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Vaccination Debate: As Kentucky requires more immunizations, a Danville mom blames shot for son's firstname.lastname@example.orgConflicting labels are stuck to vaccines — villainous and vital. The majority of Americans credit Edward Jenner’s innovations with preventing countless Americans from getting measles, mumps, rubella, polio and other once-prevalent diseases. ...
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
Once upon a time, not too terribly long ago, getting the chicken pox was practically a rite of passage for kids. But now, nearly 20 years after approval of a vaccine for the varicella virus, which causes the itchy illness, chicken pox is a rarity. A new...
Tribune Media ServicesA recent headline in the Wall Street Journal noted, "More doctors dismissing patients who refuse vaccines for their children." This story was especially interesting to me, as I now only accept new patients who plan to vaccinate their children. This was...
The Indiana State Department of Health has published the school immunization requirements for the 2013-2014 school year for students in grades kindergarten through 12th grade. New requirements include: — For kindergartners through 12th-graders:...
Q: My daughter is 8 years old, but she’s already beginning to develop breast tissue and underarm hair. Isn’t she too young for that? Should I be worried? What should I do about it? A: The good, and possibly surprising, news for you is that...
Concerns are growing about chickenpox in Indiana. Two Terre Haute schools are fighting a chickenpox outbreak—and a Parke County school announced Wednesday that it would exclude students without chickenpox vaccinations. Vigo County health officials...
“For those students who are beginning school for the first time, one of the most important aspects is to help the student understand that school is fun and exciting,” says Chuck Lionberger, APR, Community Relations Specialist for Roanoke...
Back to school can also mean back to germs, breaks, sprains and concussions. While most of us know kids need a good night's sleep and a good breakfast, just what exactly do experts define as "good"? And what other basics should parents put on their...
aberdeen public schools 2012-13 school year Opening day Aug. 21: This will be a half-day of school. Breakfast and lunch will not be served. Students will report to their respective schools as follows: C.C. Lee, Lincoln, May Overby, O.M. Tiffany,...
The Indiana Department of Health has confirmed a chickenpox outbreak at Western School Corp. in Russiaville. Officials say students, faculty, and staff with no history of chickenpox and who haven't received two doses of the chickenpox vaccine will not...
email@example.comDusty Graham and Ruth Thompson sat in the waiting area of Home Care Pharmacy at Hager Park on a recent Thursday morning while the area filled and emptied with people. Graham, 60, and Thompson, 65, both of Hagerstown, met for the first time that morning...
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