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Region of the Americas Finally Declared Measles-Free

Thanks to mass vaccination efforts in South and North America, measles has been eliminated from the region for good.

Roald Dahl’s Heartfelt Message About Measles Vaccines

Measles encephalitis caused the death of author Roald Dahl's daughter Olivia when she was seven years old. He became an ardent supporter of measles...

Massive Blast of Measles Vaccine Wipes Out Cancer

Diagnosed with a likely-fatal cancer, a woman near death was abruptly cured by an injection of measles vaccine so potent that it equaled ten million regular doses. Stacy Erholtz...
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Measles Deaths Dramatically Cut by 74 Percent Worldwide

Measles deaths have plummeted by some 74 percent worldwide since 2000, the United Nations announced yesterday. Thanks to improvements in routine and immunization activities,...

Measles Deaths In Africa Plummet by 91 Percent — UN

Deaths from measles in Africa have dropped by 91 per cent -- from an estimated 396,000 to 36,000 -- between 2000 and 2006, thus...
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Six Million Children Immunized Against Measles In DPR Korea

Six million children in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) aged six months to 15 years have been immunized in a massive United...

Good News in History, April 7

Francis Ford Coppola, one of the greatest filmmakers of all time was born 80 years ago today. His bout with polio as a youngster...

Here’s Your Antidote to Current Events: Positive News About 10 Death Rates That Keep Going Down

While the media today might cause you to believe that we're surrounded by death and destruction, these positive trends will convince you many things are improving.

Zimbabwe Finally Bans the Beating of Children

The East African country of Zimbabwe has just ruled that the beating of children is constitutional and will now be punishable by law. Though corporal...

10 Undeniably Good Things That Happened in 2016

People can gripe about 2016 all they want but these events and developments from throughout the last year are undeniably great.

On Roald Dahl’s 100th Birthday, Learn How His Genius Made Him a Medical Pioneer

100 years ago today, the Welsh-born author Roald Dahl was born. Renown for such children's classics as Matilda, his popular books, like The Witches, Charlie and...

Bride Signs Song So Deaf Dad Can Understand Lyrics For Wedding Dance-Look

For most brides, the father-daughter dance is such a special moment. One Ohio woman wanted to make it especially memorable for her dad who's deaf

Comedy Couple Commit $1M Act of Kindness for Refugee Children

Actor Sacha Baron Cohen and actress wife Isla Fisher have given a million dollar Christmas gift of hope to children in war torn countries. TRY OUR NEW...

Blood Cells “Retrained” to Destroy Cancer, Lead Again to Full Remission

Scientists have been able to put a virtually incurable disease into complete remission by altering patients’ blood cells inside the body to fight the...

50% Success in HIV Vaccine Tests Leads to Human Trials

A new, experimental HIV vaccine is being tested in humans after it completely prevented the disease in half the monkeys it was given to. Drug...

The Future of Vaccines May be as Simple as Putting on a Band-Aid

Do you avoid getting shots in the arm because you’re afraid of needles? You may soon be able to get a vaccination as easily...

Disease That Causes Birth Defects Eliminated From Western Hemisphere

A disease that can cause birth defects, including blindness, deafness, and congenital heart defects, has been wiped out in the Americas. After more than 250...

Another Study Shows No Link Between Autism, MMR Vaccine

A study of 96,000 children shows that the chances of a child developing autism is the same whether they receive the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine...

Woman Rallies to Raise $475K For Disabled Mugging Victim Too Scared to Return Home

A 21-year-old beautician was so upset last week after hearing about a disabled elderly man injured in a mugging that she started an online...

Measle Deaths Down 78 Percent

Deaths from measles have dropped 78 percent since 2000 as global vaccination campaigns curb outbreaks of the pneumonia-causing disease, according to the World Health...