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Daily American Staff WriterIn eight states now, more than 1 in 20 public school kindergartners aren't getting all the vaccines required for attendance, an Associated Press analysis found. Alaska had the highest exemption rate in 2010-11, at nearly 9 percent. Colorado's rate was...
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. ...
The topics of vaccines and vaccine safety spark emotional outbursts at scientific meetings and family dinner tables alike. But many of these debates are remarkably fact-free. Surprisingly few people — not just concerned parents but also doctors,...
Q13 FOX News pnlineParents, who have concerns about vaccinating their children, are turning to a new way to expose their kids to the chickenpox virus. They're buying lollipops licked by children with chickenpox for up to $50 a 'pop'. The lollipops have been shipped...
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...
KIAHThere’s nothing funny about chicken pox, except maybe the way you look while you have them. Vaccine shots can be given to prevent the itchy disease, but a new vaccine every year that’s no fun either! So what are worried parents to do?...
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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...
As the holiday season approaches my mind returns to yesterday and the many preparations my parents made for the two special holidays. When the seven of us arrived at the dating age, and the dating was getting serious, my dad always had something to say,...
Q: My son is 5 years old and just started school. He hasn't had the chickenpox yet, but I'm sure he'll get it eventually. I know some parents actually expose their children to kids with chickenpox so they can catch it and get it over with. Is this safe?...
Opinion L.A.With so many parents realizing they can save their children the suffering of chicken pox with vaccination, it can be tough to find a fun "chicken pox party," the gatherings at which healthy young children mingle with actively sick ones......
Content courtesy of the American Geriatrics SocietyResearch shows that there are two major factors that impact aging - those caused by the genes we inherit and those changes caused by environmental factors, such as exposure to the sun's rays, illness or lack of personal hygiene. While little can be...
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...
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