ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The measure follows this year's measles outbreak , which federal officials recently said has surpassed 1,000 illnesses, the highest in 27 years.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — A concerned Jewish healthcare worker has composed a prayer to be said before vaccinations are given. She hopes the prayer, which has been posted in some well-baby clinics, will help ease the minds of parents whose children are being vaccinated.
Vaccinating children is a commandment. Taking care of health is a commandment. How much louder do you need to say this?
When did it become OK to generalize about the Jews?
Sen. Robert Kennedy fought for truth. What about his son?
Most states allow parents to claim religious exemptions to vaccinations -- and more parents are doing just that, even when their objection to vaccination has nothing to do with faith. And that's a problem.