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Focus on Back-to-School Illnesses
September 2017 | Issue No. 154
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What’s going around? It’s back-to-school illnesses!

As a parent, it is important to be aware of the most up-to-date treatment guidelines so you can be sure your child is getting the best care possible.

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By: Kristie E. N. Clarke, MD, MSCR, FAAP
917_fluseasonahead.pngHere are 5 things to know:
1. Now is the time to get vaccinated.
2. This year's flu vaccine is only available as a shot. 
3. You can't get the flu from the flu vaccine.
4. If you catch the flu and are vaccinated, you will get a milder form of the disease.
5. The flu vaccine can be given at the same time as other vaccines.
917_pregnant_belly.jpgMake healthy choices and take a few extra precautions during pregnancy to improve your chances for a healthy baby. Here are 11 things you can do to prevent infections.
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Get info on taking temps and giving meds. 
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