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Times Square's 5000 Sq Ft Anti-Vaccine Party Extravaganza ...

Remember when the National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) tried to kill you ... was condemned by the American Academy of Pediatrics as being harmful, ...
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6 new polio cases unravel govt's hollow claims

ISLAMABAD - Clearly reflecting the ineffective government measures to control polio, six new cases of this fatal disease have been reported across the country during the current week, causing fears and concerns among the parents about the health of ...
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Surprise, Surprise: HPV Vaccine Does Not Cause Sluttiness - Duly ...

“This is all preliminary data, but it shows no association between HPV vaccination and sexual risk,” said the lead author, Nicole C. Liddon, of the Centers for ...
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HPV vaccine does not promote promiscuity; Cancer shot does not ...

Girls who were given the vaccine were just as likely to use condoms as they were before, according to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
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Study: HPV Vaccine Does Not Promote Promiscuity

The argument made by many conservatives that the HPV vaccine promotes sexual promiscuity in young women has been shot down. A new study from the American Journal of Medicine shows that young girls and women who were given the vaccine were more likely ...
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This week in crazy: Oller sues UL

... the idea that the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine causes autism. ... that was suing the maker of the MMR vaccine and at the same time Wakefield hoped to ...

2011: The year in health

10) Autism/MMR Vaccine Study a phony: Not only was the discredited study linking the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine to autism poor science, ...

Top 10 Health Stories of 2011

The American Academy of Pediatrics swiftly issued a statement that refuted Bachmann's statements about the HPV vaccine: “There is absolutely no scientific validity to this statement,” the academy said. “[The vaccine] has an excellent safety record. ...
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Washingtonian.com (blog)

Two examples of "antivaccine"

Now, it could well be that MMR vaccine protection wanes in the teen years, but that would be easily remedied by adding a booster vaccine in that age group. ...

'Treatment has given me back my independence'

FORMER Old Brodleians' physiotherapist Janine Midgley has helped a pensioner who has suffered from polio since the age of one to walk again. Marya Mahony, 63, managed to cope with polio, which left her weak in her right leg, for most of her life. ...
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Brighouse Echo

Assisting the Somali Population

In the period from May to December 2011, MSF treated over 95000 patients for malnutrition; treated over 6000 patients for measles and vaccinated almost 235000 children against the disease. Within its various healthcare structures MSF assisted in over ...
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Measles Outbreaks on the Rise in Europe

By AP Friday, December 2, 2011 | View Comments After years of decline, measles is on the rise in Europe, according to a new report released Thursday. As of October, European health officials reported more than 26000 measles cases this year and nine ...
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TIME

Welcome Back, Measles

By Roy Benaroch, MD Measles isn't just spots—it's a very serious illness. Symptoms beyond the rash include high fevers and a terrible cough. Even with good medical care there's a significant chance of hospitalization or death when a child gets measles ...
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10 Global Health Achievements in 2011

Within the past year alone, 10 of the 15 profiled countries have either introduced pneumococcal vaccines, been approved for introduction, or have applied ...

The top 8 parenting controversies of 2011

Some parents went on a chicken-pox-infected-lollipop buying craze in 2011, just one of many eye-popping trends that had moms and dads nationwide scratching their heads. Photo: Naho Yoshizawa/Aflo/Corbis SEE ALL 169 PHOTOS Moms and dads can all agree ...
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2011 Year-End News Review

Bordetella Pertussis is a highly contagious respiratory infection that is easily spread and can be treated with antibiotics. The city council asked Petersburg Municipal Power and Light superintendent to re-evaluate its request for a back-up generator ...
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Petersburg Pilot

High-heel orgasms? Colon cleanses? Celebrity 'science' is a bad joke

Warning of dangers from the HPV vaccine, confusing tides, promoting colon cleansing and intravenous vitamins, and advising on allergies. Some examples in our annual review of celebrity science are funny. Some are dangerous. Every year we publish tips ...
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The Guardian (blog)

Gardasil recommended for all U.S. boys (AEGiS.org) | AIDS Clinical ...

