A Colorado task force recommended educating parents about the risks of not vaccinating their children before allowing them to claim a personal exemption from the requirement.
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December 12, 2013
November 14, 2013
H.R. 2094 will reward schools for stocking epinephrine, the drug used to stop allergy attacks.
November 05, 2013
Child health advocates are hoping Sesame Street can help push back against the fast-food industry.
November 01, 2013
Congress passed a law today that would prioritize certain grant funding based on how prepared schools are for severe allergy attacks.
September 19, 2013
The bill would not, at least in theory, affect households with children, but would grant certain benefits to schools.
September 12, 2013
Michelle Obama, along with the Partnership for a Healthier America, has launched "Drink Up," a new campaign that pushes people to drink more water.
August 07, 2013
The study shows no change over the previous decade in the exposure of children with asthma to secondhand smoke, although children without asthma had better luck.
August 01, 2013
Peanut allergies affect one of every 100 people. How did that turn into an epidemic?
July 31, 2013
A bill that passed the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday directs the Department of Education to give higher asthma-grant priority to states that also take measures to address anaphylaxis.
July 15, 2013
A new study adds further clout to the idea that dropouts are a national problem, not a personal one—because they cost the medical system money.