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As measles count rises, CDC encourages MMR vaccination

January 29, 2015

Since Jan. 1, 84 cases of measles across 14 states have been reported, 67 of which have been linked to the outbreak stemming from Disneyland resort theme parks, according to the CDC.

Most of the measles cases associated with initial exposure at the Disneyland parks have occurred in California, followed by Arizona, Colorado, Nebraska, Oregon, Washington and Utah.

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Arizona tracking hundreds of people after possible measles exposure

January 29, 2015
Public health officials in Arizona are monitoring 1,000 people, including 195 children who may have been exposed to measles, stemming from the outbreak that originated…
Elizabeth A. Sinclair, PharmD In the Journals

Higher doses of vancomycin linked to kidney injury in children

January 29, 2015
Acute kidney injury was common among hospitalized children who received vancomycin, with higher doses associated with an increased risk for kidney damage, according to…
Ravi M. Patel, MD, MSc In the Journals

Mortality declined among extremely premature infants

January 28, 2015
The rates of overall mortality decreased among extremely premature infants from 2000 through 2011, specifically infant deaths ascribed to bronchopulmonary dysplasia and…

Obama administration proposes $1.2 billion of antibiotic resistance-related funding

January 28, 2015
The Obama administration’s 2016 fiscal year budget proposal includes more than $1.2 billion of federal funding toward combating antibiotic resistance, according…
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A 2-Year-Old Male with Persistent Fever and Pneumonia

Pediatric Annals, January 2015, Volume 44 Issue 1
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Pediatric Annals January 2015

Unusual Diagnoses: Part 1: January 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Index of suspicion—a term used daily by clinicians in general practice who must, in a sea of “normal”…
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Lessons every clinician should know about lymphadenopathy and lymphadenitis

December 5, 2014
NEW YORK — Mary Anne Jackson, MD, chief of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases section at Children’s Mercy…
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