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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...
  • Low vaccination rates in some schools raise outbreak risks

    Low vaccination rates in some schools raise outbreak risks
    Clusters of children without their required vaccinations in about 200 Illinois schools are raising the chances of school-based outbreaks of serious preventable diseases such as measles and whooping cough, a Tribune analysis of state data has found. The...
  • 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...
  • With whooping cough cases up, doctors stress booster vaccine

    With whooping cough cases up, doctors stress booster vaccine
    Cases of pertussis, a contagious disease that can be deadly for babies, is on the rise across all age groups in the United States because many adolescents and adults don't realize they need a booster vaccine to stay immunized. "I think the problem is...
  • 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...
  • NASCAR Champ Jeff Gordon On Participating In Hosting 'Sounds of Pertussis'

    NASCAR Champ Jeff Gordon On Participating In Hosting 'Sounds of Pertussis'
    Jeff Gordon, four time NASCAR cup Series Champion who is the voice of Jeff Gorvett in animated film "Cars 2," will be hosting an event in Times Square with the March of Dimes and Sanofi Pasteur. The event aims to expand awareness of the current threat of...
  • District's vaccination compliance among lowest

    Students in the Laguna Beach Unified School District have some of the lowest vaccination rates in Orange County, says a state report. Just more than 2 in 10 students in the district have failed to get vaccinated, according to data analyzed by the...