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Varicella Vaccine (INACTIVE)

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  • 'Pox parties': Coming to a mailbox near you?

    'Pox parties': Coming to a mailbox near you?
    This week, press reports emerged that some parents, hoping to avoid giving their kids the chickenpox vaccine, were arranging through Facebook to pay strangers to send them "[licked] lollipops, spit or other items" from kids with the illness. The idea...
  • Vaccines largely safe, U.S. expert panel finds

    Vaccines largely safe, U.S. expert panel finds
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - After a close review of more than 1,000 research studies, a federal panel of experts has concluded that vaccines cause very few side effects, and found no evidence that vaccines cause autism or type 1 diabetes. The report, issued on...
  • Make-up test on your kids' vaccinations

     
    More than two months ago, The Morning Call Health Blog reminded parents that althought the end of the school year had just begun, it still was a good time to think of the coming school year -- in particular, the updated school vaccination regulations. Now...
  • Many drugs in short supply at hospitals, pharmacies

    Many drugs in short supply at hospitals, pharmacies
    For a time this year, a psychiatric hospital run by the state of Maryland didn't have enough injectable drugs for schizophrenia patients who refused to take pills. Doses of the most effective drug to boost blood pressure in patients at risk of dying from...
  • Health department extends free chickenpox vaccine offer

    Health department extends free chickenpox vaccine offer
    Due to a recent change in Kansas vaccination requirements, more school-age children will need additional chickenpox vaccinations before the start of the 2011-12 school year. The Sedgwick County Health Department wants to help ease financial burden by...
  • Danger in skipping chickenpox vaccine

    Danger in skipping chickenpox vaccine
    Children whose parents refuse to let them be vaccinated for chickenpox are nine times as likely as vaccinated children to develop chickenpox that requires medical attention, researchers say. Although the conclusion may seem self-evident, it reflects a...