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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Posts Tagged ‘vaccinations’

Academy of Pediatrics CEO to address local special-needs healthcare event

Karen Remley, AAP, pediatrician, CEO, Arizona appearance

At a time when public policies about health care and health insurance are being probed, picked apart and politicized, the highest-ranking representative of our nation’s pediatricians has no problem keeping her priorities straight. Dr. Karen Remley, MBA, MPH, FAAP, CEO and executive vice-president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, says it comes down to reminding […]

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How to handle conflicting advice on infant care

conflicting advice on infant care

When it comes to finding trusted information on infant feeding, vaccines and sleep environments, where do new mothers get their information? Researchers at Boston Medical Center surveyed a nationally representative sample of 1,031 mothers of infants ages 2 to 6 months about advice they receive from doctors, nurses, family and media about pacifier use, breastfeeding, […]

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Teens need vaccines!

Infectious Disease Specialist Maggie Turner, R.N., won’t ever forget the report on a college student who came home over winter break. Turner, who now practices at John C. Lincoln Hospital in Phoenix, was working at a health department in Michigan at the time. The student “had been snowmobiling,” she says. “He went to bed, got […]

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Q & A with Bob Sears, M.D. FAAP, author of The Vaccine Book

Q & A with Bob Sears, M.D., FAAP EDITOR’S NOTE: Bob Sears, M.D., FAAP, author of The Vaccine Book, will be participating in the La Leche League conference Aug. 15-17, 2008 at the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort. Register online here. For more information on childhood immunizations or Sears, or to connect with other parents or […]

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