| Aug 8, 2011
| 8:22 AM
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...
| Aug 11, 2011
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...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 3:42 PM
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...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 4:40 PM
The Glendale Unified school board on Tuesday invoked a temporary waiver that buys many students more time to get a new state-required vaccination.
Glendale students in grades seven through 12 now have 30 days from the first day of school on Aug. 29 to...
| May 17, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Costa Mesa High School Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards
School Activities/Clubs: National Honor Society, California Scholarship Federation, ROP Emergency Medical Responder, ZOE academy
Community: Mesa Verde Library, Heart...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 2:15 PM
As children, our parents take us to the doctor every year, like clockwork.
As we get older, regular checkups often fall by the wayside. But they shouldn't. For adults, checkups, preventative screenings and vaccinations are vital to living healthy,...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 1:32 PM
A Baltimore County teacher has been diagnosed with a probable case of pertussis, better known as whooping cough, school and health officials say.
The fifth-grade teacher at Harford Hills Elementary School in Carney was sent to the hospital Monday after...
| Jul 25, 2012
Attention, freshmen: You will likely pick up more than knowledge and new friends when you start college.
There's a good chance you'll at least catch a cold from living in the tight quarters of a dormitory, physicians and students say.
"The thing (about)...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 8:44 PM
Human beings exhibit a remarkable capacity for positing head-scratching "what ifs."
What if I'd been born in County Cork instead of Orange County? What if I stood 6-foot-5 instead of 5-foot-6? (Actually, I'm 5 8½.)
What if I had pipes like Pavarotti?...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Virginia's health department wants all adults to be vaccinated against pertussis, or "whooping cough." Though outbreaks of the respiratory tract infection have been stable in Eastern Virginia, cases have doubled statewide in the past few years.
| Apr 5, 2012
Dr. Leila Daughtry Denmark, a Georgia pediatrician who was the country's oldest known practicing physician when she retired at 103, died Sunday at her daughter's home in Athens, Ga., her family announced. She was 114.
Denmark was the world's fourth-...