SB 277

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

On Tuesday, June 9, I testified in Sacramento against passage of SB277. This is the bill which has already passed in the State Senate and was being considered in the Health Committee of the California State Assembly. It removes the…

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DAYCARE AND PRESCHOOL SPECIFICS RE PBEs

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

There are no levels of school or daycare allowed–at the present time–to exclude children with Personal Belief Exemptions. ” . . .or who has documented a permanent medical exemption or a personal beliefs exemption to immunization in accordance with Section…

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Sugar and Childhood Asthma

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

I missed this article the first time around. Thank you, MedPage! by Charles Bankhead Staff Writer, MedPage Today This article is a collaboration between MedPage Today® and: Action Points HOUSTON — A child’s risk of asthma increased significantly with maternal…

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Social Distancing and the Unvaccinated

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

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

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

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

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

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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