| Oct 10, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Months before U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann blasted an HPV vaccine mandate as a “government injection” during a heated Republican presidential primary debate, a suburban Chicago …...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 9:35 PM
It's too bad we have to wait until Nov. 9 for the next GOP presidential debate, because a federal advisory commission just breathed new life into the tiff over vaccinating kids to prevent sexually transmitted disease....
| Nov 13, 2011
| 9:36 PM
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| Nov 18, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Bachmann's campaign, can be described as suffering from death by a thousand gaffes. So it's fitting, perhaps, that Bachmann's latest and best gaffe is that she hasn't had any....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 7:16 AM
WASHINGTON — Backpack. Notebooks. Whooping cough shot?
If you haven't worried about back-to-school shots since your tween or teen was entering kindergarten, better put vaccines on the to-do list.
Older kids need a few new immunizations starting at...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 4:10 PM
Nearly two weeks after announcing his presidential bid, Texas Gov. Rick Perry has displayed Texas-size ambition and signs of early success in raising the large sums necessary for a national campaign. But unlike other candidates, Perry may not have ready...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 1:04 PM
| Oct 26, 2011
| 6:42 AM
Last year Virginia Beach resident Tonya McKinney insisted that her teen-aged son get the HPV vaccine that the CDC then recommended for girls. Both her son and daughter received the vaccine which protects against human papilloma virus that can cause...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 2:21 PM
In 2008, Kirk Forbes daughter, Kristen, died of cervical cancer. She contracted the Human Papillomavirus, or HPV. She was just 23, and had just graduated from college. After her death, the Forbes wrote a book, "Love, Kristen."
"It was meant to be a...