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Associated PressThe lives of nearly 900 babies would be saved each year, along with billions of dollars, if 90% of U.S. mothers breast-fed their babies for the first six months of life, a cost analysis says. Those results, to be published online Monday in the journal...
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All The Rage"Nomad Two Worlds" -- a decade-long collaborative art project launched by Australian photographer Russell James that sees him partner with indigenous artists to create new works of art -- is hosting an L.A. edition of its newest exhibition, starting...
Booster ShotsGiving acetaminophen -- best known by the brand-name Tylenol -- to infants along with vaccines to prevent fevers from developing reduces the effectiveness of the vaccines, perhaps because a fever is an essential part of the development of an immune......
Booster ShotsDr. Andrew Wakefield has responded in an e-mail message to Tuesday's article citing the medical journal Lancet's retraction of his 1998 article purporting to link autism to the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine. The article stated that Wakefield now...
A rising number of California parents are choosing to send their children to kindergarten without routine vaccinations, putting hundreds of elementary schools in the state at risk for outbreaks of childhood diseases eradicated in the U.S. years ago....
Times Staff Writer"Do I have AIDS?" Sixteen-year-old Alexander Ghaffari was eating breakfast, getting ready for school, when he put the question to his mother. It wasn't a charged or dreaded moment. He can't even remember what prompted him to ask. Maybe he'd overheard...
Tar-and-feather time Re “Cogdill pays for being right,” Column, March 30 Reading George Skelton's column about state Sen. Dave Cogdill's ouster as minority leader, my suspicions have finally been verified. Our Republican state legislators...
Merced Sun-StarNow that Karen Scialabba has successfully battled a rare form of lymphoma, her life has taken several different turns -- all for the better. The 52-year-old Merced woman has started violin lessons and joined a cancer support group at Mercy Medical...
An Orlando infant's death from whooping cough last month is underscoring the county health department's push to get children and adults alike vaccinated and keep vaccines up to date. The six-week-old baby boy was too young to have gotten his first...
New BritainThe New Britain Rock Cats and the New Britain Health Department have joined forces to host Immunization Records Day on Tuesday, April 30, at New Britain Stadium. The 6:35 p.m. game features the Rock Cats vs. the Harrisburg Senators (Washington Nationals...
Fergus Falls Daily Journal, Minn.For Nicole and Erik Anderson, parents of an autistic son, Bo, third-grade proved to be the ah-ha year. That's the year children begin accelerated reading. There also are more responsibilities in the classroom, Nicole said. "Bo couldn't keep up with...
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
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