Story | Sep 5, 2014 | 5:40 PM
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Story | Sep 20, 2014More than three-quarters of Americans believe vaccines for such diseases as measles, mumps, and whooping cough should be mandatory for children, a new Harris poll finds. The margin increases with age, with 88 percent of respondents over 69 years old and 83 percent of those 50 to 68 voicing support. People who remember the scourge of polio and who themselves may have suffered through such "childhood diseases" as mumps are, not surprisingly, more likely to want vaccines required for kids.
Story | Aug 13, 2014 | 5:00 AM
August is National Immunization Awareness Month, a time doctors and health professionals use to educate the public about the importance of staying current on necessary vaccinations. Dr. Joseph Zebley, a family physician based in Baltimore City, said the...
Story | Jul 3, 2014 | 2:48 PM
ANNAPOLIS -- The county Health Department will hold shingles vaccine clinics for seniors next week. County residents ages 60 and older can attend one of two clinics offered in the county: - Monday -- Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew St. - Tuesday --...
Story | Jul 1, 2014 | 2:03 PM