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WASHINGTON — Backpack. Notebooks. Whooping cough shot? If you haven't worried about back-to-school shots since your tween or teen was entering kindergarten, better put vaccines on the to-do list. Older kids need a few new immunizations starting at...
Tags: Vaccines, Meningitis, Cancer, Colleges and Universities, Health
ReutersCHICAGO (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...
Tags: Physical Conditions, Mumps, Vaccines, Meningitis, Cancer
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...
Tags: Kansas, Physical Conditions, Vaccines, Headaches, Human Body
Vaccination Debate: As Kentucky requires more immunizations, a Danville mom blames shot for son's email@example.comConflicting labels are stuck to vaccines — villainous and vital. The majority of Americans credit Edward Jenner’s innovations with preventing countless Americans from getting measles, mumps, rubella, polio and other once-prevalent diseases. ...
Tags: Mumps, Physical Conditions, Vaccines, Meningitis, Human Body
Tribune NewspapersChildren 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...
KIAHNo one wants to get the chicken pox, especially when you're older. But now parents are so scared their kids will get the lil red bumps they are taking matters into their own hands. Weary of the chickenpox vaccine, some parents are actually subjecting...
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Los Angeles Times/ Booster Shots blogThis 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...
ALBA -- Public health officials are reminding parents to check their children's immunization records after several cases of chickenpox were reported in Antrim County. The outbreak affects students at Concord Montessori and Community School in Alba, but...
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