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2010-05-04 09:46:00

MILWAUKEE, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Basketball Hall of Famer and former Milwaukee Bucks player Bob Lanier along with current Milwaukee Bucks player and Vaccines for Teens spokesperson Jerry Stackhouse teamed up with NBA Cares and the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) to bring Vaccines for Teens to the Milwaukee community.

2010-04-27 10:24:00

CHICAGO, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The bumps and bruises of childhood can't always be avoided, but there is no reason for children to suffer from any of the infectious diseases that can be prevented by vaccines.

2010-03-25 08:00:00

PHOENIX, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven-time NBA All-Star Grant Hill of the Phoenix Suns teamed up with NBA Cares and the Society for Adolescent Medicine (SAM) today to bring Vaccines for Teens to the Phoenix community.

2010-03-16 08:00:00

ORLANDO, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Basketball Hall of Famer Bob Lanier and Orlando Magic Legend Nick Anderson teamed up with NBA Cares and the Society for Adolescent Medicine (SAM) today to bring Vaccines for Teens to the Orlando community.

2009-10-30 16:59:22

Immunity to whooping cough lasts at least 30 years on average, much longer than previously thought, according to a new study by researchers based at the University of Michigan and the University of New Mexico.

2009-10-30 12:25:00

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- NBA Legend and Basketball Hall of Famer George Gervin teamed up with NBA Cares and the Society for Adolescent Medicine (SAM) today to bring Vaccines for Teens to the San Antonio community.

2009-09-29 10:55:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Many people think whooping cough is a disease of the past, but it's still very much a public health concern today.

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2009-05-26 12:40:00

Researchers said on Tuesday that one in 20 children whose parents do not get them vaccinated against whooping cough catch the highly contagious illness.

2009-05-25 23:01:00

Unvaccinated children are 23 times more likely to get infected with pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, than those who are immunized Go here to watch a video about the study and hear from the lead author and a mom: http://xnet.kp.org/newscenter/videos/index.html DENVER, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Children of parents who refuse vaccines are 23 times more likely to get whooping cough compared to fully immunized children, according to a new study led by a vaccine research team at Kaiser...


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