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  • Fifth Disease is going around

    Even though it already feels like summer in many parts of the country, I'm seeing typical spring illnesses like Fifth disease. This is a common viral illness seen in children, often in the late winter and spring. Patients often show up with the typical...
  • Measles outbreak underscores the importance of immunization

    http://www.kidsdr.com The Dallas County Health department recently notified me about two cases of measles in the Dallas area (in June) and nine new cases reported in Fort Worth. All doctors in our area have been asked to be vigilant about vaccinating, as...
  • Update all immunizations

    http://www.kidsdr.com August is National Immunization month and what better time to make sure your baby, child, tween, teen, or even adult family members are immunized? With all of the news surrounding pertussis (whooping cough) outbreaks across the...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Update all immunizations

    http://www.kidsdr.com With all of the news surrounding pertussis (whooping cough) outbreaks across the country, along with cases of measles in several states, the importance of vaccinating is paramount. Vaccines have been proven to prevent disease,...
  • Review: 'The Poisoner's Handbook' on PBS: forensic medicine's birth

    Debuting Tuesday as part of the PBS series "American Experience," "The Poisoner's Handbook" offers a fascinating look back at how the chemical age changed police work. Based on Deborah Blum's 2010 book "The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of...
  • Microscopic image offers clues to HIV riddle

    Microscopic image offers clues to HIV riddle
    Researchers seeking weapons against HIV have solved a molecular riddle about how the pathogen docks with immune system cells to unleash its viral mayhem. Their computer-generated images of the molecules, which are 185,000 times smaller than the width of...
  • More than a dozen cases of mumps suspected at Loyola

    More than a dozen cases of mumps suspected at Loyola
    A dozen or more cases of mumps have been reported among Loyola University Maryland students over the past month, prompting officials to alert the campus community to signs of the rare virus that has spread rapidly across college campuses in recent...
  • The new school (health) rules

    The new school (health) rules
    Back to school can also mean back to germs, breaks, sprains and concussions. While most of us know kids need a good night's sleep and a good breakfast, just what exactly do experts define as "good"? And what other basics should parents put on their...
  • CDC: No link between vaccination schedule and autism

     
    Researchers have released another study about infant vaccinations and autism and the results match up with what other reports have found: The number of vacccines an infant receives is not linked to increased risk of being diagnosed with autism....
  • Intervention: Candy Finnigan reflects on A&E show’s final season

     
    Throughout its 13 seasons over eight years, Intervention has seemed like one of those shows that will just always be around. Every so often it comes in with a new batch of episodes depicting the harrowing journeys of addicts desperate to get clean and...
  • School vaccination time

     
    If your kids aren't caught up on school vaccinations, it's time to make that appointment. Pennsylvania adopted new vaccination regulations last year. Don't be put off by rumors that vaccinations cause autism. Your child will be worse off without the...