Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:35:47 GMT
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her firstMore >>
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. That's why she became a Florence Police officer in 2012. Now, she says, she is forced to choose between her job and her family.More >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident. As a car switches lanes, a motorcyclist slams into the vehicle's rear bumper. The motorcyclists is launched into the air, flips andMore >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident.More >>
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:10:07 GMT
The police chief for Gulf Shores along Alabama's coast is weighing-in on the actions of the law enforcement commander in charge of Ferguson, Missouri's in the wake of an escalating crisis brought on byMore >>
Gulf Shores Police Chief Ed Delmore wrote a blistering open letter to Captain Ronald S. Johnson, who was given command of law enforcement operations following days of looting and rioting in the city.More >>
a lot of people avoid them, vaccines are recommended for a reason. They are
designed to prevent people from contracting viruses that could make them very
sick or even cause death.
year, cases of bacterial meningitis and measles are making news, even though
there are vaccines for both.
year, on average, about 60 people in the United States are reported to have
measles, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). But this year,
experts are seeing twice as many cases.
could be in part because some people are refusing to vaccinate their children,
believing that the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine causes autism.
can be fatal, especially in children, and before the MMR vaccine was introduced
in 1971, an average of 450-500 people died each year in the United States from
measles. There are no legitimate studies that show the MMR vaccine is linked to
autism, but still many children go unvaccinated.
is well-known that living in close-quarter dorm settings tends to cause deadly
bacterial meningitis to spread. That's why many colleges and universities
require students to be vaccinated before they enter school. Yet this year,
places like Princeton and the University of California – Santa Barbara have
CDC stresses that all children, beginning at age 11 or 12, get vaccinated
against meningitis and then follow it up with a booster several years later.