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Whooping Cough

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  • Whooping cough cases increasing across Chicago area

    Whooping cough cases increasing across Chicago area
    Hailey Davis, of far northwest suburban Huntley, went to the doctor's office hoping to get medication to stop her cough and runny nose. She learned she didn't have the flu or a common cold. After a few doctor visits in late September, Davis, 18, was...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Free cookbook 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...
  • Mailbag: Should they sell seashells at store?

    Perhaps instead of fighting over how many merchants in town sell seashells, they should consider not selling them at all ("Fighting over some seashells," Dave Hansen column, June 2). Yes, I know, they are big sellers, and make money for the merchants....
  • Health department schedules immunization clinics

    In an effort to increase the immunization rates for school-age children, the Harford County Health Department will be holding early Back-to School Immunization Clinics for uninsured and underinsured students. Each year, the Harford County Health...
  • We don't know enough about childhood vaccines

    We don't know enough about childhood vaccines
    The topics of vaccines and vaccine safety spark emotional outbursts at scientific meetings and family dinner tables alike. But many of these debates are remarkably fact-free. Surprisingly few people — not just concerned parents but also doctors,...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Cities won't co-host cycling event

    The Newport Beach Bicycle Safety Committee won't pursue plans to co-host a ciclovia event with Costa Mesa, members decided at a Monday meeting. The idea for the event, which was first discussed in a May meeting, included joining forces with Costa Mesa to...
  • Students urged to get pertussis shots early

    COSTA MESA — With a month until school starts, about 43% of Newport-Mesa Unified middle- and high-school students have yet to provide verification that they have been inoculated against whooping cough, data show. Although the state gave a 30-day...
  • As schools get set to open, thousands of students have yet to get vaccinated

    As schools get set to open, thousands of students have yet to get vaccinated
    Thousands of children still need to receive a state-required vaccination to be allowed into their classrooms on the first day of school, local education officials said this week. Students in grades seven through 12 must be re-immunized against...
  • District enforces immunization deadline

    About 155 Newport-Mesa Unified students will be turned away from school Friday if they don't verify that they have been inoculated against whooping cough, a school official said. With only days before the deadline, 98% of Newport-Mesa students have...
  • School district close to Tdap goal

    Glendale Unified officials said this week that 99% of students in grades seven through 12 have been vaccinated for pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough. The announcement followed a months-long campaign to bring the district into compliance with a...
  • Doctors call for preventive measures in wake of pertussis outbreaks

    Doctors call for preventive measures in wake of pertussis outbreaks
    When a series of whooping cough cases spread through a northwest suburban high school this fall, school officials knew they had to act quickly to try to stem the outbreak. Cleaning crews at Cary-Grove High School scrubbed down and repeatedly sanitized...