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Disease Outbreaks May Not Change Minds of Vaccine Opponents
Study of whooping cough epidemic in Washington state found no rise in immunization of...
- Posted May 5, 2014
Smoke-Free Laws May Help Prevent COPD Hospitalizations
Kentucky patients 22 percent less likely to need to be admitted in counties with...
- Posted April 25, 2014
Measles on Upswing Despite Vaccines’ Effectiveness: CDC
Vaccination has saved thousands of lives, report says, but outbreaks occurring as some people...
- Posted April 24, 2014
Experimental Measles Drug Shows Promise in Animal Trials
If one day approved to treat people with infection, it might reduce their symptoms,...
- Posted April 16, 2014
Measles Cases Linked to U.S. Adoptions of Chinese Children: CDC
The highly infectious illness is still endemic in China, so adopted kids should get...
- Posted April 10, 2014
Hospital-Related Infections Hit Nearly 650,000 Patients in 2011: CDC
Specific source of dangerous germs still unclear in about half of cases
- Posted March 26, 2014
Coordinated Care Helps Elderly With Chronic Diseases
Odds of complications, hospital admissions lower when patients see fewer doctors, says study
- Posted March 17, 2014
2-Mile Daily Walk Might Help Fight COPD
Study found patients who were more active had fewer hospitalizations from lung condition
- Posted March 5, 2014
Sleep Apnea Might Raise Pneumonia Risk: Study
Disrupted nighttime breathing makes getting fluid into the lungs more likely, researchers explain
- Posted March 3, 2014
Blacks Respond Better to German Measles Vaccine, Study Contends
Future immunization research may target specific groups or individuals, scientist says
- Posted February 28, 2014
On-time Use of Routine Vaccine Keeps Kids Out of Hospital
Illnesses rose when measles-mumps-rubella shot was given out of order, Danish study found
- Posted February 25, 2014
Health Tip: Learn the Signs of Whooping Cough
Initial symptoms may mimic a cold
- Posted February 24, 2014
States May Be Getting Stricter on Child Vaccine Exemptions
Study finds bills to expand parental opt-outs are failing, while others to limit them...
- Posted February 11, 2014
Decline of Antibiotic Use Among Kids Seems To Be Leveling Off: Study
Ear infections most common reason for prescriptions in children under 6; trends vary by...
- Posted February 4, 2014