After Their Puppy Died Of Parvo, Despite Getting Vaccine, Orland Park Family Urges Other Dog Owners To Get Titer Tests“You vaccinate your dog, and you shouldn’t have to worry about it, right?” Laura McKeown said.
Unvaccinated Child From Florida Becomes First Death Of The Flu SeasonA child in Florida has become the first person to die of the flu this season, according to state health officials. State epidemiologists say the child had not been vaccinated and was otherwise healthy before getting sick with the flu.
Doctors: Get The Flu Shot, AnywayThis year's immunization may be only 10 percent effective, but it can still minimize the flu's symptoms and help prevent its spread. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Chicago Animal Care & Control Hosts "Wellness Wednesdays" With Discounted VaccinesPet owners and their furry friends were lined up Wednesday morning at the city’s animal shelter, taking advantage of a program offering discounted veterinary services.
NW Suburban Health Center Not Taking On Unvaccinated Pediatric PatientsA northwest suburban health center will not be taking pediatric patients unless they've been immunized.
Durbin: Politicians Should 'Stop Playing Doctor' On VaccinesIn the face of increasing measles cases in Illinois and elsewhere, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said politicians “to stop playing doctor,” and encouraging parents who choose not to vaccinate their children.
CDC Numbers Show Chicago Students Behind Peers In VaccinationsExperts at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control say roughly 90 percent of children in Chicago have been vaccinated against measles, mumps and rubella.
New Vaccine Requirements For Illinois StudentsIllinois requires students enrolling in school to be up-to-date on immunizations. Students enrolling in kindergarten for the first time in an Illinois school must have an eye exam by a licensed optometrist or a medical doctor.
Science Author's New Book Discusses Ethics Of Cell UseScience author Rebecca Skloot has opened a medical Pandora's box with her book, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.”