| Nov 7, 2011
| 10:53 AM
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.
| Nov 8, 2011
No 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...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 6:35 AM
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...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 10:18 AM
ATLANTA — Chickenpox vaccine has dramatically cut deaths from the disease, especially in children, says a new government study proclaiming an important public health victory.
Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:50 AM
“For those students who are beginning school for the first time, one of the most important aspects is to help the student understand that school is fun and exciting,” says Chuck Lionberger, APR, Community Relations Specialist for Roanoke...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Dusty Graham and Ruth Thompson sat in the waiting area of Home Care Pharmacy at Hager Park on a recent Thursday morning while the area filled and emptied with people.
Graham, 60, and Thompson, 65, both of Hagerstown, met for the first time that morning...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 5:10 AM
aberdeen public schools 2012-13 school year
Opening day Aug. 21:
This will be a half-day of school. Breakfast and lunch will not be served.
Students will report to their respective schools as follows:
C.C. Lee, Lincoln, May Overby, O.M. Tiffany,...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 11:32 AM
A recent headline in the Wall Street Journal noted, "More doctors dismissing patients who refuse vaccines for their children." This story was especially interesting to me, as I now only accept new patients who plan to vaccinate their children.
| 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:...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Q: My daughter is 8 years old, but she’s already beginning to develop breast tissue and underarm hair. Isn’t she too young for that? Should I be worried? What should I do about it?
A: The good, and possibly surprising, news for you is that...