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Military and education would take big hits in Indiana from automatic cuts to the federal budget set to take effect this week, according to a report the White House issued Sunday. The White House compiled the numbers from federal agencies and its own...
SOUTH BEND – Because this year's flu season began earlier than normal and is affecting people throughout the country, Dr. Thomas Felger, St. Joseph County health officer, encourages all residents who have not yet received their annual flu shot to do...
GREENWOOD, Ind. (AP) — Health officials say a school bus driver in suburban Indianapolis possibly exposed students to whooping cough. Johnson County health officer Craig Moorman says tests are being done to confirm whether the driver for the...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Health officials in Michigan are urging residents to get vaccinated against whooping cough and influenza to help protect themselves and infants. The Michigan Department of Community Health says whooping cough, also known as...
WSBT-TV ReporterSOUTH BEND – The U.S. is having its worst whooping cough outbreak in 50 years. More than 18,000 cases have been reported this year. Whooping cough is a respiratory infection that can close airways and be deadly – It's especially dangerous...
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — State health officials say nine children in northern Idaho's Kootenai County have the highly contagious illness pertussis, also known as whooping cough. Panhandle Health District Epidemiologist Dave Hylsky told The...
Tags: Vaccines, Coughing, Symptoms, Diseases and Illnesses
ATLANTA (AP) — A federal advisory panel is recommending that pregnant women get vaccinated against whooping cough. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices on Wednesday voted to recommend the shot for pregnant women who previously were...
ATLANTA (AP) — Federal health officials say more than 21,000 people got whopping cough last year, many of them children and teens. That's the highest number since 2005 and among the worst years in more than 50 years. The new numbers were...
Tags: Vaccines, Coughing, Common Cold, Preventative Medicine, Health
Internist and Hospital of Central Connecticut medical staff memberMany people believe vaccinations are relegated to childhood, but the viruses and bacteria that cause severe illness in youth can also infect adults. In fact, certain common infectious diseases, like chickenpox or flu, are more aggressive in adulthood....
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A newer version of the whooping cough vaccine doesn't protect kids as well as the original, which was phased out in the 1990s because of safety concerns, according to a new study. During a 2010-2011 outbreak of whooping...
If you've got your health, the cliche goes, you've got just about everything. If you've got public health duties, you're responsible for just about everything from mosquitoes (West Nile carriers) to hygiene (wash your hands for as long as it takes to sing...
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...
Tags: Vaccines, Tetanus, Drugs and Medicines
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