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U.S. preteen and teen immunization rates have increased for routinely recommended vaccines, but most teens don't have all immunizations, health officials say.
A new study shows that adolescent immunization rates are far from optimal, and many are missing opportunities to make sure that teenagers receive recommended immunizations.
A free immunization clinic will provide vaccinations required for children attending school. The clinic, at the Allegheny County Health Department's Oakland office at 3441 Forbes Ave., will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. Oct. 15 for students from kindergarten through 12th grade.
By Allison M Heinrichs A free immunization clinic next week will catch children up with vaccinations required for school, the Allegheny County Health Department said today. The clinic, at the Health Department's Oakland office at 3441 Forbes Ave., will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. on Oct.
By DR GARETH SMITH Q MY son always listens to his iPod and I worry he is damaging his hearing but he takes no notice of me. Can you tell him to turn it down? ATHERE has been a lot of research on the dangers of listening to music through headphones and the damage it can cause.
CALAIS - The Blue Devil School Based Health Center will offer adolescent vaccinations to enrolled students. This service will update students' vaccinations before their applying to college or enlistment in the military.
Take Care Health Systems today furthered its role as one of the largest managers of convenient care clinics and commitment to becoming one of the leading providers of vaccination products and services across care settings with the rollout of four more vaccines at Take Care Clinics.
Federal health officials are urging parents to continue to trust vaccine safety as U.S. toddlers got the recommended vaccinations against childhood diseases at record levels in 2007.
At least 90 percent of U.S. children have been vaccinated for all one of the individual vaccines in the recommended series, health officials said. Estimates by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that more than 77 percent of U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- New research further debunks any link between measles vaccine and autism, work that comes as the nation is experiencing a surge in measles cases fueled by children left unvaccinated.
Mumps virus causes mumps which is a common childhood disease characterized by swelling of the parotid glands and other epithelial tissues causing high morbidity in some cases deafness. Infection is currently restricted to humans while the virus is transmitted by direct contact, droplet spread, or via contaminated objects. It is a vaccine preventable disease although significant outbreaks have occurred in recent years in regions with high levels of vaccination. The virus belongs to the genus...