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vacnewsTwo thirds of pediatric intensive care patients are vitamin D deficient – Medscape  by The Refusers

The Games Grown Men Play by Catherine J. Frompovich - Vactruth

Evolutionary Medicine: Research Shows how Vaccines Might Prompt Evolution of More Aggressive Parasites

How to Create a Vaccine Safety Advocate - SaneVax

Teens who don't have sex still at risk for HPV infection

"We Interrupt This Broadcast..." - Total Victory in Texas - Austin Autism Care Clinics' Jesus Caquias MD Totally Exonerated... Opinion by Consumer Advocate  Tim Bolen


Martial Law Shakes Hands With The U.S Vaccine Program by Jon Rappoport

Government-Purchased Vaccine Program Changing

Should young men be vaccinated against human papilloma virus?

Pfizer To Pay $60M For Making Foreign Bribes by Ed Silverman - Pharmalot

Wakefield Can’t Sue BMJ For Calling Him Fraudulent by Ed Silverman - Pharmalot

Early LAUSD start means whooping cough vaccinations a must by Aug. 14

Vaccine Controversy: A PubMed Compilation: 15 to start with.

Scientists Join Lawsuit Against Financial Disclosure by Ed Silverman - Pharmalot

Signs of toxic exposures: where kids on the autism spectrum meet the ‘mixed bag’ allergy kids by Heather Fraser

Top FDA Officials Were Aware of Email Monitoring

Spare children dreaded illness

"Unlike the common cold, pertussis can become a series of coughing fits that continues for weeks," according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Pertussis can cause violent and rapid coughing, over and over, until the air is gone ...
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Check Up: Valuable vaccine is going unused

Have you gotten your Tdap shot? If you don't know what that is, you aren't unusual, which helps explain why whooping cough, or pertussis, is making an alarming comeback. Nearly 18000 cases, including nine deaths, have been reported to the U.S. Centers ...
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Whooping Cough Cases Rising

Whooping Cough also known as Pertussis causes violent coughing spells and can lead to difficulty breathing, vomiting and a disruption in sleep. It's a highly contagious bacteria especially dangerous to small children and the elderly. There have been ...
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Keep your child healthy with complete vaccinations

Additional information is from Dr. Romeo Nuguid and the American Academy of Pediatrics' “Complete and Authoritative Guide to Caring for Your Baby and Young ...

Health Officials Stress Importance of Vaccinations

With kids headed home from overnight camp, and the beginning of the school year just ... the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP), ...

Community Fundraiser (West Midlands) - Leading Meningitis Charity

The impact of meningitis is life-long and those affected will continue to need the help and support of the Meningitis Trust throughout their lives. Their vision is for everyone affected by meningitis to have access to support for life and for awareness ...
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Vaccines required before Ohio students head back to school

Emma Groethe, a nurse practitioner at CVS, said students entering dormitories for the first time are at increased risk for bacterial meningitis, a potentially deadly infection. "We really advise the meningitis vaccine," said Groethe. "They (students ...
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NewsNet5.com

Everybody I Used to Know

"Viral meningitis is milder and occurs more often than bacterial meningitis. It usually develops in the late summer and early fall, and often affects children and adults under age 30. Most infections occur in children under age 5. Most viral meningitis ...
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New project leads to more children vaccinated

NHS Haringey says immunisation rates in the borough have increaseed by 29 per cent from 2011 to 2012 compared to the previous year. According to NHS North Central London, compared to other parts of the country children in north London consistently ...
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Medical decisions at age 18: Suddenly, the day has come!

I paused for a few seconds and she continued, "I always thought I should get that vaccine and I listened to you every year, but my Dad just didn't think I was old enough to get it. Now that I can make ... U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
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Bites from rabid bats a rabies vaccine?

Common vampire bat, rabies status unknown. Image: Wikipedia. The study, led by scientists from the U.S. Centers for Disease control, examined two remote communities in a region of Peru where rabies outbreaks are common. Rabies virus in Latin America ...
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Nurse's Notes: Don't forget adolescents' vaccinations

Several vaccines are required or recommended for young people ages 11 to 19, including Tdap, meningococcal, HPV and hepatitis A and B. According to Montana state law, children are required to receive the Tdap vaccine by the time they are 11 years old ...
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Take charge of your immunization health

Adult-specific vaccinations include shingles, pneumococcal disease and hepatitis B. Shingles is caused by same virus that causes chickenpox.

Meet The Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs: MAPS

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Health Officials: Whooping Cough Vaccination Required for Some Students in ...

