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How Some States Are Boosting Vaccination Rates

OPB |Feb. 27, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Oregon's new law to make it harder for parents to opt out of their children's vaccinations goes into effect March 1. We'll ask how laws like these are faring in other states.

Vaccinating Children In State Custody

OPB |Nov. 04, 2013 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: A case before the Oregon Supreme Court challenges whether the state has the right to vaccinate children who are under the state's care because of parental neglect or abuse.

Should It Be Harder To Opt Out Of Vaccines?

Feb. 26, 2013 12:20 p.m.

A new bill would require parents who choose to opt out of immunizating their children to prove they understand the risks.

Whooping Cough Hits the Northwest

May 08, 2012 9:20 a.m.

Soon after being declared an epidemic in Washington, whooping cough is spreading in Oregon.

Turning Away Patients for Refusing Vaccines

Oct. 18, 2011 9:20 a.m.

There is a growing trend among some pediatricians to turn away families who refuse to vaccinate their kids.

Boosting Immunizations

May 19, 2011 9:30 a.m.

We'll look at immunization issues in the Northwest after a new law in Washington state that makes it harder for parents to opt out of immunizations for their kids.

HIV Research Updates

May 17, 2011 9:30 a.m.

What will two recent breakthroughs mean for the future of HIV/AIDS research?

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