Pediatrics

Cases spread as state defies CDC guidance

Health
Rachel Carter

Two Florida children have contracted measles after the state’s top health official defied federal guidance to contain an outbreak at an elementary ...

Oakland County child with measles traveled internationally

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Rachel Carter

An Oakland County child has the first confirmed case of measles in Michigan since 2019, the state health department announced Friday. The ...

Possible measles case in Clermont County, health officials report

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Rachel Carter

The potential case follows the state’s first confirmed cases of measles and mumps  Clermont County Public Health is investigating a possible case ...

Incorrect RSV shots given to 128 pregnant women and 25 babies, CDC says

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Rachel Carter

What is RSV? Here’s what we know about RSV vaccines and drugs. What to know about new drugs and vaccines coming for ...

How to send a Valentine’s Day card to St. Jude patients

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Sarah Wilson

This Valentine’s Day, send a virtual XOXO to the children at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with a free e-greeting. Anyone can ...

Measles cases reported in 9 US states: See a map, symptoms

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Rachel Carter

As cold and flu season drags on, multiple states across the U.S. are now also reporting cases of measles, a highly contagious ...

Experts offer advice after CDC reports 57 pediatric deaths this flu season

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Rachel Carter

As winter continues to drag along, so does cold and flu season. This year, parents and experts alike expressed concern over the ...

These Are The Signs Of ‘Walking Pneumonia’ In Kids

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Rachel Carter

You may have seen headlines about recent outbreaks of respiratory illness affecting children in China, Europe and the United States. The Warren ...

Medical treatment designed for one patient may be the future for many

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Rachel Carter

Imagine you or your child gets a diagnosis so rare no one else on Earth is known to have it. Doctors can ...

Fruit pouches recalled due to lead poisoning, 52 children sickened

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Jessica Roberts

At least 18 more children have been sickened by the recently recalled applesauce fruit pouches due to dangerous lead contamination, the Food ...