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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...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a federal law bars lawsuits against drug makers over serious side effects from childhood vaccines By a 6-2 vote Tuesday, the court ruled against the parents of a child who sued the drug...
The Berrien County Health Department require preschools and daycare centers in the county submit their immunization reports twice per year, health officials said. It is an effort to raise county immunization rates and have children ready for kindergarten...
Q: Dr. Vogl, your last column was about tick season. I'm worried about my dog and Lyme Disease. Should I be? I wouldn’t say that I can come close to Carnac the Magnificent’s ability to predict events, but we certainly did pluck a lot of ticks...
ATLANTA (AP) — Vaccine makers said this month they plan to make a record amount of flu vaccine for this fall and winter — enough for more than half the population. It's just not clear all those people will need it. This year's flu shot will...
Dear Amy: I am an 18-year-old senior in high school. I am about to graduate and go to college. Each time I go for a yearly checkup, my doctor suggests that I get the HPV vaccine. My mother, who is a little skittish, hems and haws and ultimately decides...
Cattle producers and veterinarians have their own lingo that just doesn't register with most people from the outside world. This is especially true for cattle diseases. “Scours,” “red nose,” and “black leg” are all terms that we take for granted, but just...
Contributing WriterEach year, nearly 42,000 American adults die from vaccine-preventable diseases. Together, influenza and pneumonia are the eighth leading cause of death in the United States. In spite of these statistics, vaccination rates for influenza and pneumonia are...
Tags: Asthma, Building Material, Pneumonia, Shingles, Chickenpox
The U.S. government is trying "to create a database of every [phone] call ever made." That's how one informed person described the National Security Agency's effort to USA Today. That newspaper also confirmed that not only is the government collecting...
Channel 2 NewsAn immunization clinic is planned for later this month in North Pole. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner says the event is scheduled to take place between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. June 20 at the North Police Fire Department. State health officials say all...
Tags: Immunization, Disease Prevention
When I told a friend that I would be touring Asia this summer, she interjected, "Mark and I are going to Hong Kong this year, to see family. He also wants to go to Japan, but I told him I don't want radiation babies in the future, so maybe we'll go to...
Upcoming Public Government Meetings - Lincoln County Board of Education: 6:30 p.m. June 13 at the Board of Education office - Lincoln County Fiscal Court: 9 a.m. June 11 and June 25 at the Lincoln County Courthouse - Crab Orchard City Commission: 6 p....
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