Gardasil recommended for all U.S. boys. United Press International - December 22, 2011. http://www.aegis.org/news/upi/2011/UP111212.html ...
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Respected Medical Journal Disses Gardasil : Kevin Trudeau Show

The key messages published with this article are a scathing rebuttal to the vaccine industry's hollow claims of the safety and efficacy of Gardasil and Cervarix, ...
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Meningitis cards for parents of children in Cornwall

Parents in Cornwall are being targeted in a campaign to raise awareness of meningitis among under-fives. A reference card is being given to parents to alert them of the signs of the disease. In Cornwall, there were 197 cases between 2003 and 2010, ...
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Doctors debate the benefits of vaccine cocooning

While the Canadian doctors aren't sure if the practice should be routine, the American Academy of Pediatrics has now come out and stated that it's okay to offer, but they stopped short of an outright recommendation. As with any parenting decision, ...
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SheKnows.com

Vaccines protect more than the individual

The risks of measles, mumps, rubella and other serious diseases outweigh the risks posed by vaccines. To vulnerable populations such as infants and cancer patients, a case of measles can be fatal. Those individuals cannot protect themselves by being ...
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New Texas law requires college students to get meningitis shot

GRAYSON COUNTY, TX-The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said one in 20000 people get meningitis every year, most of them are between 16 to 25 years old. But in just a few days, a new Texas law will take effect to protect college students from ...
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Durham health officials advise residents to get their flu shots

Registered Nurse Anna Cherian, of Quality Health Services, prepared to administer a flu shot to Gillian D'Aleva. Durham Region's health department says the number of people showing up at local clinics to receive their flu shots was slightly lower this ...
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Win a leisure centre pass

What are the three diseases covered by the MMR vaccine? Q9. Do antibiotics fight viral colds and flu? Q10. Can you think of five ways to keep you and your ...

Have a health MOT in the New Year

Dr McCoy says it's absolutely critical that parents ensure their children's immunisations are up to date. As of July 2012 families will be required to meet immunisation requirements in order to receive the Family Tax Benefit. "Regardless, immunisation ...
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Denying the Tsunami -- LA Times, Meet New Jersey's Autism Services ...

Identifying it as early as age 2, in the hopes of diminishing its symptoms through treatments that are now widely available. "It used to be that autism was ...

Best of AofA Scientists and Drug Companies Scheme to Avoid FDA ...

Please send this article to your Congressmen and women, and ask them what they intend to do about it. John Stone is UK Editor for Age of Autism.

College students must get Meningitis vaccine before spring

By Eric Ross - email AMARILLO, Texas---Time is ticking for students attending college this spring to get the bacterial meningitis vaccine. Earlier this year, Texas lawmakers declared that all students entering college for the first time or students ...
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Lyndon's warning: Beware the signs of meningitis

By Duncan Leatherdale » A TEENAGER who was hours away from death after contracting meningitis is warning families to be on the lookout for symptoms of the disease. Lyndon Longhorne hopes his story will ensure parents know what to look out for and save ...
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Farm workers urged to get flu shot

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is urging farmers and farm workers to get this year's seasonal flu shot to reduce the risk of transmission of influenza viruses between livestock and humans. Even people planning to visit a swine farm should get the ...
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Biggest health stories of the year

More than 200 children were infected with measles in the largest outbreak in 15 years. Experts blame lower vaccination rates and international travel. New research shows Vitamin E actually increases the risk of prostate cancer. ...
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HPV Vaccine Won't Turn Girls Into Sluts, After All!

That's a bitter pill to swallow for Michele Bachmann,who claimed the HPV vaccine not only made girls sluts, it also made them retards. While it's positive news overall, we can't help but agree with Dr. Jen Gunter, who wrote on her blog: "To insinuate ...
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Gothamist

Three cases of whooping cough confirmed in Alamance County

21 that one child at the elementary school, located on Church Road near Saxapahaw, has “laboratory confirmed pertussis,” according to a health department news release. Since that time, two other children have been diagnosed with the cough. ...
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Minn. teens diagnosed with whooping cough

Six Ashland, Minn., teenagers have been diagnosed with pertussis — aka whooping cough — within the past couple of weeks. Cyndi Zach, Ashland County's interim health director, said all six are students in the Ashland schools, and all had been ...
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New rules limit shot availability at Brazos County Health Department

Under the new rules, only uninsured adults 19 years and older can be vaccinated at the health department. Vaccines are limited to Hepatitis B, measles and mumps and rubella, tetanus and diphtheria. Also, residents 18 years old and younger who have ...
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Health Department offering free Tdap vaccine

