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Frequently Asked Questions About Measles

With the recent measles outbreak at Disneyland, many people have had questions about the spread of measles in the U.S. Here are...

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People Not Vaccinated For Measles Urged To Avoid Disneyland

California health officials issue the warning after measles outbreaks reported at Disney’s Southern California theme parks.

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High Concentrations Of Unvaccinated Kids In Sacramento Area

A new study shows that there are extremely high concentrations of unvaccinated children in northern California, with three of the top five clusters of unvaccinated kids in our area.

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Measles Scare Closes San Diego Clinic

Several people showed up at the clinic with fevers and rashes, prompting health officials to shut down in case it turns out to be a measles outbreak.

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

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Uncommon Diseases Making Comeback As Parents Don’t Vaccinate Children

On Wednesday, at least nine measles cases were tied to Disneyland visits. Health officials say in that outbreak, one person came to the park and infected others. But doctors say in many cases, the spread could have been prevented.

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Officials: 9 People Got Measles On Trips To Disney’s California Parks

State health officials say seven Californians and two people in Utah have confirmed cases of measles likely contracted on a trip to Disney theme parks in California in December.

Hospitals Struggle To Treat High Number Of EHEC Patients

US Moves To End Ban On Blood Donations By Gay Men

Federal health officials are recommending an end to the nation’s lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, a 31-year-old policy that many medical groups and gay activists say is no longer justified.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?