Tag Archive: vaccination

Aug 18 2015

Researchers Testing Video to Increase Teens’ Acceptance of HPV Vaccine

HPVAbout 79 million Americans are currently infected with human papillomavirus (HPV), and 14 million people become newly infected each year.

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Mar 25 2015

Technology Helps Overcome Barriers to Vaccination

vaccinationAlexander Fiks, MD, MSCE, a faculty member at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, commented about a study appearing in JAMA Pediatrics that described an approach to using health information technology to increase vaccination coverage.

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Feb 6 2015

Project Increases Flu Vaccination in Pediatric Patients With Cancer

vaccinationWhile influenza vaccination is important for all children, it is critical that pediatric patients with cancer get a flu shot because their weakened immune systems leave them especially vulnerable to severe infections.

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