By Special to Effingham Now The Effingham County Health Department is currently offering Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis) vaccine at no charge. The limited amount of no-cost vaccine will be given at the health department located on 802 Hwy. ...
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New rules limit shot availability

Vaccines are limited to Hepatitis B, measles and mumps and rubella, tetanus and diphtheria. Also, residents 18 years old and younger who have private insurance that covers vaccines will no longer be eligible to receive vaccines at the health department ...
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Jackson County pays $10000 for Ashland Vaccination Reasearch

County Officials say they want to find out which immunizations are being skipped and why they're being skipped. Dr. Jim Shames, from Jackson County Public Health, said 25 percent of Ashland Kindergarten students filed a religious exemption from ...
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KDRV

Not too late to get a flu shot

NEW YORK STATE -- Even though temperatures have been unseasonable up until now, officials are reminding people that it is still important to get your annual flu shot. Health officials are trying to spread the word that flu season is upon us and that ...
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Pfizer, GSK Commit to Supplying Developing World with Vaccines

Pneumococcal disease can lead to pneumonia, meningitis, and sepsis and is one ... Pfizer agreed to supply as many as 480 million doses of its pneumococcal ...

Adults, do you need a booster shot?

"Adults that are not current on immunizations put themselves and other people at ... Pneumococcal infection causes severe disease in children under age 5. ...

No spread of meningitis in country, says official

In a related development, the Director of Public Health Dr Yousef Mendekar maintains the ministry has recorded only two cases of meningitis in the country, adding the laboratory test discovering one of the cases proved negative to other infections. ...
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Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

Corning native establishes foundation to help others

CORNING -- Dave Clark, the Corning native who overcame polio to have a long and successful career in professional baseball, appeared Wednesday at an event announcing the start of efforts to establish a non-profit foundation in his name. ...
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2011: The Year This Biotech Was Told to Share

But today, we're going to focus on SIGA Technologies (NAS: SIGA) , a company that focuses on a smallpox vaccine. The company's year can really be broken down into two acts, but the end result is the same: The stock is down more than 80% in 2011. ...
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Okla. infant is 3rd Midwestern child hit by rare bacteria

The bacteria, which can cause meningitis-like symptoms in newborns, is "ubiquitous in the environment," says Barbara Reynolds, a spokeswoman with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. The infection killed 10-day-old Avery Cornett ...
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Gardasil Class Action | Mayor Schundler

More information on Gardasil Class Action: Mini-Sentinel is a pilot project to inform the development of an active surveillance system, the Sentinel System, ...
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Maine records first case of seasonal flu

By Jackie Farwell, BDN Staff Husson University nursing student Heather Harris fills a syringe with vaccine during a mass flu vaccination at the Bangor Auditorium in 2009. Buy Photo Public health officials have announced Maine's first case of seasonal ...
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Year in Health: Less is more in cancer care, drug shortages

It was only then that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and US Department of Agriculture were able to track the turkey back to a Cargill plant in Springdale, Ark. On Aug. 3, Cargill Meat Solutions announced it was recalling almost 36 ...
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USA TODAY

Mandatory Bacterial Meningitis Vaccine Required for New College Students

According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly 1200 people in the US contract bacterial meningitis each year -- 15 percent die -- which is why the state is stepping in and urging you to protect your health. Demand for the Bacterial Meningitis ...
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Healthy dose of news

ROLL UP YOUR SLEEVES, KIDS: The British Medical Journal published evidence that Dr. Andrew Wakefield deliberately faked results in his long-discredited ...

Alamance Co. Students Diagnosed with Whooping Cough

Three children in one Alamance County elementary school have tested positive for whooping cough, or pertussis. Officials at B. Everett Jordan Elementary School were notified of a confirmed case on Dec. 21. Further investigations unveiled two more ...
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Case Of Whooping Cough Confirmed In Alamance County

Burlington, NC-- Officials in Alamance County have confirmed a case of Pertussis, aka "Whooping Cough" in the county. The Alamance County Health Department has been working with the Alamance-Burlington School System (ABSS) administration to make sure ...
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WFMY News 2

Meningitis Vaccine Shortage Hitting Health Departments, Local Clinics

College students are required by law to get vaccinated for meningitis 10 days before the new Spring semester starts. But here's the problem in the Basin, Health Departments and local clinics say they're running out of the vaccine. ...
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Anti-Vax Groups Harming the Herd

For example, kids don't get their first dose of the MMR until they are at least 12 ... this vaccine-preventable disease from outside the United States. ...

