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  1. Guess what? Flu vaccines don’t cause the flu

    Believe it or not, the 2017–2018 flu season is around the corner. And Stanford Children’s Health experts are sending a reminder that the best way to protect your children from the virus is with a flu vaccine. “Flu vaccines are safe and do not contribute to catching the flu,” said David Wanderman, MD, a Stanford Children’s Health pediatrician ...Read More…
  2. NY Lawmaker Calls For Expanded Access To Hepatitis A Vaccine

    Wibx950.com - Utica 10.06 / 17:12 wibx950.com
    A New York state lawmaker says the state should make it easier for members of the public to become vaccinated against Hepatitis A. Continue…
  3. SF Health officials step up efforts to vaccinate homeless residents against Hepatitis A

    Missionlocal.org - San - Francisco 10.06 / 08:28 missionlocal.org
    As Hepatitis A outbreaks have appeared among homeless residents elsewhere in the state, San Francisco is ramping up efforts to prevent an outbreak here offering free vaccines to the homeless as well as stepped up efforts this month that will include pop-up clinics and more outreach in the camps. Jesse Ballinger-Wydle, a homeless veteran living in SOMA, said he was unaware of the outbreak until health department workers stopped…
  4. Free Flu Vaccines Available in Harrison Today

    Hometowndailynews.com - Missouri (MO) 10.06 / 05:16 hometowndailynews.com
      by Shannon Cay   HARRISON, Ark. – Free flu vaccinations are available at the Eagle Heights Baptist Church in Harrison today. The Boone County Health Unit of the Arkansas Department of Health will offer the v…
  5. Twitter Fueling Anti-Vaccine Sentiment

    Disabilityscoop.com - Health 10.06 / 04:36 disabilityscoop.com
    An online chorus linking some immunizations to autism has gained momentum via Twitter, a new study shows, with most of the negative comments coming from select areas of the…
  6. Mother Believes Jail Time Is Worth Protecting Her Son from Vaccines

    Apextribune.com - Health 10.06 / 03:03 apextribune.com
    A Michigan mother refused to betray her beliefs in front of a judge. The woman is of the opinion that vaccinations would harm her son more than improving his wellbeing. Therefore, the court decided to punish woman’s refusal to provide her child health care with jail time. The Michigan Mother Had One Year at Her […] The post Mother Believes Jail Time Is Worth Protecting Her Son from Vaccines appeared first on Apex T…
  7. Flu vaccine clinic is Friday

    Guardonline.com - Local 10.06 / 02:06 guardonline.com
    A countywide mass flu vaccination clinic will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the Independence County Health Unit, 120 Weaver Ave. in Batesville. People should bring their insurance cards with them. If they do not have insurance, or the insurance does not cover flu shots, the vaccine will be available at…
  8. Michigan mom jailed for not vaccinating 9-year-old son

    7online.com - New York 10.04 / 21:56 7online.com
    An Oakland County judge told Rebecca Bredow on Wednesday that she violated an agreement to have the procedure done. Her ex-husband wanted their son vaccinated, but Bredow is the primary…
  9. Michigan mom jailed for not vaccinating 9-year-old son

    Abc7chicago.com - Chicago 10.04 / 21:44 abc7chicago.com
    An Oakland County judge told Rebecca Bredow on Wednesday that she violated an agreement to have the procedure done. Her ex-husband wanted their son vaccinated, but Bredow is the primary…
  10. Ferndale mom jailed for refusing to vaccinate son

    A Ferndale mother was handcuffed Wednesday in an Oakland County courtroom and sent to a jail for seven days for failing to follow an agreement to have her 9-year-old son vaccinated.Oakland County Circuit Judge Karen McDonald noted that Rebecca Bredow, 40, agreed to the immunization last…
  11. Michigan mom jailed for ignoring deal to vaccinate son

    Fox17online.com - Michigan 10.04 / 18:06 fox17online.com
    PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit woman was handcuffed Wednesday and sent to a jail for seven days for failing to follow an agreement to have her 9-year-old son vaccinated. An Oakland County judge noted that Rebecca Bredow agreed to the immunization last November. Her ex-husband wanted their son vaccinated, but Bredow is the primary caregiver. “I understand you love your children. But what I don’t think you understand is that your son has two parents, and dad gets […
  12. Michigan mom jailed for ignoring deal to vaccinate son

    Wgntv.com - Illinois 10.04 / 18:04 wgntv.com
    PONTIAC, Mich. — A suburban Detroit woman was handcuffed Wednesday and sent to a jail for seven days for failing to follow an agreement to have her 9-year-old son vaccinated. An Oakland County judge noted that Rebecca Bredow agreed to the immunization last November. Her ex-husband wanted their son vaccinated, but Bredow is the primary caregiver. “I understand you love your children. But what I don’t think you understand is that your son has two parents, and dad gets a […
  13. Mother sentenced to jail time for going against court order, not vaccinating son

    Kfor.com-OK 10.04 / 16:53 kfor.com
    DETROIT, Mich. – A Michigan mother will spend several days in jail after she refused to get her son vaccinated. “I would rather sit behind bars standing up for what I believe in, than giving in to something I strongly don’t believe in,”  Rebecca Bredow  told WXYZ Bedrow had one week to get her 9-year-old son vaccinated, according to an order by an Oakland County judge. If she did not comply with the order, she would be thrown in jail. Last month, she said that she […]…
  14. Mom Jailed For Not Vaccinating 9-Year-Old Son

    A woman has been ordered to jail for seven days for failing to have her 9-year-old son…
  15. Oakland County Woman Ordered To Jail After Refusing To Vaccinate Her Son

    Detroit.cbslocal.com - Michigan 10.04 / 15:09 detroit.cbslocal.com
    "I think it's horrific; to me it's a worst case scenario," her husband…
  16. Study: ACA may be factor in improved HPV vaccination rates

    Georgiahealthnews.com - Health 10.04 / 14:05 georgiahealthnews.com
    Human papillomavirus is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. It’s so common that the CDC estimates most people will contract it at some point in their lives, and recommends all 11- and 12-year-olds get vaccinated. The most dangerous strains can cause cervical and other cancers. But HPV vaccination rates are on the rise, and a new study suggests the Affordable Care Act may have helped spark the uptick. National statistics show that HPV vaccination rates inc…
  17. Rauner gets flu shot; state promotes vaccinations

    Wjbc.com - Illinois 10.04 / 13:39 wjbc.com
    Gov. Bruce Rauner is practicing what he preaches when it comes to preparing for the arrival of flu…
  18. Michigan mom faces jail for not vaccinating her son

    Babwnews.com - Health 10.04 / 13:19 babwnews.com
    A mother in Michigan is refusing to vaccinate because she fears it puts her son at risk of autism, and now she may go to jail as a…
  19. Anti-vaccine sentiment surging on Twitter: Study

    Bgr.in - Gadgets 10.04 / 13:16 bgr.in
    People living in the US who believe that vaccines cause autism or other developmental disorders are increasingly using Twitter to spread anti-vaccine sentiment in the country, researchers have found. For two decades anti-vaccine activists in the US have suggested that certain vaccines can lead to autism. There has been a surge in the tweets falsely linking life-saving vaccines to autism in recent years. However, these Twitter posts are not a representative sample of overall public opinion,…
  20. Kenya: Catholic Cleric Slams Odinga Over Tetanus Vaccine

    Allafrica.com -Health 10.04 / 09:37 allafrica.com
    [Nation] The Catholic Health Commission of Kenya has criticised Nasa leader Raila Odinga over a claim that the tetanus vaccine given to women of reproductive age was secretly laced with a hormone said to cause…