vaccination

Judge rules against unvaccinated Ky. teen

A Kentucky judge rejected the claims made by a teenager who sued his local health department for temporarily barring students at his school who aren't immune against chickenpox from attending classes and participating in extracurricular activities.

Study looks at anti-vaxers and Facebook

In the ongoing -- and sometimes vicious -- vaccination debates online, pediatricians who are vocal vaccine advocates have become frequent targets of anti-vaxers.

Why polio outbreaks still happen

If polio is near extinction, why do outbreaks still pop up in places where the disease was thought to be long gone? The answer is complicated.