Thursday, September 11, 2014 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—Whooping cough is often thought of as a disease of the past but, unfortunately, it’s making a comeback. To provide yourself and your family with the best protection, get vaccinated against the disease.
Friday, September 2, 2011 12:00 am
In Lodi, few students were sent home Thursday for not complying
with new immunization requirements set by the state.
Friday, August 12, 2011 7:58 am
Dear Pharmacist: My 88-year old mother-in-law
takes an herb from a flower. It’s called Vinpocetine. She is as
sharp as a tack and has the memory of a 20-year old. She credits
this flower pill for it. I’m only 50 and I can’t remember certain
words or events in my own life. Have you heard of this, and can it
help everyone with memory loss?
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 12:00 am
There will be a free Tdap booster immunization clinic from 10
a.m. to 2 p.m. next Wednesday at McCaffrey Middle School.
Monday, August 8, 2011 12:00 am
Dear Jennifer: My son starts kindergarten in
Galt later this month and I'm confused about what vaccines he must
have. We didn't keep up to date with his regular immunization
Saturday, August 6, 2011 12:00 am
When Galt Joint Union Elementary School District holds a free
booster immunization clinic later this month, it will cost
taxpayers next to nothing.
Thursday, July 14, 2011 12:00 am
A law expected to be heard on the State Senate floor today could
extend a whooping cough immunization deadline set by the state last
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 12:00 am
Hundreds of students in seventh through 12th grade could be
prohibited from starting school in August unless they show proof of
receiving Tdap, the booster shot for tetanus, diphtheria and
pertussis, or whooping cough.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 12:00 am
Beginning July 1 and beyond, all students entering the seventh
grade will need proof of a Tdap booster shot before starting
school, under new immunization requirements for students entering
school in the fall.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 12:00 am
There are new 2011 pertussis (or whooping cough) immunization
requirements for students for the 2011-12 school year only. All
students entering seventh through 12th grades will need proof of a
Tdap booster shot before starting school in the fall.
Saturday, July 24, 2010 12:00 am
Dear Straight Talk: I’m 16. Does anyone have
advice for how to get off caffeine? Every day I need a coffee or
energy drink fix, usually more than once. I feel so sluggish
without them. It’s summer and I’d like to clean up my act.
Sunday, July 11, 2010 11:05 pm
Whooping cough, also called pertussis, has killed five infants
across California since the beginning of the year. The alarming
rates have caused state health officials to claim the worst
outbreak of the disease in 50 years.
Friday, August 7, 2009 10:00 pm
Although county health officials do not plan to meet with local
school districts until the end of the month to discuss swine flu
guidelines, the government on Friday released a list of new steps
to deal with the outbreak that has already killed more than 50 in
Friday, June 20, 2008 10:00 pm
Q: I've been filling in for my brother at work
these last two weeks, but it's not the most enjoyable task for me.
He's fighting off a skin infection and has been to several doctors.
He's getting better, but not fast enough for me! Any suggestions?
- CC Lawrenceburg, Tenn.
Tuesday, April 12, 2005 10:00 pm
The presidential commission looking into the cluelessness of
U.S. intelligence regarding weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in
Iraq recently issued its report to banner headlines that should
cause every member of the American military to take a long second
look at the need for -- not to mention the safety of -- the
big-bucks "emergency" anthrax vaccination program still being
pushed by the Department of Defense (DOD).
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