Anti-vaxxer arrested as Samoa battles measles epidemic

Measles-stricken Samoa arrests vocal anti-vaxxer for telling officials to ‘enjoy your killing spree’ amid two-day shutdown to give islanders MMR jabs in outbreak that has killed 63 people Health authorities have launched a mass immunisation drive amid the crisis Edwin Tamasese allegedly told Samoan officials to ‘enjoy your killing spree’  He…

Children with mild asthma can use inhalers as needed

A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis supports evidence that children with mild asthma can effectively manage the condition by using their two inhalers—one a steroid and the other a bronchodilator—when symptoms occur. This is in contrast to the traditional method of using the steroid…