Top News: #KidsHealth

Here are the top read news for #KidsHealth: As More Parents Refuse Vaccines, More Doctors Dismiss Them — With AAP’s Blessing: But doctors’ dismissal of non-vaccinating families has remained controversial because the AAP has not promoted or supported dismissing families who don’t vaccinate for non-medical reasons. The organization instead urges pediatricians to continue providing unvaccinated…

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Here are the top read news for #KidsHealth: Summer Camps Say They’re Not Sweating Over Zika Risk: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hasn’t released guidelines specific to summer camps for Zika prevention, but camp managers should follow general prevention guidelines, CDC spokesman Benjamin Haynes tells Shots. Many of those suggestions, such as wearing…

Top News: #WomensHealth

Here are the top read news for #WomensHealth: Mastectomy followed by standard therapy improves survival in stage IV breast cancer patients: Surgery to remove the primary tumor in women diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer, followed by the standard combination of therapies, adds months to the patients’ lives, compared with standard therapy alone, an international…

Top News: #Infections

Here are the top read news for #Infections: CDC sounds the alarm about salmonella risk from small turtles: Stay away from small turtles: they are behind four separate salmonella outbreaks that sickened 133 people across the U.S. since last year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In an announcement today, the CDC…