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Survival of extremely low-birth-weight infants improves, but lifelong challenges remain

Survival of extremely low-birth-weight infants improves, but lifelong challenges remain
Infectious Diseases in Children, September 2019

A pregnant woman or newborn dies every 11 seconds, new estimate shows

September 19, 2019
An estimated 2.8 million pregnant women and newborns — approximately one every 11 seconds — die each year worldwide, mostly from preventable causes…

Screening patients for measles beforehand can reduce exposure

September 18, 2019
One of the lessons that health care centers learned during New York City’s recent measles outbreak was to screen patients before they entered the facility —…

Paid family leave improves timely vaccination for low-income families

September 17, 2019
Infants were less likely to be late on vaccinations when their parents received 6 weeks of paid family leave, especially those born to families living below the poverty…
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Human Papillomavirus and the HPV Vaccine: Where Are We Today?

Pediatric Annals, January 2017, Volume 46 Issue 1
Vaccine discussions are an important part of the general pediatrician's day. The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, in…
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HPV Vaccination – Expanding the Playing Field for Cancer Prevention

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

With the recent expansion of the age range for which males and females are eligible for human papilloma virus (HPV)…
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VIDEO: H7N9 a ‘virus of greatest concern’

October 18, 2017
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