Lemont students entering sixth and ninth grades must now provide proof that they have received a pertussis vaccination, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. State health officials are urging parents to make sure students ...
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Pakistan making progress in polio eradication: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf says Pakistan is making progress in eradication of polio and expressed gratitude to international partner agencies whose support was helpful to control of the disease. "We are moving in right direction and ...
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Business Recorder (blog)

East Anglia: More children having MMR jabs

THE East has seen the highest ever take-up of the combined measles, mumps and rubella vaccine since controversial safety fears set the immunisation programme back by a decade. Comments; Email; Print; Got a story? To send a link to this page to a friend ...
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East Anglian Daily Times

Lone Star College Doesn't Want State-Mandated Vaccines to Stand Between It ...

vaccine that protects against meningitis, has told employees at her North Harris County campus to hand students an exemption form "even if they have had the vaccine or have intentions of getting the vaccine." At stake is the possibility of "losing ...
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Take part in the Great South Run for Meningitis UK

Many of us will have come into contact with someone who has suffered the effects of Meningitis. This year, Meningitis UK are looking for volunteers to run in the Great South Run to help raise money and awareness for their campaign. This in from Emma at ...
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Ventnor Blog (blog)

Meningitis, Cholera Kill Three in Anambra Rehabilitation Centre

Awka — THREE inmates of the Rehabilitation Centre for the Disabled, Old and Tramps, RECDOT, in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State, have died following an outbreak of meningitis and cholera at the centre. Director of the home, ...
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Whooping Cough Vaccination Required for Seventh Graders

Also referred to as pertussis, whooping cough requires a vaccine booster known as a Tdap, which stands for Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis. According to the National Institute of Health, pertussis is a contagious ...
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US judge throws out MMR doc's libel action

Wakefield sparked a worldwide scare over the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine when he published research which he suggested could link the vaccine with autism. As a result uptake of the MMR vaccine suffered a major decline particularly in the ...
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Merseyside measles outbreak worst since 1988

Dr Sam Ghebrehewet, interim director of the HPA's Cheshire and Merseyside Health Protection Unit, said: “Measles is an avoidable illness that is highly infectious and spreads easily among people who are not protected by two doses of MMR vaccine.
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HPV Vaccination: Sooner Is Better, Study Says

The three-dose vaccine, proven to slash the risk of HPV infection -- the number one risk factor for cervical cancer -- is recommended for 11- and 12-year-old girls, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But some doctors ...
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ABC News

Coloradans urged to get vaccinated

The law requires insurance companies to provide full coverage for all immunizations, according to Dr. Rachel Herlihy, director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's immunization section. “This is an important benefit of the new ...
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Herpes is not the end of life

Acyclovir (Zovirax), famciclovir (Famvir) and valacyclovir (Valtrex) shorten an outbreak. If recurrences are frequent, these medicines can be used on a daily basis to suppress them. Dear Dr. Donohue • When I was about 10 years old, I got the mumps. Now ...
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Gardasil Shot?! Please Help Me!! Please? - Yahoo! Answers

I am getting the gardasil shot tomorrow morning... When it comes to shots... lets ... The gardasil shot hurt like a b*tch. I have a fear of needles so I listen to my music ...
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Club Sensitises On Polio Eradication

Mr Chidi Onuogu, Assistant Governor of the District 9125, said the club had done some great job in the fight against polio and other diseases in the country, especially in the northern part of the country. He said that there was the need for continuous ...
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Deadline nears for whooping cough shots

Pertussis is a highly contagious upper respiratory infection that gives people an uncontrollable, violent cough, making it difficult to breathe, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In between coughs, someone with pertussis will ...
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Pertussis outbreak continuing to hammer Spokane County

Alert icon. Loading... There is no Interactive Transcript. Published on Aug 6, 2012 by KXLY. The United States is seeing the worst Pertussis activity in the last three to four decades and Spokane County is also following that trend with more confirmed ...
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Make sure your child is protected against pertussis

UKIAH, CA -- As students head back-to-school, Mendocino County Health and Human Services Agency urges parents to ensure their 11 and 12-year-old children have been immunized against pertussis, also known as whooping cough, and other dangerous ...
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Wakefield fails in defamation bid against BMJ

By PA Media Lawyer Andrew Wakefield, who was struck off the medical register for professional conduct over allegations that the MMR vaccine was linked to ...

West Nile virus expected to peak in August, September

“Unless the weather changes dramatically, we'll see more cases (in 2012) than we have in the last couple of years,” Roger Nasci, the head of the division of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that tracks insect-borne illnesses, said ...
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Vaccine News Daily (blog)

Immunization Requirements for the New School Year

Information on the diseases below, their symptoms and possible consequences are taken from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), which publishes Vaccine Information Statements (VIS) for the most common vaccines. VISs for the immunizations described ...
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Free Women's Self Defense Class 8/2/12. City of Midland Press Release August 2, 2012. MIDLAND, TX – 8/02/2012- The Crime Prevention Unit of the Midland Police Department will be hosting a Women's Self Defense class aimed at young women, students, ...
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Another View: Vaccinate your children soon

"When we don't vaccinate, we leave the door open for the return of diseases such as measles and whooping cough, which continue to be a threat to babies, children and adults in the United States," said Welch. "School vaccination laws have helped ...
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Andrew Wakefield - HealthGrades

Andrew L. Wakefield, Sacramento, CA, Other. Get a FREE Background Report on Andrew Wakefield. View ratings, complaints, credentials, and detailed practice ...
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'Weaknesses to be rectified during next anti-polio campaign'

Islamabad—Chief Commissioner, Islamabad, Tariq Mahmood Pirzada has directed to remove the weakness confronted during the anti-polio campaigns and to enhance number of vaccination teams to cover each area. He made these directions in a meeting ...
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Grave repercussions: Child contracts polio after family refused vaccine

