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Parents forgo vaccines for their teenage kids for a number of reasons, researchers said Monday in a paper reporting findings from the annual National Immunization Survey of Teens, which was published in the journal Pediatrics. That might mean that public...
The daily broadcast of medical reports, scientific studies and sociological statistics can cause your ears to ring. Sometimes a report will contradict the findings of another issued just days earlier. More often, compelling snapshots of the American...
More than 1,700 volunteers participate in the Medical Reserve Corps in Hampton Roads, divided among eight units. The Corps, which has more than 12,500 volunteers statewide, supports public health in the community, working in conjunction with local offices...
Tags: Rabies, Swine Flu, American Red Cross, Hampton Roads, Vaccines
Vaccination of horses has become a hot topic among equine veterinarians and owners. There is not one vaccination program that is appropriate for every horse, every time. The horse's immune system is not the same as ours. Therefore, we vaccinate yearly and...
The CatholicHerald website has a story about the Catholic bishop of the Philippines trying to discourage the faithful from whipping and nailing themselves to the cross on Good Friday: Authorities in the Philippines have announced that at least 24...
With the price of feed skyrocketing, some horse owners may have trouble providing the care and nutrition their horses deserve. As recent headlines prove, this problem can turn tragic very quickly. Fortunately, struggling horse owners have an alternative...
The number of pertussis cases, otherwise known as whooping cough, are rising nationally, and cases locally in 2013 are up as well. Pertussis can be unknowingly spread to others, especially infants and young children, to whom it may be deadly....
While trying to blame Republicans, the White House predicts big losses of money and jobs in Florida because of budget cuts that will squeeze schools, work-study programs, Head Start, environmental protection, law enforcement and defense. The automatic...
Tags: Vaccines, Prosecution, Diseases and Illnesses, Flu, Politics
Military and education would take big hits in Indiana from automatic cuts to the federal budget set to take effect this week, according to a report the White House issued Sunday. The White House compiled the numbers from federal agencies and its own...
The annual kindergarten registration will be conducted at the Salisbury-Elk Lick Elementary School from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. March 8. At the regular school board meeting on July 13, 2011, a ruling was passed that a child is eligible for...
Tags: Polio, Personal Data Collection, Hepatitis B , Diphtheria , Mumps
A service group in Aberdeen that aims to help kids won't be stopping its work anytime soon, its president said. While the local Kiwanis Club of Aberdeen is looking for new members, the roughly 30-member group remains viable, active and willing to help,...
OK, we can understand the need for hockey players to get a flu shot this season. But a tetanus shot? Montreal forward Max Pacioretty, operating under the just-in-case philosophy, told reporters that he got one after Saturday's game, alleging Toronto's...
Mar 18, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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