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Severe Chickenpox Outbreak Hits School Where Many Parents Refuse Vaccines
A significant number of parents at North Carolina's Asheville Waldorf School have expressed religious objections to vaccines.
Billboards Claiming Vaccines 'Kill' Children Cropping Up Across The Country
At least 30 such billboards have appeared in West Virginia, New York, Missouri and elsewhere, prompting concerns among medical experts.
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We Need To Change The Way We Address Vaccine Skeptics
, Guest Writer
Adjusting vaccination schedules for a few children may be worth it.
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Bill Shine’s Wife Discredited Sexual Harassment Accusers, Spread Antivaxxer Theories
It's not clear if the new White House deputy chief of staff agrees with his wife’s tweets.
The Hidden Tragedy In Bangladesh's Rohingya Refugee Camps
No one knows exactly how many Rohingya men, women and children have perished after fleeing Myanmar.
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Flu Hospitalizations Highest In Nearly A Decade
The United States is now 10 weeks into the current flu season, which is expected to last for at least several more weeks.
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Flu Season Is Hitting Especially Early, Prompting Concerns From Health Officials
This season's most common strain is particularly deadly to the very young and very old, officials warn.
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Kim Kardashian Thanks Doctors And Nurses After Son's Hospital Stay
Saint West, 2, had quite the health scare.
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Women Need Answers On Drug Use During Pregnancy. Here’s How To Improve Research
Reporting from the frontiers of health and medicine.
By Megan Thielking For decades, it’s been taboo to test medications on pregnant women. But doctors, patients, and public
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This Year's Flu Season Looks Like A Bad One — And It Could Be Coming Early
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It’s officially that time of year.
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10 Facts Everyone Should Know About HPV
First thing: Don't stress.
Diabetes And Influenza: A Dangerous Combination
Dr. Melvin Sanicas
Vaccinologist, Public Health Physician, Gates Global Health Fe...
The flu can complicate diabetes. Influenza is highly contagious, as the viruses are spread when an infected person coughs
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Women Who Use IUDs May Have A Lower Risk Of Cervical Cancer
By Lisa Rapaport, Reuters
One possible reason for this link is that IUDs might trigger an immune response that helps fight HPV infections.
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A Promising Experimental Vaccine Could One Day Be A Universal Flu Shot
By Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Animal experiments showed that it protected them from typically lethal doses of the flu.
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Hepatitis A Is Surging And Cities Don't Have The Resources To Stop It
Cases have jumped 28 percent this year, and there's a "constrained supply" of vaccine.
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High-Level Spotlight On Tuberculosis, The Top Infectious Killer
Dr. Mario Raviglione
Director of the Global Tuberculosis Programme at the World Hea...
There is finally a new awakening to tackle this ancient plague.
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AAP Issues New Guidelines For Doctors' Waiting Rooms
The notice offers new ways to prevent the spread of germs in these settings.
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Polio Could Be Stopped Worldwide By Year's End, Says Gates Foundation
On World Polio Day, health experts celebrated the "endgame" of polio eradication.
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Brazil Ramps Up Yellow Fever Vaccination Campaign After Dead Monkey Discovered
Officials confirmed that the monkey had been infected with the virus.
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