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66 Unvaccinated Students Barred From Returning To Palm Desert High For 2 Weeks

PALM DESERT (CBSLA.com) — A possible case of measles at Palm Desert High School prompted school district and county health officials Wednesday to bar 66 students from campus. 193 more words

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10 steps to prep your move abroad

So you’re doing it, I applaud you! It’s not as easy as it looks, committing to such a big experience. Adventure calls in all shapes and sizes, if you’re going somewhere for just a few weeks or making a grande choice for a few months to a year this list might push you to get organized and start your motors working towards getting yourself ready. 1,942 more words

Moving Abroad

California measles outbreak grows to 73 cases

ANAHEIM, Calif. —  California has reported more measles cases.

The number of cases has increased to 73, with 50 of those cases linked to an outbreak at Disneyland, the California Department of Public Health reported Monday. 314 more words

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Dissolving Illusions: Disease, Vaccines and the Forgotten History - A Review

(The following is a review of the book “Dissolving Illusions: Disease, Vaccines and the Forgotten History” by Dr. Suzanne Humphries, (the review being written by Dr. 4,470 more words

Health/Medicine

Immunity, breastfeeding, and the timing of measles vaccine

The Pediatric Insider

© 2015 Roy Benaroch, MD

Leave it to Disney to make a splash—any day now, we’ll hear that Anna and Elsa have caught the measles themselves (imagine a link to the sisters all covered with spots, looking miserable in the hospital, with a worried snowman and moose cowering in the background. 1,098 more words

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What Is Meningitis, Anyway?

At PKIDs, we help families affected by infectious diseases, and we work to educate ourselves and others about these diseases. Our goal is to prevent infections. 703 more words

Vaccines

Pneumococcal Disease

High risk adults need pneumococcal vaccination. Doctors work hard to care for patients and prevent disease. Patients at risk include those over 65 or under one year of age, immunosuppressed victims, and substance abusers. 48 more words