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The Chickenpox/ Shingles Story (Pedcast)
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The Chickenpox/ Shingles Story (Pedcast)

Voice introduction I was having a discussion the other day with the mom of one of my patients. She was asking me why we vaccinate children against chickenpox; a disease that her mother told her was a benign mild childhood illness that doesn’t hurt kids.  Keep in mind that almost […]

ACHA Launches Heart Month Campaign
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ACHA Launches Heart Month Campaign

February is American Heart Month, and The Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA) announced on February 1st the launch of their Heart Month campaign, as a part of the larger effort to raise critical awareness of congenital heart disease (CHD) and lifelong care from childhood to adulthood.Congenital heart disease (CHD) is the most […]