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Polio

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  • St. Joseph Medical Center: A Catholic tradition of reverence, integrity, compassion and excellence

    St. Joseph Medical Center: A Catholic tradition of reverence, integrity, compassion and excellence
    Several times each year, patients suffering from rheumatic fever come to a Baltimore-area hospital for open heart surgery to repair their damaged hearts. They receive world-class medical care at no cost to them, and they and their traveling companions are...
  • Marion Snyder Goldstein, nurse

    Marion Snyder Goldstein, nurse
    Marion Snyder Goldstein, a nurse who supervised operating rooms for decades at the now-closed Children's Hospital on Greenspring Avenue, died Tuesday at Stella Maris assisted living in Timonium. The longtime Baldwin resident was 92. The family was not...
  • Van Deusen named Rotary Club president

    Jay Van Deusen, owner of Van Deusen Construction Company and Rainbow International of Northeast Maryland, has been named President of the Rotary Club of Bel Air. Van Deusen, a member of the 50-person organization for six years, served as president elect...
  • Combinar vacunas podría ayudar a erradicar la polio

    LONDRES (Reuters) - Combinar dos tipos de vacunas de la polio, incluida una que se inyecta en lugar de administrarse de forma oral, parece ofrecer mejor inmunidad y podría acelerar los esfuerzos para erradicar esta enfermedad incapacitante....
  • Combining vaccines may help eradicate polio

    LONDON (Reuters) - Combining two types of polio vaccine, including one that is injected rather than given orally, appears to give better immunity and could speed efforts to eradicate the crippling disease, scientists said on Friday. British and Indian...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford Rotary Has A Banner Year

    This past year eleven new members were inducted into The Rotary Club of Hartford, a new Rotaract Club and scholarship program was started at Capital Community College, and a record breaking year of giving to the Rotary Foundation and the Polio Plus...
  • Vaccines are safe and problems are 'extremely rare,' study says

    Vaccines are safe and problems are 'extremely rare,' study says
    Public health experts have taken a fresh look at the safety records of childhood vaccines and once again pronounced them safe. A systematic review published Tuesday by the journal Pediatrics notes some evidence of “adverse effects” from 11...
  • Vaccines are safe, and kids should get them, study says

    Vaccines are safe, and kids should get them, study says
    Vaccines are "one of the greatest public health achievements of the 20th Century" but their use is "suboptimal" because some parents, worried about their safety, refuse them for their children. Vaccines, however, are safe and adverse reactions...
  • Ask Mr. Dad: Why take any risk on vaccination front?

    Dear Mr. Dad: I am currently deployed and going to miss the birth of my first. As such, my wife and I decided to hire a doula. We found one and really like her, but unfortunately, she is not vaccinated, nor are her own children. We spoke to my wife's OB...
  • Enjoy Beer, Bands, and Brats in Mathews Saturday

    The Mathews Rotary Club is hosting the third annual Beer, Bands, and Brats by the Bay June 21 from 3-8 p.m. Proceeds from the event will go toward the efforts of Rotary International and the Bill and Malinda Gates Foundation to eradicate polio by 2018....
  • CDC: Vaccines given over 20 years prevented 731,700 premature deaths

    CDC: Vaccines given over 20 years prevented 731,700 premature deaths
    How much are childhood vaccines worth to America? Nearly $1.7 trillion, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That dollar figure represents the net savings of 20 years’ worth of vaccines administered to American children...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Thriving anti-vaccine movement sends an alarming message

    It seems the "anti-vaccine" movement is still alive and well and has become a hot topic on Twitter and Facebook again. Unfortunately, much of what I've read on these sites seems to be inaccurate and based on a lot of emotion and very little science....