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Measles is making a comeback in the U.S. as more parents choose not to vaccinate their children. The childhood disease is a major killer in much of the developing world, but now the public health community is trying to re-educate families about the importance of childhood vaccinations. That includes a new program in Utah.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cancer centers are working to increase HPV vaccinations across the nation, but particularly in Mountain West states, where vaccination rates are low.

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A hepatitis A scare at a 7-Eleven in West Jordan prompted hundreds of people to call the Salt Lake County Health Department yesterday. Over 300 were advised to get preventative vaccines.

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Health officials are warning parents that a case of whooping cough has been confirmed at Salem Hills High School in Utah County.

Two Measles Cases Confirmed in Utah

Jan 7, 2015

Two Utah County residents have tested positive for measles after a trip to Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Park in mid-December.