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2 hrs ago | Stanford

Our aging immune systems are still in business, but increasingly thrown out of balance

Stanford immunologist Jorg Goronzy , MD, told me a few years ago that a person's immune response declines slowly but surely starting at around age 40. "While 90 percent of young adults respond to most vaccines, after age 60 that response rate is down to around 40-45 percent," he said.


Related Topix: Allergy and Immunology, Medicine, Health

6 hrs ago | NY1

City Health Commissioner Offers School Vaccination Tips

NY1 VIDEO: With the start of the school year just around the corner, parents are making sure their children are properly supplied-but what about properly vaccinated? NY1's Erin Billups sat down with City Health Commissioner Mary Bassett to discuss what parents should know about vaccinations as the first day approaches.


Related Topix: Health

Tue Aug 26, 2014

What's New on Olentangy's Web Site

Health Heroes Influenza Vaccinations Sept. 8-9

The Olentangy Local Schools is partnering with Health Heroes, Inc . to offer all district students and staff the opportunity to receive a FluMistA Quadrivalent vaccine while in school September 8-9, 2014.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Influenza

Congressman Posey discusses autism, vaccines and lack of CDC...

One of the last remaining patriots serving in public office is pushing for new legislation that would mandate side-by-side comparisons of autism rates in vaccinated versus unvaccinated children.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health, Autism, Representative Bill Posey, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Mumps

CBS Local

CDC: Pregnant Women Should Get Flu Shot

A couple of major organizations have gotten together to make a big recommendation.


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Robesonian

Rabies progam off to slow start

The Robesonian These two dogs, including Lady on the right, prepare to get vaccinated for rabies at Pembroke Fire Department on Monday.


Related Topix: Health, Fire, Robeson County, NC, Pets, Ferrets

Revealed: Worst child vaccination regions

Dr Samuel Katz of Duke university and co-creator of the measles vaccine talks about the terrible virus.

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Related Topix: Health, Autism

Science Daily

Expanding age of eligibility for measles vaccination could increase childhood survival in Africa

Expanding the age of eligibility for measles vaccination from 12 to 15 months could have potentially large effects on coverage in Africa, according to a new report.


Related Topix: Health, Princeton University, Family, Kids

Autism caused by MMR vaccine: CDC cover-up exposed by CDC whistleblower

Autism rates are increasing drastically and so is the $52 billion vaccine industry.


Related Topix: Health, Autism, Mumps

KLIQ-FM Hastings

How to Turn Scary Vaccinations into Little Vacations

Bringing your kids to the doctor's office for vaccinations doesn't have to be an ordeal, according to Columbia University nurse practitioner Rita John.


Related Topix: Health, Family, Kids

The Wichita Eagle

Vaccination during pregnancy: What you need to know

Immunization of a mother both before and during pregnancy is important to protect the baby and the mother.


Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Chickenpox, Medicine, Influenza


First badgers vaccinated against TB

Volunteers have vaccinated the first badgers in East Sussex against bovine tuberculosis in a campaign to help control the disease in the county.


Related Topix: Health, East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom,

Medical News

Recommendation by physician could halve racial disparity in who gets flu shot

Doctors should make a point of offering a flu vaccine to their patients. A simple reminder could considerably reduce the number of racial and ethnic minorities who currently do not vaccinate themselves against this common contagious respiratory illness.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Influenza, Travel, Switzerland Travel, Europe Travel

The Bennington Banner

Vt. Dept. of Health: Start of school year a good time for updating vaccinations

According to the Vermont Department of Health, back-to-school season is the perfect time to make sure children are up-to-date on their vaccinations.


Related Topix: Health, Vermont, Vermont Government, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chickenpox, Mumps

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Shortage in TB jab means newborns are unprotected

HUNDREDS of newborns missed out on the vaccine to prevent TB and are having to be given "catch-up" jabs.


Related Topix: Health

The Times of Israel

Health workers too close to make vaccination call: study

Health workers are crucial to the ongoing international effort to deal with outbreak of Ebola centered in West Africa.


Related Topix: Health, Israel, World News, Middle East, Medicine, Nursing, Bird Flu

KXII-TV Sherman

Dog owners warned to get Parvovirus vaccine

The virus is spread orally through fecal matter, that can be spread through grass, dirt, hair or even someone's shoe.


Related Topix: Health, Denison, TX

Fox News

Back-to-school vaccinations: Is your child protected?

As millions of American children head back to school, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reminding parents of the importance of vaccinations by declaring August "National Immunization Awareness Month."


Related Topix: Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pediatrics, Medicine, Mumps, Chickenpox, Influenza


Officials worry over rise in unvaccinated children

Iowa officials are concerned over the increase in parents choosing not to vaccinate their children.

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Related Topix: Health

KAAL-TV Austin

Iowa Worried About Rise in Unvaccinated Children

The Des Moines Register reports parents received vaccination exemptions in the 2012-13 school year for nearly 8,000 children.


Related Topix: Health