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What you need to know about immunizing your child
Fri, Dec 21, 2012, 12:00 PM
Protecting our children: it’s on all of our minds right now, especially, and it will always be. That is why I decided to write my final...
3 big reasons kids need flu vaccinations
Wed, Oct 31, 2012, 8:54 PM
By Sari Harrar The flu officially arrived in Pennsylvania last week when the first lab-confirmed cases of the 2012-13 influenza season turned...
When strep isn’t strep
Fri, Sep 14, 2012, 1:58 PM
Sore throat season’s coming and with it one of the big guessing games of parenthood: “Is it strep - or not?" About 30 percent of...
5 things you should know about a new kids’ health threat
Thu, Aug 30, 2012, 1:57 PM
It only sounds like hoof-and-mouth disease. A new virus called coxsackie A6 is cropping up in kids and teens across the U.S. -- with a high...
Protecting your teen from meningitis
Fri, Aug 10, 2012, 4:24 PM
An 18-year-old girl and some of her closest high school friends were having a great time at the New Jersey shore during “senior week”...
Are adults causing whooping cough epidemic?
Hazel Guinto-Ocampo, M.D.
Chief of Pediatric Emergency Services at Nemours duPont Pediatrics/Bryn Mawr Hospital
Tue, Jul 31, 2012, 11:34 AM
Editor’s note: One overlooked reason for the increase in whooping cough cases in the U.S. this year: Adults who haven’t gotten...
Ups and downs of whooping cough vaccine
Mon, Jul 23, 2012, 11:21 AM
The whooping cough epidemic in Washington State — as of Tuesday, there were 3,014 cases of the bacterial infection that causes cold-like...
Do kids need more dirt?
Wed, Jul 11, 2012, 1:09 PM
by Sari Harrar A new study says that for some kids, a dog or cat at home lowers risk for colds and ear infections. Researchers weren’t...
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