Checkup Newsroom (Patrick Thomas)

2019
May
16,
2019
| 04:39 PM America/Chicago
Although she wouldn’t call herself “100% anti-vax” at the time, Amanda Carroll declined to give her first-born son his hepatitis B vaccine at birth. With the next group of shots scheduled at his 2-month checkup, Amanda and her husband weren’t so s...
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2016
January
27,
2016
| 05:20 PM America/Chicago
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the prevalence of gastroschisis cases in the United States nearly doubled from 1995 to 2005.  The CDC says more public health research is urgently needed to find out why the dramati...
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