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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — New Indiana health department rules require two chicken pox vaccinations for all grades unless the student can prove that he or she contracted the disease in the past. Previously, some grade levels were only required to have...
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:...
CHICAGO (AP) — Patients can refuse a flu shot. Should doctors and nurses have that right, too? That is the thorny question surfacing as U.S. hospitals increasingly crack down on employees who won't get flu shots, with some workers losing their...
Indiana health officials have reported a total of 13 confirmed cases of measles in central Indiana, involving both children and adults. All confirmed cases are residents of Boone and Hamilton counties in Indiana. The Indiana State Department of Health...
Purdue University is warning nearly 1,000 students that unless they show proof of measles immunization by March 12, the school will place holds on their academic records and bar them from registering for classes. Purdue Student Health Center Director...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State health officials say Indiana teenagers' vaccination rates for a variety of illnesses easily spread in schools have improved significantly thanks in part to tougher immunization rules. The state Department of Health said...
The HPV vaccine may be controversial, but it works, new research shows. The rate of HPV infection among teenage girls dropped from 11.5% in the “pre-vaccine era” to 5.1% in the “vaccine era,” researchers from the Centers for...
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...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids who don't get vaccines when they see their pediatrician for a sick visit - despite being due for the shots - are more likely to fall behind on immunizations and routine check-ups, according to a new study. "It's pretty...
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....
Philadelphia United Baptist cemetery upkeep Philadelphia United Baptist in Brodhead has taken over the upkeep of the cemetery. Send any donations to Philadelphia United Baptist Church, 834 Bryant Ridge Road, Brodhead, KY 40409. If you wish to put a...
Channel 2 NewsInfants will be eligible for free vaccines throughout Alaska from April 20 to April 27 at state public health centers. State officials say in a release that public health centers will waive the cost of immunization for children up to two years and...
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