Posts Tagged Child and teen health

Ohio teen sacrifices leg to beat cancer, get back to sports

CLEVELAND (AP) — The elite athlete who endures pain in order to compete is part of the mythology of sports.

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Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

A woman with a Mickey Mouse hat walks toward Sleeping Beauty's Castle at Disneyland, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif.  California public health officials urged those who haven't been vaccinated against measles to avoid Disney parks where a spreading outbreak originated. Seventy people have been infected.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children.

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