| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Having taken a fair amount of heat from the science-based community for her recent show promoting scare stories about an important immunological vaccine, Katie Couric has backed off.
In a piece appearing Tuesday in the Huffington Post, the TV host...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Are doctors inadvertently fueling the anti-vaccine movement?
A study published Monday in the Journal of Pediatrics analyzed more than 100 vaccine discussions involving 16 healthcare providers and found that how the doctor phrased the vaccine question...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
In April, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 222 measles cases in the United States during 2011. That's a 15-year high and more than triple the number of measles cases typically reported in the United...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Comedienne turned Playboy centerfold turned autism advocate Jenny McCarthy may not have a medical degree like Dr. Mehmet Oz. But she has publicly embraced some medical opinions that are even more flimsily supported by scientific evidence than some of...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Researchers have released another study about infant vaccinations and autism and the results match up with what other reports have found: The number of vacccines an infant receives is not linked to increased risk of being diagnosed with autism....
| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:50 PM
A dozen or more cases of mumps have been reported among Loyola University Maryland students over the past month, prompting officials to alert the campus community to signs of the rare virus that has spread rapidly across college campuses in recent...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:50 AM
“For those students who are beginning school for the first time, one of the most important aspects is to help the student understand that school is fun and exciting,” says Chuck Lionberger, APR, Community Relations Specialist for Roanoke...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 2:29 PM
It's a disease many children are already immune to, but officials in Finney County say they are fighting four confirmed cases of measles.
Officials with the Finney County Health Department says the four cases are related. Measles is a highly contagious...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 3:29 PM
Finney County Health Department has confirmed two additional cases of measles, bringing the total confirmed to six. All those at risk for the disease are being contacted and the investigation is ongoing.
Measles is a respiratory disease caused by a...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 7:29 PM
Measles have hit central Indiana and the Super Bowl may be to blame.
Indiana health officials said a person diagnosed with measles may have exposed visitors to the disease at Super Bowl Village in Indy on Friday. Now there are four more cases: Two in...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 7:05 PM
The measles outbreak has officially spread beyond Noblesville Schools, according to city officials.
Officials announced Friday that a city employee in the Street Department has been diagnosed with the measles.
Measles is an extremely contagious...