Why Trump's rhetoric on vaccines is harmful for all of us

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In America, we pride ourselves in valuing the right for everyone to express their opinions. But in the case of science, there are facts and... Read more

Ear infections are down. Here’s probably why

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Sometimes as a medical writer and physician, I think I am only telling people what they are doing wrong, but there were two stories out last... Read more

Hurry up! Get your flu shot

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Today's guest blogger is Anna Baldino, DO, medical director at Independence Blue Cross and a pediatrician. The flu vaccination prevented an... Read more

New CDC vaccine recommendations for HPV, Hep B

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Young teens who get the human papillomavirus vaccine before turning 15 need only two doses, rather than three, recommended the Centers for... Read more

Why docs should consider ‘firing’ vaccine hesitators

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Pediatricians are now officially fed up with vaccine hesitancy. Last week, the American Academy of Pediatrics officially announced it is appropriate... Read more

Is Tylenol use during pregnancy linked with kids’ behavioral problems?

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Does Tylenol taken during pregnancy make it more likely that the child born later will have learning and behavior problems? I do not think... Read more

What's new with the flu vaccine?

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It may be summertime, but it is never too early to start talking about flu season. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s... Read more

Loss aversion: How can it affect family health care decisions?

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Loss aversion is a very important psychological principle that people care much more about avoiding losses than they care about making gains... Read more