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Not much about the family of hepatitis viruses is as simple as ABC. Test yourself on a few of the fine points, here.
Low Adult Vaccination Rates Pose Health Risk
A new coalition’s goal is to work together to increase adult vaccination rates and stop vaccine-preventable diseases.
Vaccines with (Fringe) Benefits
Prevnar prevents deadly disease. Like other vaccines, it offers less touted benefits, too; small, but not insignificant.
Pox Parties of Yore
Mailing a lollipop licked by a child infected with chicken pox is: A. Stupid. B. Illegal. C. All of the above. D. Other.
Influenza: Not as Simple as ABC's and 123's
A new flu season is never elementary for primary care. Two questions on flu and its spread that may prove educational.
Vaccines and Purpura: Possible Cause and Effect?
A 5 y/o boy bruises easily. Mom thinks he has leukemia. On exam he does have purpura. So, where do vaccines fit in?
Perinatal Precautions with Hepatits B: Test your Recall
Pediatricians will answer these 2 nursery-round inspired questions with no trouble. If your Peds rotation was a while back, let's test your memory.
Vaccines for Children Program: Do You Know the Law?
See if you recall a few basics about program eligibility and the vaccines covered by the law. It's a short quiz.
The 3 Scourges of Infectious Disease
Tuberculosis, measles, and influenza have declined over the years but not gone away. See the slides that follow for key facts and figures on the current state of these ongoing public health threats.
6 Things That Might Persuade Parents to Vaccinate
When parents play out worst case scenarios in protest against routine vaccination, maybe one or two of these 6 options for response will come in handy.
Could You Spot the Measles?
Here are the signs and symptoms of the measles in a classic case—in order of their appearance:
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