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Many local children exempt from vaccinations

...Those diseases include measles, mumps, polio, varicella (chickenpox), hepatitis A and B, diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus. However, any of the district's nearly 9,000 students can provide a notarized document exempting them from being vaccinated...
Price tag for medical treatment keeps growing

...8 inch to 3/16 inch. The charges for all this was: use of the emergency room for approximately 2 hours, $371.27; a tetanus shot from the pharmacy $105.90; administration, i.e. give me the shot, was $50.09; and estimated insurance due...
Cal Thomas: Constitution 'central to our way of life'

...entry are children who have not been vaccinated for certain types of diseases, including mumps, measles, rubella, polio, tetanus and diphtheria toxoids, pertussis, influenza type B and hepatitis B, and any other vaccinations for preventable diseases...

...Ahh, lockjaw, the bane of summer-loving children. It was much scarier to be warned of lockjaw than of its real name, tetanus, and for good reason. It got into the body through wounds, especially rusty nails, and it once killed a boy somewhere who...
Former school nurse pleads guilty to tampering

...between January 2012 to February 2012.All students in Alaska schools are required to "be immunized against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, measles, mumps, rubella and Hepatitis A and B, unless exempt for medical or religious reasons...

...playing around semi-sharp objects while your so peeved about the weather changing again. We're down to our last case of tetanus vaccine and pressure bandages so be careful.""I'm not 'peeved' about anything." I snorted. "Peeved is what I feel...
Health clinics offer back-to-school shots

...283-3633 Sterling Head Start 260-7446 A child also must be fully immunized as required by law, with DTAP (diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis, or whooping cough) against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), MMR (measles, mumps and...
Refuge Notebook: Common weed plantain a wonderful healing herb

...boot and deep into the ball of the foot. This happened in a barn with horses, so the risk of tetanus was high. The woman however had had a tetanus shot within 10 years and refused to go to the ER for another shot or treatment, which might have...
New shot requirements begin: Varicella (chickenpox) vaccination goes into effect July 1 immunization regulations require that students who need a 10 year Td (tetanus/diphtheria) booster, typically at age 14-16, receive Tdap vaccine (tetanus/diphtheria/acellular pertussis). Outbreaks of pertussis, or whooping...
Painful pursuit: Getting hooked on the Kenai River

...remove a hook from human flesh. That was also how I learned that after doctors complete their necessary ministrations -- the tetanus shot, the local anesthetic, the extraction of hook, the writing of script for antibiotic -- they give the caught-and-now-released...


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