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2019
April
19,
2019
| 08:32 PM America/Chicago
It’s been nearly two decades since measles was declared eradicated in the United States, but due to a shift in attitudes about vaccines the virus is back. More than 500 people spanning 20 states have been diagnosed with measles this year already. ...
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2016
September
15,
2016
| 05:15 PM America/Chicago
For years, parents have favored the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine to painful shots for their children. This year, however, they may not have a choice. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics a...
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2015
May
15,
2015
| 09:27 PM America/Chicago
​No child enjoys going to a doctor’s office and getting blood drawn, but at some point it’s going to happen. A Child Life specialist at Cook Children’s has written this blog on tips from her line of work that you can use to help your child the next t...
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January
29,
2015
| 05:07 PM America/Chicago
I’ve been watching the Disney measles outbreak, each day cringing when I see the total number of infected people and hoping that there are no serious complications. Then, the news broke that there is a confirmed case of measles right in our backyard....
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