| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:35 PM
A formerly shuttered Arlington Heights immunization clinic for low-income children will reopen just in time for the back-to-school season, village officials have announced.
The clinic was closed earlier this year due to cuts in state funding.
| Jul 25, 2013
| 11:47 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Only slightly more than half of U.S. girls aged 13 to 17 had been vaccinated against a virus that can cause cervical and other cancers last year, and a top U.S. health official said on Thursday that more must be done to bring the...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:13 PM
The HPV vaccine may be controversial, but it works, new research shows.
The rate of HPV infection among teenage girls dropped from 11.5% in the “pre-vaccine era” to 5.1% in the “vaccine era,” researchers from the Centers for...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 4:30 PM
How’s this for random? Allentown's immunization program was recently featured on a Chinese TV news report, officials said Wednesday night. According to health bureau Director Vicky Kistler, crews asked to film the city’s flu immunization...
| Mar 29, 2013
The Department of Health offers free, confidential testing and counseling for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Call for an appointment at the Annapolis center 410-222-7493; Glen Burnie center 410-222-6636 or Parole 410-222-7248....
| Mar 7, 2013
| 4:13 AM
Kindergarten registration begins Thursday for Roanoke City Public Schools, and in several other school districts.
Registration is open to Roanoke children who will be five years old on or before September 30.
Parents also have some homework to do. ...
| Jan 30, 2013
The recommended schedule of vaccines for children is safe and has done much to dramatically lower the incidence of devastating illnesses, according to a new national scientific study that was partly led by a Northwestern University professor....
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:45 AM
An immunization clinic is planned for later this month in North Pole.
The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner says the event is scheduled to take place between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. June 20 at the North Police Fire Department.
State health officials say all...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:31 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids who don't get vaccines when they see their pediatrician for a sick visit - despite being due for the shots - are more likely to fall behind on immunizations and routine check-ups, according to a new study.
| May 22, 2013
| 7:57 AM
Many people believe vaccinations are relegated to childhood, but the viruses and bacteria that cause severe illness in youth can also infect adults. In fact, certain common infectious diseases, like chickenpox or flu, are more aggressive in adulthood....
| Jan 9, 2013
| 10:53 AM
The Indiana State Department of Health has published the school immunization requirements for the 2013-2014 school year for students in grades kindergarten through 12th grade.
New requirements include:
— For kindergartners through 12th-graders:...