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As holiday season approaches, travel consults a good idea  -  22 Nov 2009
Pediatric SuperSiteShe also said checking on measles, mumps, rubella and varicella vaccination is a good idea. Obtaining vaccination records for the adopted child is also a ...

Divergent trends observed in herpes zoster incidence after routine varicella ...  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Pediatric SuperSiteVaccination statuses in both age groups were as follows: Varicella vaccination only — 26% of children younger than 10 (n=154) vs. ...

ACAAI: Gelatin a Culprit in Some Vaccine Reactions  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
MedPage TodayBut two months later, the boy went into anaphylactic shock just minutes after having the combination MMR/varicella vaccination. ...

Relevance of D-dimer Testing in Patients with Venous Malformations  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Archives of DermatologyThey recommend giving an annual influenza immunization, verifying the status of varicella vaccination, and halting the use of aspirin during suspected ...

From the infectious diseases meeting: What's with the vaccine-o-phobia?  -  ‎Oct 31, 2009‎
Science NewsActually, here are just a few peer-reviewed studies documenting cases of shingles following varicella vaccination. Matsubara K, Nigami H, Harigaya H, ...

The Epidemiology of Varicella Zoster Virus Infection in Italy  -  Oct 27, 2008
7thSpace Interactive (press release),Conclusions: The results of this study can contribute to evaluating the options for varicella vaccination. It is possible that in a few years,

Ouray County parents warned of new chickenpox outbreak  -  Oct 28, 2008,Varicella vaccination (or an exemption to vaccination) is required for children of certain ages or grade levels to attend school or childcare in Colorado.

New reminder system for parents  -  Nov 5, 2008
Leader Post,The pneumococcal vaccine is given to children at two, four, six and 18 months and the varicella vaccination, which is given for chicken pox, is given at one

Decade Of Chickenpox Vaccination Has Cut Incidence In US By 90 Per ...  -  Sep 3, 2008
Medical News Today,The US was the first country in 1995 to bring in a single-dose chickenpox (varicella) vaccination program for all children.

Vaccination dramatically cuts childhood disease  -  Sep 2, 2008
Globe and Mail,The study, published in Pediatrics, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, looked at the impact of the chickenpox (varicella) vaccination

FDA Safety Changes: Pulmicort Flexhaler, Atripla, Aptivus  -  Sep 18, 2008
Medscape (subscription)Describe the efficacy of varicella vaccination in children receiving inhaled budesonide therapy for asthma. Identify drug interactions with the efavirenz

Two Shot Schedule Cuts Chickenpox Occurrence By 90%  -  Sep 2, 2008
TheMedGuru,..."The US varicella vaccination program has dramatically reduced varicella incidence and related complications, hospitalizations and deaths," the authors

Chickenpox strikes Carrboro Elementary  -  Sep 11, 2008
The Carrboro Citizen,...did not have a record of their children’s varicella vaccination or proof that they had had chickenpox, they would be kept out of school until Sept. 26.

Pox protection  -  28 May 2008
Malaysia Star,The optimal age for varicella vaccination is between the age of one and two years. The dose recommendation in Japan and many countries is for one dose of

Guidelines Issued on Prevention of Herpes Zoster  -  May 19, 2008
Medscape (subscription)ACIP recommends routine varicella vaccination for all persons aged more than 12 months without evidence of immunity. The vaccine has markedly decreased

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RedOrbit,Winner of a 2008 Mom's Choice Award, the book examines the universal varicella vaccination program, arguing that the vaccines actually leave the population

Implications for Registry-Based Vaccine Effectiveness Studies from ...  -  May 14, 2008
7thSpace Interactive (press release),For 11-17-year-old subjects, discrepancies were also common for MMR, hepatitis B, and varicella vaccination data. Conclusions: Provider records frequently

Health Department encourages vaccinations  -  Apr 2, 2008
Gulf Breeze News,An additional requirement for newly-registered kindergarteners is that children have a second varicella vaccination before being allowed to enter K-five.

Vaccination still on parents' minds  -  Apr 3, 2008
The Salem News,Varicella vaccination can result in very mild cases of chicken pox. Close surveillance and scrutiny of vaccines seek to avoid possible complications.

Chicken Pox At School Raises Fears  -  Apr 9, 2008
Fort Smith Times Record,In 2006, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted to recommend routine two-dose varicella vaccination for children. In one study, children who

Metro Briefing  -  Jan 31, 2008
Press-Register -,In a letter given to students, Eichold recommended that those who have previously received a varicella vaccination get a second dose.

Chickenpox Outbreak  -  Jan 30, 2008
WKRG-TV,...given to students at the school to take home today, he recommends that students who have previously received a varicella vaccination get a second dose.

Health Department waives chickenpox vaccine requirement  -  Nov 26, 2007
Hattiesburg American,The Mississippi State Department of Health is waiving the two-dose requirement for the varicella vaccination (chickenpox vaccine) for children entering

Immunization Gets New Attention From Internists  -  Oct 18, 2007
MedPage Today,The annual revision also expanded varicella vaccination recommendations to include all adults with no evidence of immunity and renewed emphasis on flu shots

Internists endorse 2007-08 adult immunization schedule and publish ...  -  Oct 18, 2007
EurekAlert (press release),Vaccination for varicella (chickenpox) is now recommended for all adults with no evidence of immunity to varicella. Vaccination for zoster (shingles) has

OCHD may receive shingles vaccination  -  Sep 27, 2007
Newszap Florida,By Lorna Jablonskim Okeechobee News A vaccination will soon become available through the Okeechobee County Health Department to help prevent shingles in

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