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Viral infections in pregnancy

There are a number of viruses that can impact the fetus should a pregnant woman become infected.  It is important for GPs to understand the potential harm various viruses can cause both the fetus and pregnant woman.  112 more words

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IVF Orientation

Well, our IVF Orientation is complete! Well sort of…

Our nurse was such a perfect match for me. Super chatty, funny and informative. I got to ask her a ton of questions and she answered them in detail. 553 more words

Rubella and I

Fifty years ago, in the dog days of August 1964, I was a midterm fetus in some amount of danger.

The German measles, or rubella, was sweeping across the United States. 612 more words

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New Vaccine Requirements For Illinois Students

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Health officials are reminding Illinois parents about required vaccinations and eye exams for school children.

Illinois requires students enrolling in school to be up-to-date on immunizations. 121 more words

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Evaluation of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccination catch-up campaign in England in 2013

Source: Vaccine DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2014.05.077

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Date of publication: July 2014

Publication Type: Journal Article

In a nutshell:  In January–March 2013 in England, confirmed measles cases increased in children aged 10–16 years. 215 more words

Vaccines

Measles, mumps, rubella vaccine isn't linked to autism: large review

TORONTO — It’s new research that may have come in handy for concerned parents as a measles outbreak spread through parts of Canada last year: childhood vaccines are safe and don’t lead to autism, a scientific review suggests. 450 more words

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