Islam, father of nine children, took his daughter to Mardan Medical Complex. She had been suffering from severe temperature a week ago. Doctors had administered a treatment but her left leg became paralysed. The doctors suspected that it may be a case ...
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The Express Tribune

PM calls meeting of task force on polio today

According to sources, WHO experts obtained drain water samples across the country and after examination it revealed the existence of polio P3 virus in Karachi, Hyderabad and Peshawar. It warned that this virus easily transmits from one child to another.
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Polio eradication: City chief orders increase in vaccination teams

Published: August 7, 2012. National Emergency Action Plan for Polio Eradication calls for ensuring that all children are immunised in highrisk and securitycompromised areas. ILLUSTRATION: TRIBUNE COMMON. ISLAMABAD: Against the backdrop of a visit ...
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The Express Tribune

Compensation scheme for State vaccine system urged

THE MINISTER for Health, James Reilly, has been urged to put in place a no-fault compensation payment scheme for children affected by serious adverse reactions under State vaccine programmes. Independent TD Denis Naughten said it was almost three ...
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Charity seeks marathon support

Meningitis can strike with incredible speed and the symptoms are notoriously difficult to detect, often being confused with flu and the charity believes preventative measures are the best solution. Its sole focus is to fund the development of vaccines ...
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Travel and migration boost hepatitis A

Writing in the journal Vaccine, the study authors say there has been a particularly noticeable increase in hepatitis A seroprevalence among young Australians aged 5–39 in recent times. The researchers say their findings are in contrast to other ...
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You Don't Have To Be Old To Get Shingles, Gout, Other Maladies

“When kids don't get chicken pox, those people who had chicken pox before aren't getting a boost in their immunity because they're not experiencing it in the community anymore,” he says. For many people, being susceptible to diseases of older people is ...
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CBS2 Chicago

Cases of whooping cough on the rise

Medical experts in Berks County say when a healthy 10-year-old boy or an adult gets pertussis, it's not necessarily a life-threatening diagnosis. The highly infectious disease is treated with antibiotics and the persistent coughing usually goes away in ...
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Whooping cough cases on the rise

Whooping cough cases on the rise. The Minnesota Department of Health recently released a health alert about the alarming number of pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, cases in Minnesota. By: Anna Erickson, Park Rapids Enterprise, DL- ...
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Back to School Ideas: Vaccines for Kids Could Hurt Rather Than Help Fight ...

Ellison is offering a free report, "FREE Vaccine Survival Guide!" on his website, www. ... According to fact sheets from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), vaccines are brimming with toxins. These include ...
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Malaria vaccine to be reality soon

... an unexpected ability to evolve and, therefore, presenting new challenges in the search for treatments. Researchers from The Broad Institute, Arizona State University, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were also part of sequencing.
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Should Sexually Inexperienced Pre-Adolescents Receive the HPV ...

Dr. William Schaffner says there are ample reasons for pre-adolescents to get vaccinated.
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Suffering Stupidity – AGE OF AUTISM - AnneDachel.com » Anne ...

Trivalizing autism even more… HERE. I have noticed a trend among younger entertainers to use the term “autistic” as the new R-word. As it has become socially ...
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Pertussis Cases in El Paso Continues to Rise

EL PASO-The City of El Paso Department of Public Health is asking the public for their help in combating Pertussis as they continue to investigate a large number of cases of the disease, also known as "Whooping Cough." As of July there have been 36 ...
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Sleeping Less May Dampen Vaccine Response

Scientists gave 125 generally healthy men and women the hepatitis B vaccination — two doses one month apart and then a booster six months later. For the seven days surrounding each of the shots, they equipped the participants with sleep-monitoring ...
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Polio virus found in Karachi sewage

The World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday said that polio virus had been found in sewage water samples collected from Gadap town in Pakistan's city of Karachi. A lot of efforts had been made in Gadap town over the past six months to reach every ...
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Jakarta Post

'Why polio still finds 'sanctuary' to hide '

Unlike India, which in January became the latest country to be declared polio-free by the World Health Organisation (WHO), after going a full year without registering a new case, Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan remain endemic due to insecurity, heavy ...
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Pa. woman recovering from meningitis related to West Nile

A Franklin County, Pa., woman is recovering from meningitis related to West Nile virus, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection said Monday in a news release. The woman was hospitalized for the infection that was attributed to West Nile ...
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Protect Your Children Against Cancer

The vaccine was originally just recommended for girls, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends it for boys as well. Most insurance companies cover the Gardasil vaccine. Those who don't have insurance may qualify for a special ...
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County Reminds Parents that 7th Graders Need Vaccinations

However, County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) officials are urging parents to ensure their 11- and 12-year-old children have been immunized against pertussis, also known as whooping cough, before they get back to school. “Immunizations ...
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You Don't Need To Have Sex To Get HPV

The findings support the recommendation to administer the HPV vaccine to girls ages 11 and 12, before many become sexually active, the researchers said. Doctors and parents should not delay HPV vaccination because a teen is not sexually active, they ...
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