(HealthDay) -- Pertussis rates may reach record levels this year in the United States, where Washington state is experiencing an ongoing epidemic, according to a report published in the July 20 issue of the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 5
(AP) -- Washington state's worst outbreak of whooping cough in decades has prompted health officials to declare an epidemic, seek help from federal experts and urge residents to get vaccinated amid worry that cases of the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Pre-teens living in states that require vaccinations for incoming middle school students are more likely to be immunized than those in states without such requirements, a new study finds.
Pediatrics May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- For Jennifer Stella, it's a question of informed consent. Her son had a seizure after getting childhood vaccinations and her daughter suffered a "head-to-toe" eczema outbreak; she says parents should ...
Health Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A federal advisory panel wants all U.S. adults to get vaccinated against whooping cough.
Health Feb 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Administration of routine infant immunizations with a vaccine for serogroup B Neisseria meningitidis, a bacterium that is a cause of serious disease such as sepsis and meningitis, was effective against meningococcal strains ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) now recommends routine HPV vaccination for males aged 11 to 12 years and catch-up vaccination for males aged 13 to 21. These are just two of the changes to the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. - mostly babies and toddlers - were coming down with whooping cough each year when vaccines against "this menace," as one newspaper called it, were introduced in the 1930s and 1940s.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Known for her poetry, letters, love affair and marriage to Robert Browning, Elizabeth Barrett Browning also left a legacy of unanswered questions about her lifelong chronic illness. Now, a Penn State anthropologist, with ...
Other Dec 19, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(AP) -- Backpack. Notebooks. Whooping cough shot?
Health Aug 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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