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Xbox One will play Xbox 360 games, preview members can try it today

Fans of backward compatibility are getting their wish: Microsoft just announced that the Xbox One will be able to play Xbox 360 games, and if you're in the preview program you can start testing it today. Demonstrated onstage with <i>Mass Effect</i>, it's not exactly like the Xbox 360's implementation, …

Xbox One

Saving lives through essential vaccines: reimagining “routine” immunization

Look up the word routine, and you’ll find the synonyms “humdrum,” “monotonous,” and “dull.” Routine immunization is anything but monotonous—it saves …

Opinion: The argument against vaccines is foolish

The fight against rubella, the deadly German measles, has finally paid off. Global health authorities say the terrible disease has been eliminated in …

State to ‘anti-vaxxers’: No vaccination, no child support

When United Torah Judaism inked its coalition agreement with Likud on April 29, party members triumphantly hailed the reversal of a slew of …

Office for National Statistics,Death and dying,Health policy,UK news,Life and style,Health,Society,Vaccines and immunisation,Health & wellbeing,Hospitals,NHS,Diabetes,Politics,Heart attack,Wales<p>ONS study shows 23% of deaths in England and Wales in 2013 were amenable to treatment or could have been …

Public Health

No to Vaccination: A Cultural Explanation

68<p>SHARES<p>As we were reminded during California's recent measles outbreak, a surprising number of well-educated people decide each year not to have …

Why I'm Pro-Vaccine But Oppose Mandatory Vaccination Laws

<i>Oh, the topic of vaccines.</i><p>What am I getting myself into here…*braces for the comment section*<p>I’m generally pro-vaccines. I’ve never gotten the flu …

L.A. City Council calls for new plan to get homeless off the streets

Signaling a more assertive approach on homelessness, five Los Angeles City Council members introduced a measure Wednesday aimed at developing a comprehensive plan for getting 23,000 transients off the streets and into housing.<p>They want to create a council committee focused exclusively on the …

Anti-Vaccine Mom of Seven Admits Her Family Is Now ‘Living With the Consequences of Misinformation and Fear’

A Canadian mom of seven admits to using an “alternative” vaccine schedule for some of her children and letting the others go completely unvaccinated, because “we were scared and didn’t know who to trust.” That stance changed though after each of her children came down with whooping cough.<p>“I’m …

Australia to Cut Benefits for Parents Who Don't Vaccinate Kids

Australia is set to cut thousands of dollars of welfare benefits for parents who don’t vaccinate their children, top officials said Sunday, ending a …

L.A. Mayor Commits to Housing All of City’s Homeless Vets

Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Shares 0<p>March 31, 2015; CBS Los Angeles<p>Southern California has often been called the “homeless capital of America,” a dubious …

New study confirms the Disneyland measles outbreak was fueled by parents who refused vaccination

Although the person who started the outbreak has not yet been identified, officials suspect it began with an infected person from abroad who visited the Disneyland theme park in southern California in mid- to late December. Since then, there have been 145 confirmed measles cases in seven states and …

Attacking Ourselves: Top Doctors Reveal Vaccines Turn Our Immune System Against Us

This website is for information purposes only. By providing the information contained herein we are not diagnosing, treating, curing, mitigating, or …

New miracle vaccine could be 'game-changer' in battle against cancers

The pioneering treatment, developed in the US, teaches the body's immune system to identify cancer cells.<p>This then allows a patient to be primed to …

Free flu vaccines for Indigenous children as experts warn of dangerous season ahead

Indigenous children will benefit from the Federal Government's free flu vaccine program for the first time this year as authorities brace for a …

Can universal vaccines knock out 'slowpoke' flu? - Futurity

A new look at the pathogen that causes the seasonal flu may lead to more effective vaccinations—and could one day eradicate a slow-evolving type …

Picking a preschool is hard enough without having to worry about vaccination

Finding a preschool might seem at first like just another routine chore of parenthood, another box to check off right about the time your kid turns 2 or 3. But the process is actually quite arduous, with everything from cost (can you afford a second mortgage?) to the guilt caused by leaving your …

Opinion: There should be a limit to free speech when it endangers public health

The so-called debate over whether children should be vaccinated against common diseases, such as measles, is outrageous and can only serve to …

Pfizer Hunts For New Vaccines To Protect Young And Old

LONDON (Reuters) - Pfizer is seeking new vaccine opportunities across the age spectrum as it broadens its portfolio by delivering shots into the arms …

Proof of vaccination should be mandatory at all schools, Ambrose says

The rest of Canada's provincial governments should follow the lead of Ontario and New Brunswick in making proof of vaccinations a requirement for attending school, the federal Health Minister says.<p>"Yes, I do," Rona Ambrose said Friday when asked whether immunizations against infectious diseases, …