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1511 Articles Matching "vaccine"

Common Infant Vaccine May Also Shield Kids From Type 1 Diabetes

Jun 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Common Infant Vaccine May Also Shield Kids From Type 1 DiabetesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/14/2019 12:00:00...
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New York Halts Religious Vaccine Exemption

Jun 15, 2019 , WebMD
Reacting to an ongoing measles outbreak, New York state has eliminated the religious exemption for not vaccinating...
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New York ends religious exemptions for vaccines

Jun 14, 2019 , CNN Health
New York is requiring all schoolchildren to be vaccinated, even if parents have religious objections....
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'My Body, My Choice' Is Not A Vaccine Slogan

Jun 14, 2019 , Forbes
A new California bill being proposed will require physician-requested medical vaccine exemptions to be approved by public health officials. Political and Hollywood celebrities are trying to block...
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Chickenpox Vaccine Shields Kids From Shingles, Too

Jun 11, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Chickenpox Vaccine Shields Kids From Shingles, TooCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/10/2019 12:00:00...
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Chickenpox Vaccine Shields Against Shingles Too

Jun 11, 2019 , WebMD
Kids who were vaccinated against chickenpox had a 78% lower risk of developing shingles, the researchers...
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Study: Whooping Cough Vaccine Power Fades With Time

Jun 11, 2019 , WebMD
The researchers said that the findings show the importance of keeping up to date on a child's shots, and the critical need to develop new and better vaccines against whooping...
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Anti-Vax Families Consider Leaving California As State Mulls Bill Restricting Vaccine Medical Exemptions

Jun 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Most health officials say it's dangerous that medical exemptions have tripled since 2015. But others don't agree: "If there is a one in a million chance that my child will not be able to talk or walk, then I’ll take the risk of measles, thank you very much," said Jane Orient, executive director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. More vaccination news looks at sleuths who uncover an outbreak's origin and protection from shingles, as...
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Whooping Cough Vaccine Effectiveness Fades With Time: Study

Jun 11, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Whooping Cough Vaccine Effectiveness Fades With Time: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/10/2019 12:00:00...
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The HPV Vaccine Is A Cancer Vaccine, Not A Sex Vaccine

Jun 08, 2019 , Forbes
Anal cancer, a rare cancer often caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) has been brought to the forefront as an actress shares her story of her own experience with this disease. HPV vaccination will reduce risk of HPV-related cancers in the...
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It’s Not Just Cancerous Cells That Are Mutated, Study Finds. Our Normal Tissue Is ‘Quite Messy,’ Too

Jun 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The research upended a common belief that "normal" cells are simply replicas of each other. Instead, even non-cancerous cells pick up a lot of mutations along the way. The discovery could help to better detect cancer. In other public health news: stress, parasites, the HPV vaccine, preparing for death, and...
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1,001 Cases And Counting: As Measles Outbreak Keeps Growing, Health Officials Stress The Safety Of Vaccines

Jun 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
But that message about the potentially fatal disease is being refuted by a group of anti-vaccines parents in New York City. Other news on the epidemic is on the stalled efforts to prevent religious exemptions in New York and a California poll finding nearly 75% of parents support...
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Viewpoints: Roundup’s Dangers Are Known. Why Isn’t The FDA Listening?; California Governor Adds To Nonsense About Vaccine Safety

Jun 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
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Trump Ban On Government Fetal Tissue Use May Be ‘Death Knell’ For Research

Jun 06, 2019 , Forbes
Although the tissue has been used to develop HIV drugs and vaccines, the Trump administration continues its anti-abortion agenda by banning it from government...
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New Drugs Substantially Improving Outcomes For People With Hard-To-Treat Forms Of Cancer

Jun 04, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Experts say there have been some "wonderful" strides made in drugs to help those battling previously hard-to-treat cancers. But, they say, cost and side effects remain an issue. In other public health news: liquid biopsies, vaccines, doctor burn out, hunger, protection against mosquitoes, and more....
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From The State Capitols: California’s Governor Signals Opposition To Vaccine Bill; Connecticut Poised To Raise Legal Age For Buying Tobacco Products To 21

Jun 04, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
News from state legislatures comes from California, Connecticut, Texas and...
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Snapshot Of Chikungunya Could Lead To Drugs, Vaccines For Viral Arthritis

Jun 04, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Chikungunya virus, once confined to the Eastern Hemisphere, has infected more than 1 million people in the Americas since 2013, when mosquitoes carrying the virus were discovered in the Caribbean. Most people who become infected develop fever and joint pain that last about a week. But in up to half ......
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Why Rwanda could be the first country to wipe out cervical cancer

Jun 01, 2019 , CNN Health
Girls began queuing at their local school with their friends, waiting for their names to be called. Many were apprehensive. After all, most of them had not had a vaccination since they were babies. It was 2013 and a new vaccine had arrived in Kanyirabanyana, a village in the Gakenke district of Rwanda....
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PQS Trend Report reveals consumer perceptions of pharmacist roles

May 30, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Consumers provided insights on vaccine administration and other services provided by pharmacists, including high interest from patients in receiving a vaccination in a pharmacy. Read More...
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Science Just Moved A Step Closer To Making A 'Stress Vaccine' From Bacteria Living Under Our Feet

May 30, 2019 , Forbes
Bacteria continues revealing secrets with major implications for our health. A new study homes in on a big one, possibly locating the missing piece for developing the long-theorized "stress...
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