Rates of vaccination among teens improved in 2016 compared to 2015, including coverage for routine vaccinations such as Tdap, MenACWY and HPV vaccines, CDC researchers found. Read the entire article >> READ MORE
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has created a new online tool called the Health Workforce Connector to help health care professionals, including pediatricians, find jobs at more than 20,000 sites and health care facilities in the communities across the... READ MORE
The quarterly reports are intended to facilitate collaboration between awardees and partners to help increase HPV vaccination coverage. Due to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recent recommendation of a 2- dose HPV vaccination schedule for adolescents... READ MORE
The World Health Organization, UNICEF and the Global Breastfeeding Collective reported that all 194 countries failed to comply with all recommended breast-feeding standards, with only 40% of infants younger than age 6 months being exclusively breast-fed and only 23 countries... READ MORE
Remarkable. In the early hours of the morning, a dangerous bill that would have jeopardized health care for millions of children and families was narrowly defeated. The U.S. Senate voted 49-51 on legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, stopping the bill in its tracks and... READ MORE
Prevalence of HPV genotypes targeted by a quadrivalent vaccine fell by more than half among young women in the 8 years following introduction of the vaccine, study data showed. Read the rest of the story >> READ MORE
An analysis of data from 289,573 women in China found that those who breastfed their babies had about a 10 percent lower risk of developing heart disease or stroke. The study, published in of the Journal of the American Heart Association, used data from women in the China... READ MORE
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