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Students exempt from vaccines down in 2013

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The number of Wyoming students taking vaccinations needed for public schools went up last school year — and the number who declining vaccinations dropped — according to new state health department data.

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Montana patents

Below are listed U.S. patents issued to Montana inventors March 26-April 16, 2013.

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Scientists say more bison vaccines wouldn't work

Scientists say more bison vaccines wouldn't work

A panel of scientists recommended against ramping up a vaccine program as a way to reduce disease prevalence in Yellowstone National Park bison, park officials said Friday.

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Biologists seek cause of deadly sheep pneumonia

Biologists seek cause of deadly sheep pneumonia

JACKSON — A dart loaded with tranquilizer makes a "whap" as it connects with the haunches of an unsuspecting bighorn sheep near the base of Miller Butte.

January 17, 2013 6:15 pmLoading…
Wyoming agencies out of vaccine at flu season peak

Wyoming agencies out of vaccine at flu season peak

CHEYENNE — The city-county health departments in Wyoming's two largest communities are out of influenza vaccine at what may be the peak of this year's nasty flu season.

January 11, 2013 4:37 pmLoading…
Public health officials promote childhood immunizations, expand clinic hours

Public health officials promote childhood immunizations, expand clinic hours

With thousands of Montana schoolchildren returning to classes soon, one of the biggest public health threats is pertussis, better known as whooping cough.

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As school begins, get kids vaccinated

The beginning of the school year is a great time to make sure your children’s vaccinations are up to date.

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Gazette opinion: Absurd federal rule blocks vaccine research

Gazette opinion: Absurd federal rule blocks vaccine research

On May 29, Sens. Jon Tester and Max Baucus urged federal research regulators to reconsider restrictions that effectively block research to develop vaccines against brucellosis.

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Montana whooping cough cases pass 200

HELENA — Health officials say the number of whooping cough cases in Montana has passed 200 this year and they're encouraging people to get vaccinated against the contagious bacterial infection that can lead to uncontrollable coughing fits.

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Kathy Hall

Kathy Hall

Kathy Hall has helped with her mother's debilitating case of shingles. A vaccine released in 2006 can protect some seniors who are prone to the illness. 

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June Mayra

June Mayra

June Mayra discusses the pain and suffering she endures as a result of shingles. A vaccine released in 2006 can protect some seniors who are prone to the illness.

March 15, 2012 3:15 pmLoading…
Shingles vaccine

Shingles vaccine

A vaccine released in 2006 can protect some seniors who are prone to shingles. 

March 15, 2012 3:15 pmLoading…
EPA approves horse contraceptive produced by local nonprofit

EPA approves horse contraceptive produced by local nonprofit

Dr. Jay F. Kirkpatrick believes the key to wildlife population control isn't in culling out the existing population but in addressing its reproduction.

February 16, 2012 9:15 pm Photos

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Scientist, Ribi ImmunoChem co-founder dies

Scientist, Ribi ImmunoChem co-founder dies

CORVALLIS - John L. Cantrell, a scientist and developer of additives that make vaccines more effective, has died of natural causes at the age of 72.

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Wyoming grants more exemptions for school shots

CHEYENNE — Wyoming has seen an increase in the number of exemptions it grants for required vaccines in children aged 4, 5 and 6 over the last five years.

November 29, 2011 5:45 pmLoading…
VFW backs Tester's call for better vaccine accountability for veterans

VFW backs Tester's call for better vaccine accountability for veterans

Legislation co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., is urging vaccination of veterans against a number of illnesses and diseases.

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State veterinarian issues rabies quarantine in Yellowstone County

Yellowstone County has been placed under a rabies quarantine after a skunk tested positive for the disease.

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Health Matters: Getting kids immunized just as important now as ever

All parents want their children to be safe ... safe from injury and disease. In an effort to protect their kids, parents may wonder if vaccination is the best way to protect them from preventable illnesses.

August 02, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming governor considers more money for vaccines

CASPER - Gov. Matt Mead says he will consider adding funding for Wyoming's vaccine program for children who don't qualify for federally funded vaccines.

May 13, 2011 9:42 pmLoading…

Wyoming Health Department cuts backs vaccine program

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The Wyoming Department of Health will cut back its vaccine program for some children because of growing demand and increased costs.

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