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Grateful Teen Gets Her Mom A Vaccination Thank-You Cake
“Vaccinations are very important, because you are not only exposing your child to certain threats. You are also bringing other children into it,” the teen said.
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Unvaccinated Child Developed Oregon's First Pediatric Tetanus Case In 30 Years: CDC Report
The 6-year-old was taken to a hospital in 2017 exhibiting muscle spasms and difficulty breathing.
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Facebook To Combat Anti-Vaccine Conspiracy Theories And Misinformation
Last month, Rep. Adam Schiff wrote to Mark Zuckerberg expressing concern over Facebook's involvement in spreading anti-vaccine hoaxes.
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Pinterest Blocks Vaccine-Related Searches To Curb The Spread Of Anti-Vaxx Posts
Facebook and Google have yet to say what they'll do to reduce the propaganda spread.
U.S. May Enforce Stricter Vaccine Laws If States Don't, FDA Head Says
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb warned that some states' lax vaccine requirements are "going to have national implications."
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Amid Measles Outbreak, Anti-Vaxx Parents Have Put Others’ Babies At Risk
As the Washington measles outbreak continues, parents of infants worry.
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There's A State Of Emergency In Washington Thanks To Anti-Vax Parents
The measles outbreak is a perfect example of how parents put their own kids, and others, at risk.
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6 Vaccines You Should Definitely Get As An Adult
Sorry everyone, shots aren't just for kids.
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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
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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
Popular Science brings its readers amazing innovations and dis...
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...
Diabetes is a major threat to health globally. In the U.S., diabetes rates have almost doubled in the past two decades, from
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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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