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Whooping Cough

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lake County warns of whooping cough outbreak, could be most in 5 years

    Lake County warns of whooping cough outbreak, could be most in 5 years
    Lake County could see its highest number of whooping cough cases in five years, according to the couny health department. There have been 138 confirmed cases of the disease — also referred to as pertussis — in the county this year,  prompting...
  • 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...
  • 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...