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International measles outbreaks pose risk to American travelers, children

Measles outbreaks have been reported in 13 U.S. cities and health officials say some of those cases were contracted in a foreign country.

Friday - 04/25/2014, 07:28am EDT

Tags: measles, international travel, parenting

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Researchers studying why college kids get the mumps

The outbreaks at area college campuses are part of a national pattern and researchers are trying to determine why college students are at risk for a childhood disease.

Friday - 05/03/2013, 03:10pm EDT

Tags: mumps, Childrens National Medical Center, University of Richmond, James Madison University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Loyola University, paula wolfson

Mumps outbreaks reported at college campuses in Va., Md.

College students aren't immune to getting sick. And college campuses in Virginia and Maryland are reporting outbreaks of the mumps.

Wednesday - 05/01/2013, 11:14pm EDT

Tags: mumps, college students, University of Richmond, Loyola University, dick uliano, Washington Hospital Center