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All the News Posted May 12, 2010

Fast Scanned LinksClick here for all of the Dr. Andrew Wakefield GMC/Lancet Decision Articles and Videos

Constant vigilance, unconditional love

Mom Blames Teen's Illness On HPV Vaccine

Influenza vaccine sends children into convulsions

Family Claims Vaccine Gave Daughter Seizures

Social-service agents grab child from school

ACIP Issues New Guidelines for Use of Combination Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella Vaccine

Get vaccinated and win a bike!

Recommended Immunizations for Babies 2010

Immunization Program to ease sting on doctors, families

Majority of Irish travellers fail to have vaccines prior to going abroad on holiday, says report

Worm warning over pig vaccines

Wisconsin gets part of Novartis settlement

Autism and the bad science of the medical establishment

Avoiding Mercury Toxicity

UPDATE: How much did pharmaceutical companies make on H1N1 vaccines?

Trovan families withdraw claims on concerns over DNA ID

Aussies to get electronic health records: Budget

About Side Effects Of Rabies Vaccine For Dogs

State lifts rankings on immunizations

1-Sided Hearing Loss Lowers Language Skills

Global Vaccine Drive Facing Acute Crisis

'Your Baby's First Year' guidebook traces baby's developmental milestones

GSK vaccine to save lives - but not quite yet

UN agencies donate over USD 100,000 to fight polio

Improving polio vaccination during supplementary campaigns at areas of mass transit in India

International review of polio eradication initiative begins

Bill Gates to visit Bihar for anti-polio drive (Lead)

Sign Edward Jenner petition for 30th anniversary

Confirmed case of pertussis reported at NIC Children's Center

Complex trials detrimental to time, cost & recruitment; study

Glaxo Said to Pay $60 Million in Avandia Settlements (Update2)

UA spinoff gets $3M for valley fever work

Censored on Paul Offit, Rotateq, Pig Viruses, and the Rest of the World

Food Allergies: A Lot of Confusion, Few Answers

Learn the truth about Lyme disease

Vaccines Against Tick-Borne Encephalitis Safe, Effective for Young Children: Presented at ESPID

A breakthrough drug? How soon can I start?

Turkey tightens borders against Bulgarian measles: ministry

Authorities confirm 83 measles cases in B.C.

Burundi: 500,000 children to be vaccinated against measles

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow completes visit to guinea

Public health advises Iowans to check vaccination status

Drug links to violent crime

Paul Offit, Rotateq, Pig Viruses, and the Rest of the World

La Junta Médica


WHO panel to review H1N1 pandemic status in coming weeks

Influenza Response Level

Results of influenza virus surveillance in pigs from January to April released

FDA Grants IQuum Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) For 2009 H1N1 Influenza Assay For CLIA 'Moderate And High Complexity' Certified Laboratories

Texas Releases Homeland Security Strategic Plan 2010-2015

Meningitis Vaccinations Recommended for Children Attending Summer Camps

New Law Aims to Vaccinate More Maine Children

Update India: Doctors disciplined for gratuities received from pharmaceutical companies

Patient says hepatitis lawsuit just start of public safety battle 

More women in lawsuit over hepatitis C doctor

Merck to Seek U.S. Approval for 5 New Drugs in 2010 (Update2)

Free shingles vaccine available

A Closer Look at the New Merck

Vaccine shortage snags immunization drive in Nepal

Giving sweet solutions to babies before jabs reduces pain

Giving Developing Countries the Best Shot: An Overview of Vaccine Access and R&D

'Serious mistake' to dismiss swine flu, warn experts

Cervical vaccination begins next week

Self-Preservation for Special Needs Parents

Vermont Department of Health seeks feedback on flu response

Prepositioning Flu Fighting T Cells to Protect Against Influenza

Budget axe hangs over flu experts

Egyptian girl contracts bird flu: State news

Health trust in Kent spent more than £1m preparing for swine flu outbreak

Bangor Considers Locations for Vaccination Distribution

Scientists involved in the initial response to swine flu are among those set to lose their jobs at a Crown Research Institute.

