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How Did Vaccinated Harvard Students Get The Mumps?

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.02.2016 | Healthy Living

An outbreak of mumps at Harvard University continues to grow, and experts say the close living spaces in college dorms may make people particularly su...

5 Old-Time Diseases That Are Making a Comeback

Health.com | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Health.com

By Michael Gollust Measles, tuberculosis... bubonic plague?! If headlines about old-time diseases on the comeback have you worried, you're not alone....

'Is Mommy Okay?'

Kristie Stumpf Rork | Posted 10.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristie Stumpf Rork

Luckily, there are vaccines that prevent these viruses, and many others, from destroying our children. Vaccines that keep our families safe and intact. So no parent has to worry about whether their child will die, or worse, be permanently disabled by a preventable disease.

A Simple Solution to the Great American Measles Scare

James Moore | Posted 04.18.2015 | Politics
James Moore

In an era of profound medical advancements in drug therapies and technologies, the U.S. finds itself immersed in a controversy over the very basic iss...

Vaccinating Is Your and My Responsibility

Anne Zeiser | Posted 11.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Anne Zeiser

Today, most people don't remember the heartbreaking and sometimes lethal effects of not vaccinating and hence can't see their own vital role in public health.

A Third State Sees Outbreaks Of Disease That Was Supposed To Be Long Gone

The Daily Beast | Posted 04.20.2014 | Healthy Living

This week, New Jersey joined New York and Ohio as the third U.S. location to have a mumps outbreak this year—and it probably won’t be the last. Is...

Sharing Drinks With Others: Can I Actually Catch a Disease?

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 07.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

Can you catch diseases or other sicknesses from sharing drinks? The answer is a resounding "yes" -- some diseases or sicknesses, anyway.

'Old Fashioned' Diseases That Are Making A Comeback

Posted 03.19.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Here's what you should know about four retro diseases that are still around -- and a fifth that's back with a vengeance. 1. The ...

MUMPS

The Daily Californian | Posted 12.06.2011 | College

There is an outbreak of mumps in the UC Berkeley campus community, campus officials announced late Tuesday night....

Is Jenny McCarthy Afraid Of The Truth About Autism?

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Iris Erlingsdottir

My aunt will never forget that day in 1975, when her 20 month old daughter woke up from a nap, crying petulantly. The child seemed to be having diffic...

Vaccinations: Still Amazing After All These Years

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Let's not confuse sound medical practice with making healthy choices on a visit to Whole Foods, especially since the assumption that vaccines aren't pure and natural is inaccurate.

Brooklyn Mumps Outbreak: 57 Confirmed Cases In Borough Park

nydailynews.com | Helen Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

City health officials warned Thursday of an outbreak of the old-fashioned childhood disease mumps in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn....

A Decade Of Questioning Harm And The Autism-Vaccine Connection

Shelley Hendrix Reynolds | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Shelley Hendrix Reynolds

For over a decade, I've relentlessly searched for answers to the connections I believe exist between my son's autism and vaccines he received.

High Vaccine Costs Prevent Some Doctors From Offering Shots

Sep. 8, 2009 | Parija B. Kavilanz, CNNMoney.Com Senior Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Parents who bring their kids to Dr. G. Andrew McIntosh for the chicken pox vaccine are out of luck. The family physician...