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Vaccination coverage remains above 90% for infants

Vaccination coverage remains above 90% for infants

Infants aged 19-35 months had vaccination rates above 90%.

Fish consumption may trigger food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome

Fish is an important trigger of food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome.

CDC committee recommends new shingles vaccine

CDC voted for Shingrix over Zostavax as herpes zoster vaccine of choice

Opinion

The flu shot remains a vital healthcare tool

Even if the flu shot "misses," as it did last year, it remains one of the best tools we have to help our patients live healthier lives.

Communicating vaccine safety to parents

Clinicians should inform parents about the safety of vaccines to encourage them to vaccinate their children.

Adolescents need HPV shots early

Common reasons that parents give when declining human papillomavirus vaccine for their children are, "My teen is not sexually active," or "Maybe we'll wait until he/she is a bit older." This thinking negates the vaccine's preventive purpose.

Features

Outdated vaccine protocol

Outdated vaccine protocol

A child deals with the consequences of a lesser vaccine, because a medical practice did not update its immunization policies.

Stat consult: Allergic rhinits

Stat consult: Allergic rhinits

Allergic rhinitis is the twelfth most common diagnosis made at family physician visits.

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Nonallergic rhinitis: What clinicians should know

Nonallergic rhinitis: What clinicians should know

Clinicians must maintain a high degree of suspicion for nonallergic rhinitis to ensure a proper diagnosis and should not rule ...

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