Tag Archives: Concerns

Teen gets vaccinated despite parents' concerns: 'I was doing it for my safety and the safety of others'

Now 18, the Ohio resident never got a flu shot or the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine as a boy. He never had the experience of going to the pediatrician, getting pricked in the arm with a needle and then receiving a lollipop or ice cream cone afterward. “I had grown up with my mom… Read More »

Don't eat romaine lettuce, CDC urges amid E. coli concerns

Thirty-two people, including 13 who have been hospitalized, have been infected with the outbreak strain in 11 states, according to the CDC. One of the hospitalized people developed hemolytic uremic syndrome, a potentially life-threatening form of kidney failure. No deaths have been reported. People have become sick in California, Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, New… Read More »