| Oct 20, 2010
| 10:23 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- California health officials say a tenth baby has died of whooping cough in the state's worst epidemic in 55 years.
The 6-week-old baby died last week after being treated at Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego.
The infant had been...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 8:41 AM
Health officials want Hoosiers to get booster shots against whooping cough this year. There have been 600 reported cases of whooping cough in Indiana this year.
According to the Mayo Clinic, whooping cough or pertussis is a highly contagious upper...
| Jan 6, 2011
The investigation into a controversial autism study is complete and its findings are sending shock waves across the nation.
Some are now calling the study, originally written by Dr. Anthony Wakefield back in 1998, an elaborate fraud.
The British Medical...
| Sep 16, 2010
| 10:28 AM
LOS ANGELES -- A ninth baby in California has died from whooping cough, and state health officials say the epidemic is on track to break a 55-year record.
Some 4,017 infections have been reported statewide this year.
Health officials say the nine deaths...
| Jan 29, 2011
| 4:27 PM
A Newport Beach City Council study session on traffic-calming measures touched briefly on two areas of Corona del Mar — Bayside Drive and Coast Highway, near the Cameo neighborhoods.
The Tuesday study session took a look at citywide traffic-calming...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 11:08 AM
Zionsville Community High School has confirmed to Fox59 News that a student has a confirmed diagnosis of whooping cough, or Pertussis. Parents have been notified by the school.
According to Principal Tim East, in the alert message families were made...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 8:47 PM
We are in the third month of the new year and already Snohomish County is seeing a spike in whooping cough cases.
In fact, in January and February, the county has had 43 confirmed cases. That is nearly double what officials saw there in all of 2010. ...
| Nov 12, 2010
| 8:42 PM
LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- The number of whooping cough cases in Los Angeles County continues to rise.
According to the Department of Public Health, 429 cases were reported in October, that's more than any other month this year and more than a quarter of the...
| Sep 23, 2010
Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a bacterial disease that infects the respiratory system. It is most dangerous to infants, particularly those who are too young to be vaccinated.
Symptoms: Children and adults suffer from severe coughing,...
| 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...
| Feb 10, 2012
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...