vaccine

To vax or not to vax: You may not have a choice

A new California state law requires children to be fully vaccinated by fall, 2016, if starting school or transitioning to a new school. Though the law has been a hot topic of debat ...

Reader Input: Vaccine bill a no-brainer

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that Senate Bill 277 on vaccination is in the best interests of millions of California schoolchildren. Are the flawed beliefs ...

Reader Input: Big Pharma doesn’t want this known

I feel it is time to put the issue of forced vaccinations for children (or even adults) in perspective in the context of the current debate. First, I’m concerned about abol ...

Reader Input: Wishing all a sick-free year

Re: “Flu season arrives early,” Journal, Dec. 5: I think it is extremely important that this article is on the front page. The flu is very serious, especially to me, ...

Reader Input: Spread truth about the flu season

Yes, flu season is upon us (“Flu bug arrives early,” Journal, Dec. 5). And while I’m sure Dr. (Glenn) Barney is a great chiropractor, his information on the flu v ...

Give vaccines by choice

Medical decisions should be based on a risk/benefit evaluation. With 40 years of experience as an R.N. and N.P., it is my opinion that the government is dealing fast and loose with ...

Government hides mercury dangers

Once again the government minions are lying or have been duped into believing their own corrupt advisers and agencies such as the FDA (re: Associated Press article about a fede ...

Placer County bringing H1N1 vaccine to students

Usually it’s frowned upon when children stick things up their noses. That wasn’t the case Tuesday morning, when Auburn Elementary students patiently waited their turns in the ...

Take care with flu vaccine

On a recent CBS News graphic of the actual cases of H1N1, it showed that not only are most cases of suspected flu-like illnesses not H1N1 influenza, they’re not influenza at all, ...

10-Point Checkup: H1N1 flu in Placer County widespread, vaccine on way

1. Waiting for vaccine. Placer County was initially expecting its first big delivery in mid-October of 36,000 doses. It’s now not expected until the first week of November and ma ...

Heads up: Time to get that flu shot

It’s time to prepare for flu season and both Placer County Community Health and Raley’s offer residents the opportunity to get their flu vaccine. For the Oct. 16 drive-through ...