Immunization Legislation – Growing Up Healthy – Health Article

It’s National Infant Immunization Week (#Ivax2Protect).  What?!  Why is an adolescent medicine physician blogging about infant immunizations?!  With all the measles going on (seriously, I cannot even deal with the current measles outbreak – 704 cases this year alone!), we need to talk about immunizations and the current laws. I specifically want to draw attention to the Wisconsin Student Immunization Law. Current state law requires children attending school to be vaccinated against various diseases, like measles, tetanus, hepatitis B, etc.…

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Burn Dangers in the Kitchen – Health Article

It’s National Burn Awareness Week and our Burn Center wants to help you prevent burns. Scalds were the most common injury for children in the Burn Center in 2018. One place where scalds and burns happen is the kitchen. As children grow, they like to try out their independence. And that may mean trying to “help” mom or dad in the kitchen. Keep kids safe in the kitchen with these tips to avoid accidental burns:…

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