California Pushes Vaccine Notice out via Blackboard Connect

DNA Check, Aisle 4: Walgreens to Sell Pathway’s Genetic Test

Decrease in Premature Births in America

myFOX Health: Lyme Disease, Cost of Cancer

HHS Establishes Disability Research Center

Pharmacy technician speaks out about drug cuts

Parenting Children With Health Issues: Essential Tools, Tips, and Tactics for Raising Kids With Chronic Illness, Medical Conditions, and Special Healthcare Needs

Autism School Profile: WINGS in Redwood City

Health care law may help families with autism costs

NICE issues new autism document

NASCAR Statistical Advance: Autism Speaks 400 At Dover International Speedway

Autism mandate sponsor 95 percent sure of passage (AUDIO)

Healing Autism on Horseback

SpEAC continues autism efforts

Young rockers jam for autism research at May 15 event

Autism Insurance Bill Moves Forward In NC

LIVING COMPLETELY WELL: Autism on the rise

When Your Child with Autism Falls Between the Cracks

Mourner: Boy's Autism 'Never Held Him Back'

Hope for autistic child comes in form of four-legged friend

Autism's a lot more common than you think

Reflections on Autism & Mother's Day: Special Needs Living

Schools adapt to autism increase

The Atomic Autism Donation Drive!

'For Once in My Life' Makes Music Out of Disability

Cancer Costs Have Nearly Doubled in Less Than 20 Years

Poultry safety standards tightened

CDC Expands Romaine Lettuce Recall Due To E-Coli

CDC study: Breast-fed babies regulate feeding better

More children have allergies, CDC reports

Local family shares their story on Lyme disease

Health department stops tetanus shot clinics at disaster centers

Special H1N1 vaccine clinic scheduled for May 13

InDevR to Collaborate With Scientists at the CDC to Develop New Influenza Virus Surveillance Assay

Lyme disease awareness urged

But my child’s not sick ...

What's Up Doc? Staph is tough to fight

Deadly Consequences: Why We Need to Integrate Health and Mental Health

Senator Leahy Introduces Amendment to Repeal Antitrust Exemption

New iPhone Application Comes to the Aid of Food Allergy Sufferers 

Flavored formula fuels childhood obesity debate

Truthful Prescription Drug Advertising and Promotion (Bad Ad Program)

Infectious diseases caused two-thirds of the nearly 9 million child deaths globally in 2008

FDA Accepts Two New sBLAs for Novartis Meningitis Vaccine

Long-term studies of chronic disease needed in Africa

Global Health in the 21st Century

High-dose vitamin D linked with increased risk of falls, fractures among older women

Clinics aim to take a bite out of rabies

The Question Of ‘Real Benefits’

In flu pandemic or earthquake, Utah hospitals could exclude patients

Swine flu silence

ANA Advocates For Chemical Reform During Capitol Hill Nurses Week Event

Suven Life Sciences secures 3rd Canadian and 6th Eurasian Patent for their NCE

Vaccination reduces burden of childhood rotavirus disease

IVT Will Demo the World's First 3G based mHealth Solution for Three Major Chronic Diseases at ATA and INDO MEDICA

Engaging Public Health Insurance Consumers Through Social Media

Medco Study: Despite FDA Warnings, Nearly One-Third of Asthma Patients Still Treated with Long-Acting Beta Agonists Without Controller Medications, Increasing Their Risk for Complications and Hospitalizations

You're never too old to get an allergy

Glencoe author found inspiration in nephew for autism book

Glencoe teen aiming to raise $90,000 for Autism Speaks

Parents of autistic children say health reform should help them

Clare hosts inaugural Camp Autism

Researchers study behavior in social networks

Holly Robinson Peete Trumps the Competition

Special ed. director offers program insights, updates

County warns public of highly contagious whooping cough

College issues meningitis warning as student falls ill

Bill Gates checks on progress of polio eradication program in remote village in eastern India

New pneumonia study findings have been reported by researchers at University of Manitoba, Department of Anesthesia

Hepatitis C Virus Controls Interferon Production through PKR Activation

Health officials urge continued swine flu vaccination use

New cancer treatment vaccine shows promise

Indian H1N1 virus vaccine by mid-May

FDA: Serious Side Effects from Swallowing Topical Benadryl Product

More Family Physicians Seek Alternatives to Solo Practice




The Greater Good A Documentary Film looks behind the fear, hype and politics that have polarized the vaccine debate in America today. The film re-frames the emotionally charged issue and offers, for the first time, the opportunity for a rational and scientific discussion on how to create a safer and more effective vaccine program.

The PBS NewsHour series "Autism Now"

Click here for all of the Dr. Andrew Wakefield GMC/Lancet Decision Articles and Videos

Click here for the most recent articles by F. Edward Yazbak, MD, FAAP

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