Last Minute Vaccination Policy Changes Thanks to CDC & State of Texas

A last minute agreement between the Centers For Disease Control and the state of Texas means fewer people can receive vaccinations through local health departments. Julie Anderson of the Brazos County Health Department says the new restrictions begins ...
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WTAW

A Presentation in the U.S. by Dr Andrew Wakefield on a Vaccine ...

A Presentation in the U.S. by Dr Andrew Wakefield on a Vaccine Safety 5Year Project page 2. privacy. Pages 1 2. ATS Members have flagged this thread 2 times ...
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Family Health Clinic out of meningitis vaccines

If you need to get vaccinated for meningitis, you're out of luck for the time being. Medical Center Hospital spokeswoman Amber Sweeney said the Family Health Clinic, 840 W. Clements St., ran out of vaccinations Wednesday. “They've already given their ...
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Science Journal Exposes Gardasil and HPV Vaccinations as ...

A recent publication in the Annals of Medicine has exposed the fraudulent nature of Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines such as Gardasil and Cervarix. ...
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UPDATED: Mandated whooping cough shots around the corner

Tdap shots will be offered at the Public Health Adult Immunization Clinic located at 976 Lenzen Ave. Suite 1500 in San Jose. The cost is $15.00 per shot and parents must bring their child's yellow immunization card in order to receive a shot, ...
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BlogoWogo - The Blog Network | Thimerosal allergy

Thimerosal allergy 2011-12-26 12:48am -08:00T | Total Score: 42 points | Average Rating: 3.82 out of 5 | Post History | Visit Natural Holistic Health Blog ...
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Unhealthy concerns: Vehari reports 4th polio case of 2011

By Owais Jafri Residents say polio virus in district is linked to sewage in water supply. PHOTO COURTESY BY SHAHID MIRZA VEHARI: Health officials in the district have confirmed another polio case in one-year-old Shoaib on Tuesday. ...
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The Express Tribune

Farm workers urged to get flu shot

By RANDY SHORE, Vancouver Sun December 28, 2011 2:14 PM The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is urging farmers and farm workers to get this year's seasonal flu shot to reduce the risk of transmission of influenza viruses between livestock and humans. ...
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Delaware monitors for new Flu strains

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report there have been no deaths related to the new sub-strain known as H3N2, however the sub-strain has been related to cases of severe illness and hospitalization. This sub-strain has been identified in ...
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Influenza vaccine still available to Boone County residents

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported "no activity" to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the week ending in Dec. 24, according to the Missouri Weekly Influenza Report. No activity status means there is low ...
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Establishment Safety Debate Thimerosal in Vaccines vs Admittedly ...

Establishment Safety Debate: Thimerosal in Vaccines vs. Admittedly Dangerous Methylmercury: Eileen Dannemann Vaccine Liberation Army September 28, 2011.
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Medical: Why your children should be playing outside | The Republic

Among the more recent claims, by British researchers, is that exposing the virus that causes chickenpox to ultraviolet rays in sunlight makes it less likely to spread to other people. They note that both chickenpox and its nastier adult cousin, ...
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Cases of Tamiflu-Resistant Flu Concern Experts

"It's important that anybody over the age of 6 months get vaccinated, and that includes pregnant women for whom there is a mercury-free vaccine. ...

Rotary discusses work to eradicate polio

Doug Pedden, with Portage Rotary Club, talked about Rotary's work to help eradicate polio around the world when Rotary met at Canad Inns on Dec. 27. By Angela Brown When Portage Rotary Club met Tuesday the group had an opportunity to learn more about ...
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Andrew Wakefield measlesmumpsrubellaMMR Vaccinationscilifeextension

How goes it regarding the Andrew Wakefield measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) Vaccination controversy concerning his research paper published in the Lancet in 1998 ...
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N.D. health care providers receive immunization awards

The six vaccines on which the awards are based protect against diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough; measles, mumps and rubella; hepatitis B; polio; chickenpox; and pneumococcal disease. Of the 76 North Dakota providers whose immunization rates were ...
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