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Michigan Tightens Rules For Childhood Vaccinations

Rules that take effect Jan. 1 require parents to take extra steps to refuse the required shots for their children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2014

Mich. Has High Rate Of Parents Refusing Vaccines

Less than 72 percent of young children and 63 percent of Michigan adolescents are fully immunized, according to the Michigan State Medical Society.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2013

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Upcoming Clinics Offer Affordable Pet Care

The Michigan Humane Society will host clinics offering low-cost vaccinations and microchipping.

CBS Detroit–03/31/2013

Amanda Peet gave birth to daughter Frances Pen in February of 2007. (Photo credit AXEL SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Actress Amanda Peet Says Kids Need A Shot At Life

Amanda Peet is best known for her work in movies and television. But the actress is taking on a new role as Ambassador for the United Nations “Shot @ Life” campaign. Peet tells WWJ she wants to make sure kids in the U.S. and around the world receive the immunizations they need.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2012

Michigan Report Shows Decline In Chickenpox, Mumps

Michigan health officials say a preliminary report of disease case counts from 2011 indicates childhood vaccination programs are effective

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2012

College Life Can Mean Conditions For Meningitis Greater

Students living in residence halls – where they are more likely to share personal items – should be especially cautious.

11/14/2011

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Wayne County Offers Flu Shot Clinics For Residents

As a preventive health measure, the Wayne County Department of Public Health is offering flu shots for residents at its clinics in Wayne, Taylor and the Redford area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/20/2011

Macomb County To Offer Free Health Clinics Throughout October

The Macomb County Board of Commissioners, along with the Macomb County Senior Citizen Services Department, will host several free health clinics throughout the month of October.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2011

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Survey: HPV Vaccine Rates Trail Other Teen Vaccines

Increases in vaccination rates for human papillomavirus (HPV) are trailing increases in rates for two other vaccines recommended for teens and preteens, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/04/2011

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Free Immunizations For DPS Students At Detroit Children’s Museum

Detroit Children’s Museum and Detroit Public Schools are partnering to offer free museum admission for kids, free immunizations, backpacks and flash card kits during an enrollment drive event.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2011

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