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ACIP provides recommendations on meningococcal vaccination

ACIP provides recommendations on meningococcal vaccination

ACIP provides recommendations on meningococcal vaccination ACIP provides recommendations on meningococcal vaccination (HealthDay)—Routine vaccination with a quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MenACWY) is recommended for adolescents aged 11 to 12 years with a booster at age 16 years, according to a report published in the Sept. 24 issue of the U.S. …

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    COVID-19 discovery in children may inform development of vaccines, treatments

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    COVID-19 discovery in children may inform development of vaccines, treatments COVID-19 discovery in children may inform development of vaccines, treatments Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain New discoveries about the immune response made against a particular part of the COVID-19 virus in children who have the rare but dangerous multisystem inflammatory syndrome …

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      Age restrictions for handguns make little difference in homicides

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      Age restrictions for handguns make little difference in homicides Age restrictions for handguns make little difference in homicides Credit: CC0 Public Domain In the United States, individual state laws barring 18- to 20-year-olds from buying or possessing a handgun make little difference in the rate of homicides involving a gun …

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        I regret stopping breastfeeding. How do I start again?

        I regret stopping breastfeeding. How do I start again?

        I regret stopping breastfeeding. How do I start again? I regret stopping breastfeeding. How do I start again? Credit: Shutterstock Many women find breastfeeding difficult and stop before they planned. Some women are relieved to stop. But others regret it. If you regret stopping, you may be able to give …

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          Remote neuropsychology tests for children shown effective

          Remote neuropsychology tests for children shown effective

          Remote neuropsychology tests for children shown effective Remote neuropsychology tests for children shown effective Administering neuropsychology evaluations to children online in the comfort of their own homes is feasible and delivers results comparable to tests traditionally performed in a clinic, a new study led by UT Southwestern researchers and Children’s …

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            Parental touch reduces pain responses in babies’ brains

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            Parental touch reduces pain responses in babies’ brains Parental touch reduces pain responses in babies’ brains Credit: CC0 Public Domain Being held by a parent with skin-to-skin contact reduces how strongly a newborn baby’s brain responds to a painful medical jab, finds a new study led by researchers at UCL …

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              After COVID-19 exposure, when can young athletes resume play?

              After COVID-19 exposure, when can young athletes resume play?

              After COVID-19 exposure, when can young athletes resume play? After COVID-19 exposure, when can young athletes resume play? (HealthDay)—Young athletes who’ve had moderate COVID-19 symptoms should be symptom-free for 14 days and get their doctor’s OK before returning to practices or games, according to a leading group of U.S. pediatricians. …

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                800 million children still exposed to lead

                800 million children still exposed to lead

                800 million children still exposed to lead 800 million children still exposed to lead The number of motor vehicles has tripled in low- and middle-income countries in the last 20 years, which in turn leads to a sharp increase in lead-containing batteries. Credit: Shutterstock, NTB scanpix Every third child in …

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