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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...
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...
Researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control said Tuesday that vaccination coverage levels in U.S. adults were “unacceptably low,” and that public health workers need to do more to make sure adults got immunizations to protect them from...
I've always liked slow-moving rivers — mirrors to moonlight and literature, our first and best interstates, running over rocks, as Norman Maclean so deftly put it, "from the basement of time." So what am I doing in the San Fernando Valley, a mile...
L.A. NOWFree pertussis vaccines are available next week to students enrolled in the Los Angeles Unified School District. The vaccine, also called Tdap, is required of all students, starting in 7th grade, for admission to class....
Culture MonsterMargaret Gray reviews Joan Beber's new play, "Hunger: In Bed With Roy Cohn," at the Odyssey Theatre....
Gulf Daily News, Manama, BahrainBAHRAIN is on track to achieve most of its key health targets related to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report. They include reducing child mortality rates, improving maternal health and combating...
The High Point Enterprise, N.C.Two boys bitten by a rabid fox Sunday have started rabies treatments. The boys, both under the age of 16, were sitting on the deck at their home on Guyer Street when the fox attacked, Sandy Ellington, community health educator with the Guilford County...
An Aberdeen man wants to use his birthday to raise money for an immunization project. Glenn Jakober, who will turn 70 on May 23, is raising funds to support Kiwanis International's efforts to eliminate maternal neonatal tetanus in developing countries....
WDBJ7 Anchor/ReporterSchool's almost out, but now is the time to think about next school year - at least when it comes to seeing the doctor. Pediatricians are busy doing physicals and giving the required vaccinations for next school year. Dr. Robert Gard with Physicians...
Herald & Review, Decatur, Ill.As children get older and more active, the need for immunizations becomes just as important as when they were infants. Many of the old vaccines given before they started school have begun to diminish and new vaccines have been introduced to teens and...
An Orlando infant's death from whooping cough last month is underscoring the county health department's push to get children and adults alike vaccinated and keep vaccines up to date. The six-week-old baby boy was too young to have gotten his first...
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