Social Distancing and the Unvaccinated

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Perspective Social Distancing and the Unvaccinated Y. Tony Yang, Sc.D., LL.M., M.P.H., and Ross D. Silverman, J.D., M.P.H. March 25, 2015DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1501198 Share: If a state allows parents to obtain religious exemptions from vaccination requirements for school entry, can it…

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Pertussis Strains Which Can Resist Vaccination

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Why the Increase in Pertactin-Deficient Pertussis? Jennie H. Kwon, DO, Erik R. Dubberke, MD, MSPH Pertactin-Negative Bordetella pertussis Strains: Evidence for a Possible Selective Advantage Martin SW, Pawloski L, Williams M, et al Clin Infect Dis. 2015;60:223-227 Pertussis Infection in…

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Best Diet for Breastfeeding Mothers

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Over my 35 years of medical practice, I’ve gotten a lot of questions from new mothers–and breastfeeding concerns are some of the most common. Here’s a quick video discussing a couple foods to avoid when breastfeeding.

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MMR Package Insert and Highlights

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M-M-R® II (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Virus Vaccine Live) is a live virus vaccine for vaccination against measles (rubeola), mumps, and rubella (German measles). The product contains no preservative. Clinical studies of 284 triple seronegative children, 11 months to 7…

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Intranasal steroids for children work

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New Guidelines for Allergic Rhinitis Released Diedtra Henderson February 03, 2015 Clinicians should treat allergic rhinitis (AR) with intranasal steroids when patients’ symptoms impair their quality of life, according to clinical practice guidelines published February 2 in Otolaryngology–Head and Neck…

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Sleep, Changing Patterns in the Family Bed

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* “Sleep, Changing Patterns in the Family Bed” has long been Dr. Jay’s most popular post–and for good reason. We decided to kick off 2015 with this great article, offering comprehensive tips on changing patterns in the family bed. Here’s…

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