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How Do I Protect my Baby and Child from Measles?

Babies have some protective antibodies that cross the placenta from their mother if she was immunized or had measles. These antibodies wear off over time and can’t always be depended upon. A person with measles can be contagious 4 days … Continue reading

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Improving Immunization Rates

  The practice participated in the PROTECT performance improvement modules (PIM) for both childhood and adolescent immunizations, and we are pleased to announce our results.   Our goal for the childhood immunizations was to improve the number of children receiving … Continue reading

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Chicken Pox Party?

Chicken Pox Parties are old school. Back before the immunization against chicken pox (varicella) became available in the United States in 1995, parents used to ask about exposing children who’d never had chicken pox to other infected children. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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