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1 min ago | Missourian
The Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services will administer free vaccines from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at its clinic at 1005 W. Worley St. Students ages 11 through 26 are eligible for the free vaccinations.
4 hrs ago | Scientific American
The latest outbreak of Ebola virus in west Africa is the worst ever - as of Monday, it had infected more than 1,200 people and claimed at least 672 victims since this spring.
In the 1990s, a new acellular pertussis vaccine was introduced in the United States and other countries.
'It would seem obvious that, as a community, we should take on this scourge with all guns blazing,' says Brian Rudman.
Reporting in PLOS Medicine, researchers found that for every 1,000 children who received the vaccine, an average of 800 cases of illness could be prevented.
Parents are urged to have their children vaccinated against chickenpox after a survey found many were avoiding it because they thought people were better off developing natural immunity to the highly contagious disease.
More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine The increase isn't much of a bump, the government reported Thursday.
It's that time of year again. The school supplies are back in stores and the new fall clothing lines have filled the racks, signifying that the return of school is right around the corner.
The MPR Daily Dose website had an article on Sunday, July 27, 2014 titled Clinicians Not Recommending HPV Vaccine Enough to Parents .
School pupils in South Yorkshire will be among 700,000 youngsters across the country to receive a free flu vaccine this winter.
We're about five weeks from the start of school and health officials said there's no better time to check on your kids' vaccinations.
A Texas epidemiologist said Central American children crossing the southwest border pose little if any threat when it comes to spreading disease.
In May, the Tennessean reported on a truly shocking medical problem. Seven infants, aged between seven and 20 weeks old, had arrived at Vanderbilt University's Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital over the past eight months with a condition called "vitamin K deficiency bleeding," or VKDB.
Pools can provide much-needed relief from the summer heat, but kids can make themselves sick if they swallow too much chlorinated water, experts warn.
In May, the Tennessean reported on a truly shocking medical problem. Seven infants, aged between seven and 20 weeks old, had arrived at Vanderbilt University's Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital over the past eight months with a condition called " vitamin K deficiency bleeding ," or VKDB .
With less than a month to go before the start of the new school year, many parents are preparing to pack their children's book bags with pencils, folders and notebooks.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 11:07 am
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