Tag Archives: Parents

Florida boy with cancer must continue chemo despite parents’ wishes to use cannabis therapy, court rules

A 3-year-old Florida boy with leukemia was ordered Wednesday to continue his chemotherapy treatments despite his parents wishes that he undergo cannabis therapy and other herbal remedies. Hillsborough Circuit Judge Caroline Tesche Arkin ruled that Noah McAdams must finish up with the first phase of chemotherapy after his parents, 28-year-old Joshua McAdams and 22-year-old Taylor… Read More »

Germany to fine anti-vax parents

Germany’s health minister is proposing fines for parents of school-age children who haven’t been vaccinated for measles amid concern the highly contagious and potentially deadly disease could make a comeback. In an interview published on Sunday with German weekly newspaper Bild am Sonntag, Minister Jens Spahn said parents who couldn’t prove their children had been… Read More »

Debunking vaccination myths for parents

Media playback is unsupported on your device A growing number of parents are confused about whether to vaccinate their children, with many influenced by “anti-vax” material on social media. Can asking experts questions help one undecided couple find clarity? “We’re undecided but are swaying towards not getting the baby vaccinated,” Mark tells the BBC’s Victoria… Read More »