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Clinic Highlights

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I saw a patient whose name was Serious. I asked him why his parents gave him this name, but he said he had never asked them. 765 more words

Medical

Day 3 - Kawasaki Disease

My son was diagnosed with Kawasaki Disease 6 weeks ago. As per doctor the cause of this disease is still unknown so unfortunately you can’t avoid it. 313 more words

Disease

Measles Outbreak in Sierra Leone

Health authorities in Sierra Leone`s Kono district have confirmed an outbreak of Measles in the area. According to reports Thursday, the World Health Organization have dispatched emergency support and have engaged local health personnel in training to face a new threat mostly dangerous to children. 68 more words

Disease

Had Olmsted Been Right About Measles Vaccine, He'd Still be Wrong

Like many other scientists and vaccine advocates, Joel A. Harrison, PhD, MPH strongly believes that if parents are to decide whether or not they should vaccinate their children, than they should base their decisions on scholarly articles that represent well-grounded, solid science.   676 more words

Science & Research

Measles is Preventable

Did you know that measles is ranked among the most contagious viruses? The virus is spread not just through contact, but also through the air. Scientists estimate that one sick person can easily infect 20 other people. 353 more words

Human Body

Democrats and Measles

Okay, so I struggled a little bit with this one. I tried to think of something else, anything else, that I could blog about today, and while there were plenty on the list, I  1,722 more words