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Posted on Feb 6, 2015

By now you have probably heard about the measles outbreak that started with an infected person at Disneyland.  This is a huge crisis as measles is very dangerous, is extremely contagious and the outbreak has been a public health nightmare.  The reason for the outbreak…



Posted on Sep 11, 2012

It’s back to school and back to germs. As a pediatrician, it’s like clockwork: one to two weeks after going back to school, the phones start ringing and the sick visits come pouring in. Why does back to school bring illness? It’s a mystery that’s…




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