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‘Tis the (respiratory) Season!

‘Tis the (respiratory) Season!

It’s December! ‘Tis the season for family, food, holiday shopping, and respiratory illness. While this is typically a time for happiness and thankfulness, it is also a time of the year that us parents need to be extra mindful of the health of our little ones, who rely...

Measles Cases Continue to Rise Around the World

Measles Cases Continue to Rise Around the World

This article appeared in the New York Times. Read the full story here. There has been a rapid increase in the global measles outbreak, with reported cases jumping 300% in the first three months of 2019 compared with the same period last year, according to the World...

Chicago officials urge flu vaccine before peak season

Chicago officials urge flu vaccine before peak season

This article appeared in WGN9. Read the full story here. Health officials in Chicago say it’s not too late to get a flu shot. The Chicago Department of Public Health is hosting four flu clinics this week, offering free vaccines. The events are on Monday, Tuesday and...

Vaccinations help keep everyone safe

Vaccinations help keep everyone safe

This op-ed by Juliet Damon appeared in The Brunswick News. Read the full story here. Vaccinations do not cause autism. They do, however, prevent the development and transmission of fatal diseases and save millions of lives every year. Yet, for some reason, there is...