| Sep 8, 2011
| 4:36 AM
Republican presidential candidates--8 of them--debate under the wings of Ronald Reagan's Air Force One, but it's mostly the Rick Perry Mitt Romney show....
| Dec 7, 2010
It's flu season: Time to get your flu shot.
For many adults and their doctors, if they discuss immunizations at all, the conversation ends there. It shouldn't. There are several vaccines that adults need, depending on their age and risk factors, to...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 8:21 AM
I generally am willing to allow political candidates considerable leeway on what they say or promise during a campaign. We all know something about the value of political promises. Nonetheless there must be limits on what candidates can be allowed to...
| Oct 10, 2011
Caroline Hess isn't conflicted when it comes to the Gardasil vaccine to protect against cervical cancer.
"I think it should be mandated," the TCU freshman, said.
Hess says her mother made her get the shot when she was 14, but Hess says she supports...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 6:25 AM
A vaccine recommended for pre-teen girls requires three trips to the doctor in six months. That's not exactly convenient for some families. Now, new research suggests the time frame may not need to be so tight.
Volnesha Bonner is 13-years-old. She's...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 5:01 PM
SACRAMENTO (KTLA) -- Gov. Jerry Brown tackled a cluster of bills Sunday, among them a law that will now allow minors to get vaccinated for sexually transmitted diseases without their parents' consent.
Authored by Assemblywoman Toni Atkins (D-San Diego),...
| Dec 22, 2010
| 1:16 PM
Gardasil, the vaccine that can prevent most cases of cervical cancer in girls, has won the FDA's blessing as a vaccine to prevent anal cancer, a rare but growing diagnosis in the United States.
The drug agency's approval for Gardasil as an anal cancer...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 12:22 AM
For the religious right, it’s usually about sex in one way or another.
This Gardasil battle between Republican presidential nomination frontrunner Rick Perry and lower-level contenders Rick Santorum and Michele Bachmann is largely about sex,...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 8:51 PM
COSTA MESA — Though she drew a fraction of Texas Gov. Rick Perry's crowd in Newport Beach last week, Rep. Michele Bachmann's supporters showed no signs of losing faith at the Orange County Fairgrounds on Friday.
About 150 to 200 supporters came...
| Sep 14, 2011
Presidential debates are often the birthplace of catchphrases that outlive the race in question—and sometimes the candidates themselves. Sarah Palin's "you betcha," Al Gore's "fuzzy math," and Lloyd Bentsen's "Senator, you are no Jack Kennedy"...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 11:23 AM
In his presidential campaign, Mitt Romney has one big disadvantage: his Massachusetts health care program, which looks a lot like Obama's national plan. But he has one big advantage that is probably becoming apparent to Rick Perry: He's done this before....
| Sep 14, 2011
GovernorRick Perry came under fire for a 2007 Executive Order he issued to have preteens vaccinated for HPV.
Wednesday morning, Perry met with more than 8,000 students at Virginia's Liberty University, the world's largest Christian university....