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The coming flu season may be severe. Here’s why

The coming flu season may be severe. Here’s why

This story appeared in CNN. Read more here. The coming flu season may be a doozy. Even as coronavirus was devastating populations around the world, killing 3.7 million people globally, doctors and public health officials noticed something else was missing: There was...

I’m a Pediatrician. Get Your Child Vaccinated.

I’m a Pediatrician. Get Your Child Vaccinated.

This story appeared in The Atlantic. Read more here. When I was in medical school in the 1980s, a surgeon came to my clinical-medicine course to talk about how to guide patients in making decisions. He presented a scenario in which a patient with breast cancer had to...

COVID Vaccines and Kids: 20 Things to Know

COVID Vaccines and Kids: 20 Things to Know

This story appeared in the U of M Health Blog. Read more here. The country recently reached a highly anticipated milestone when adolescents and younger teens became eligible for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. And more than half a million kids aged 12 to 15 have already...