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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...
Two radio journalists have reportedly been charged in northern Nigeria on suspicion of airing a broadcast that incited the slayings of women vaccinating people against polio. The case centers on a program aired days before the shootings last week....
Good news for babies: The number of mothers breast-feeding is rising across America. So says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in a new report released Thursday. From 2000 to 2008, the proportion of mothers who breast-fed their infants rose...
This year’s Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, released online Monday, brought Americans good news and bad. Extending a trend since the early 1990s, authors reported in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute that cancer...
PolitiCalArnold Schwarzenegger has left the governor’s office, but you can still catch the occasional movie star walking the streets of Sacramento....
World NowHealth groups are trying to immunize more than 111 million African children against polio in only four days, hoping to squelch an incurable disease that is all but gone in the West....
Opinion L.A.Opposition to vaccinations for children is shortsighted and detrimental to public health, The Times’ editorial board wrote Tuesday. In recent years, more parents have been opting out of inoculations for their kids due to personal beliefs and...
Skagit Valley Herald, Mount Vernon, Wash.Maggie Moody is excited for lots of things about kindergarten: new friends, a nice teacher, getting better at reading and especially playing at recess. But Maggie couldn't start kindergarten this fall without first doing something not so exciting:...
Desert Dispatch, Barstow, Calif.The San Bernardino County Department of Public Health launched Toddler Immunization Month this month, according to a county news release. TIM is an annual observance which highlights the importance of fully immunizing toddlers ages 1-3 years old against...
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Tribune-Review, Greensburg, Pa.In addition to the regular prom preparation to-do list of renting and buying black-tie attire, picking up a corsage or boutonniere and posing with friends for photos, several Norwin High School students had to add another item: Getting a chickenpox...
New BritainThe New Britain Rock Cats and the New Britain Health Department have joined forces to host Immunization Records Day on Tuesday, April 30, at New Britain Stadium. The 6:35 p.m. game features the Rock Cats vs. the Harrisburg Senators (Washington Nationals...
The Telegraph, Alton, Ill.The Illinois Department of Public Health has tightened the enforcement of the vaccine requirements for middle and high school students for the next academic year. All students entering, advancing or transferring into sixth through 12th grades in the...
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