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GI outbreak sickens 186 students at Pennsylvania college

February 11, 2016

An unidentified gastrointestinal illness has sickened at least 186 students at Ursinus College in Pennsylvania, according to press releases from the school and the Montgomery County Health Department.

Although norovirus is suspected, public health officials of the Pennsylvania county wrote that the source of the illness has not yet been identified and that precautions should be taken to prevent potential foodborne or person-to-person transmission.

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Review details treatment and management of transplant-associated viral infections

February 11, 2016
A recent review published in The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal highlighted the diagnosis and management of transplant-associated viral infections in children…
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Vitamin D3 in pregnancy does not protect against wheeze for newborns

February 11, 2016
Patients receiving vitamin D3 during pregnancy did not see a protective effect against persistent wheeze for their children within the first 3 years of life, according…
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California vaccine compliance increased ahead of SB 277 enactment

February 10, 2016
The kindergarten vaccination rate has increased in California, ahead of the July 1, 2016 effective date of Senate Bill 277, which will eliminate all non-medical vaccine…
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Metabolic syndrome severity decreasing among US adolescents

February 10, 2016
Favorable increases in HDL cholesterol and decreases in fasting triglyceride measurements may be responsible for the trend of declining metabolic syndrome severity in…
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Episodic Excessive Blinking in Children

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, January/February 2016, Volume 53 Issue 1
Many children present with excessive blinking. Categorization, associated conditions, and prognosis are…
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Pediatric Rheumatology: June 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Of all the areas of pediatric practice, none can seem more daunting or require a higher index of suspicion than…
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