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Obesity is growing in our country, and one of the easiest ways to slow this down is exercise. Statistics about the growth of obesity in our country will provide my audience with the shocking facts that will get their attention.

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The Global Childhood Obesity Epidemic Globally 1 in 10 children are obese, but the epidemic is not attainment the attention it warrants, according to new

What is #Measles, Symptoms of Measles and Prevention of Measles

In million children did not receive vaccination for measles in India. This could be the cause of the measles outbreak that lead to a registered number of measles cases in India. But measles is not strictly restricted to children, adults t

There have been 3,400 tweets relating to measles between 5 Apr - 11 Apr 13.

There have been 3,400 tweets relating to measles between 5 Apr - 11 Apr 13.


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Map of preventable disease outbreaks shows the influence of anti-vaccination movements

Map of preventable disease outbreaks shows the influence of anti-vaccination movements

Aaron Carroll today offers a graphic depiction of the toll of the anti- vaccination movement. (H/t: Kevin Drum .) It comes from a Council on Foreign Relations interactive map of "vaccine-preventable outbreaks" worldwide

This map shows the states currently affected by the measles outbreak.

Infographic: Here's How Many Americans Have Contracted The Measles In The Disneyland Outbreak - VACCINATE your children!

"You can’t vaccinate believing that your children are protected and then feel that your children are not protected because somehow, some non-vaccinated child is carrying some secret organism that no-one else is carrying. You can’t have it both ways. It just doesn’t make any sense”. -–Dr. Palevsky, board certified pediatrician

Excellent vax article By: Guest Author Jessica Gianelloni CNN Article: U. measles cases in 2013 may be most in 17 years So apparently “this year is on track to be the worst for measles in more than a decade….

Population density of the United States based on the 2000 census

79 percent live in an urban area. Population density is higher in the east.

It is important to remember that, like whooping cough and other infectious diseases, measles has natural cyclical increases and decreases every few years in populations. Plus, not all measles infections are diagnosed correctly by doctors and reported to government health officials. The same is true for diagnosis and reporting of vaccine reactions, injuries and deaths.  Learn more at NVIC.org.

Measles Reports in America: What Does It Mean? - NVIC Newsletter

Are vaccine exemptions to blame for the 159 cases of measles in the US?

Can you imagine an image of our country representing the number of children suffering from AUTISM right now? The largest epidemic in the history of the world (1 in 50 kids) and we are consumed with 159 cases of measles in the “largest outbreak ever”.

Thanks, Pharma. You created the "anti-vaccine movement". EXCELLENT fact-based rebuttal to recent accusations blaming unvaccinated for outbreaks

Though measles continues to be a global problem, it was declared "eliminated" in the U.S. in 2000. This was achieved through high vaccination rates, but the American trend toward delaying or refusing vaccinations means the disease is once again on the rise.  So far this year, over 300 measles cases have been reported in the U.S. Most of them can be traced to travelers, who pick up the disease abroad and spread it to unvaccinated pockets of individuals back home.

These Depressing Charts Show Why Measles Is An American Problem

Though measles continues to be a global problem, it was declared " eliminated .

THE MEASLES & RUBELLA INITIATIVE TEAMS UP WITH CELEBRATED ILLUSTRATOR SOPHIE BLACKALL  Blackall visits the Democratic Republic of the Congo this week to witness measles disease and prevention

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Measles vaccine given with a microneedle patch could boost immunization programs

Measles vaccine given with painless and easy-to-administer microneedle patches can immunize against measles at least as well as vaccine given with conventional hypodermic needles, according to new research.

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