early as October and can continue through mid-May, with the highest concentration of cases occurring between December and April. Flu symptoms include headache, body aches, fever, fatigue, sore throat and dry...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Public health officials are warning adults and adolescents to get booster shots in the wake of an unusually large number of cases of whooping cough this year around the nation and in Maryland.
More than 20,000 cases of the respiratory disease were...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:00 AM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports cases of pertussis, commonly known as whopping cough, have increased during the first half of 2012.
The agency reports nearly 18,000 cases have been reported nationwide so far this year —...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Six Queen Anne's County residents have been diagnosed with a strain of swine flu that has been infecting people across the country, including many who have been attending state and local agricultural fairs, according to state health officials.
| Sep 12, 2012
| 6:43 PM
The number of people with whooping cough in Washington state has reached epidemic levels, with areas such as Snohomish County seeing the highest number of cases in 30 years.
According to Snohomish County Health District officials, there are now more than...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 3:53 PM
The number of cases of pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, in Lancaster County is on the rise from previous years.
Statistics from the Pennsylvania Department of Public Health show there have been 37 reported cases of whooping cough in...