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Measles Vaccine Has Benefit Beyond MeaslesChild death rates dropped significantly with introduction of the measles vaccine and, new research indicates the vaccine protects against other infections as well.
I-TEAM: Salem County Gave Children Wrong Vaccines; 2-Year-Old Boy Received Double Dose of Cervical Cancer Prevention VaccineOperations of the “Shots for Tots” clinic have been suspended by the Health Department at this time.
Things Get Heated At Meeting Over Controversial Vaccine Bill In New JerseyMore 100 people filled the Assembly Health and Senior Services committee hearing Monday to oppose a bill making it tougher to get religious exemptions from vaccinations.
Health: Vaccination MistakesFlu shots and other vaccines save lives, but if a shot isn't given the right way, it could leave you with debilitating shoulder and arm pain. Are you more likely to have a problem depending on where you get a shot?
NJ Assemblyman Concerned About Christie's Comments Regarding VaccinationsNew Jersey Assemblyman Dr. Herb Conaway (D) told WPHT midday host Dom Giordano that he was “concerned that the chief public health officer for the state of New Jersey seems equivocated on an important issue such as vaccinations.”
La Salle Nursing Professor: Not Getting Your Children Vaccinated 'Endangers The Health Of Your Community'Governor Chris Christie and Senator Rand Paul have both gotten in hot water as of late for their comments on vaccines.
Making The Vaccination Process A Little Easier For KidsNo one likes to get a shot, but vaccinations are required by school districts. Parents and pediatricians can make it easier for kids to suffer through the pain.
Whooping Cough Still WidespreadMost people who have heard of pertussis, or whooping cough think it was eradicated 30 years ago. Not so.
Meningitis B Vaccinations Top 3K At Princeton Princeton University reports more than 3,300 students have received meningitis B vaccinations since a mass vaccination got underway on campus Monday.
Study: Childhood Vaccines Are SafeThe Institute of Medicine, or IOM, has looked at the safety of childhood vaccines and a panel of experts reviewed their findings.
Time To Get Flu Shot Is Now, Says CDCThe signs are everywhere -- "Get your flu shot here!" -- and every supermarket, pharmacy, and clinic is offering the vaccination to keep you from getting sick.
Student Vaccination Rates Up Around CountryData from the Centers for Disease Control shows that parents are getting their kids vaccinated before school starts.