Learn about PPP, a rare disease that causes temporary paralysis

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(BPT) – Imagine you’re a college student performing with your musical theater troupe. It’s summertime and swampy-hot at the outdoor venue, and it doesn’t help that you’re wearing a pioneer dress that weighs about 10 pounds. But you’re singing and dancing under the spotlights, and your partner is picking you up to do a dance…

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Which of the following is true about routine childhood vaccines?


(BPT) – Now that kids are back in the classroom, it’s important to remember that their brains aren’t the only things that will be put to the test — their immune systems will, too. Parents can make sure children are up to date on all recommended vaccinations to help prevent them from getting vaccine-preventable diseases…

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Well-child visits help you prioritize your child’s physical and mental health

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(BPT) – Annual well-child visits are doctor appointments for preventive health services which are essential for ensuring a child’s growth and tracking developmental milestones. The well-child visit is also the time for routine immunizations to prevent diseases like measles, polio, hepatitis B, chickenpox, whooping cough and other serious diseases. “Like vaccines, which prevent physical health…

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