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  • The Kid's Doctor: Enterovirus continues to spread

    Enterovirus infections are in the news once again, and are causing a lot of parental anxiety. While enterovirus D-68 has caused some serious illness in children, especially in the Midwest and now spreading to the Northeastern states, remember that many...

    How A Shingles Shot Can Prevent Months Of Pain

    More than three-quarters of Americans believe vaccines for such diseases as measles, mumps, and whooping cough should be mandatory for children, a new Harris poll finds. The margin increases with age, with 88 percent of respondents over 69 years old and...

    Around Annapolis: Maryland Senior Olympics to feature local croquet

    Around Annapolis: Maryland Senior Olympics to feature local croquet
    Ginger Cove resident Byron Lee started the ball rolling on having croquet included in every state's Senior Olympics. Maryland became the first to do so last year, as a result of a meeting between Lee and Ted Roth, head of Special Olympics in the state....

    Eula Biss discusses 'On Immunity'

    Eula Biss discusses 'On Immunity'
    In preparation for giving birth to her first child five years ago, Eula Biss began researching the vaccination process. Public health policy strongly recommends that every child should be inoculated for a variety of diseases on a schedule that begins...