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polio

Patient Story

‘We can make it through this’

Two sisters, 100 and 85, recall past health crises and celebrate their second COVID-19 vaccinations.

Lessons from the polio pandemic

The history of a past virus teaches us a lot about patience, the persistence of public health, and the power of vaccination.

CDC warns of polio-like virus striking U.S. kids

Doctor: 'We need to pay attention to this, because the long-term consequences the children and their parents suffer is immense.'

Time to catch up on reading, writing… and routine shots

Before kids head back to school, make sure they're up to date on their vaccines.

Patient Story

Parkinson’s program gets ‘Big’ results

Woodworker David Smedley—grandpa to 30, great-grandpa to 24—discovers a unique physical therapy program to help him control his tremors.

CDC: Polio nearly vanquished

The world has almost rid itself of this terrible disease—but almost is not good enough, health leaders say.

Patient Story

Hearts, minds and immunity

Medical minds know that vaccinations are critical in keeping children healthy. Can they convince doubting parents?

Open ears, open minds

Policymakers won’t know until next year if a new immunization waiver rule wins over anti-vaccination parents.

To vaccinate, or not to vaccinate? That shouldn’t be the question

People of all ages can protect their health with timely vaccination.

‘V’ is for vaccine. And victory.

Recent poll shows more Americans give vaccines a thumbs up, but younger generations still resist the facts.