Whooping Cough

B.C. Mom's Urgent Message After Baby Hospitalized With Whooping Cough

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.22.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Annie Mae Braiden says her 10-week-old daughter has been in the pediatric intensive care unit at Victoria General Hospital for more than a month after contracting the disease.

Anti-Vax Mom Changes Her Tune After Giving Baby Whooping Cough

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 04.08.2016 | Canada Parents

"It’s been a nightmare."

Parents Share Heartbreaking Video To Promote Maternal Vaccinations

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 01.12.2016 | Canada Parents

The parents lost their one-month-old son to the disease in March 2015.

Whooping Cough Outbreak Hits Canada

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada Living

Health officials are urging Canadians to ensure their vaccinations are up to date.

Whooping Cough Outbreak In Nelson

CBC | Posted 12.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The city of Nelson, in B.C.'s West Kootenay region, is in the grips of a whooping cough outbreak, with around 40 people diagnosed with it in the pa...

Another Outbreak

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Alberta Health Services says there's been 34 confirmed cases of whooping cough so far this year in the southern part of the provin...

What Will It Take To Make That Lingering Cough Disappear?

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 01.07.2016 | Canada Living

This year’s cold and flu season is almost as difficult to get rid of as the cold weather. While many of us have overcome the typical week-long co...

Whooping Cough Outbreak Hits B.C.

CBC | Posted 10.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A whooping cough outbreak in the West Kootenay region of B.C. has concerned health officials reminding parents to immunize children. The outbreak is...

The Unvaccination Movement: Should Your Child Join?

Yummy Mummy Club | Posted 12.01.2012 | Canada Living
Yummy Mummy Club

It used to be that modern medicine was a thing to be venerated, a doctor's words regarded like golden nectar of wisdom. Now, not so much. Once upon a time vaccinations were seen as miracles in a needle, warding off potentially life-threatening illnesses. In the States, the unvaccinating movement has turned epidemic, with as many as one in 10 parents refusing to vaccinate their children.

This Is Not A Whooping Cough Remedy

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.31.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - It probably tastes better than snake oil, but a B.C. company's claim that its oregano oil supplement is an effective alternative to the wh...

Whooping Cough Surge In Adults Threatens Babies

CBC | Posted 09.23.2012 | Canada Living

There's a resurgence of whooping cough in areas of Canada and the U.S., health officials say. The infectious illness can cause a violent ...

Can A Cough Be Diagnosed Just By Listening To It?

Posted 12.19.2016 | Canada Living

When coughing up a lung, we've all heard the sympathetic remark, "Gee, that cough sounds bad." But what your cough sounds can actually reveal its caus...

B.C. Braces For Whooping Cough Outbreak

CBC | Posted 04.08.2012 | Canada

The Fraser Health Authority is stockpiling whooping cough vaccine, preparing for a possible outbreak of the highly contagious disease. Sin...