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Study looks at efficacy of Tdap vaccines in adolescents

AAP SmartBrief | Feb 08, 2016

The Tdap booster vaccine is almost 69% effective in the first year of vaccination, but the immunity wanes and is almost gone by year three, researchers estimated in a study in Pediatrics. Researchers with Kaiser Permanente Northern California evaluated all children in their health system who received DTaP vaccination, ages 10 and older, and found that just over 1,200 children and teens had whooping cough between 2006 and 2015, most of whom fell ill during two statewide epidemics in 2010 and 2014. HealthDay News (02/05)


USPSTF calls for all teenagers to be screened for depression

AAP SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016

Researchers discover new evidence linking Zika virus to birth defects

AAP SmartBrief | Feb 11, 2016

Report: Vaccines may help reduce antibiotic use, fight drug resistance

AAP SmartBrief | Feb 12, 2016

Study examines effect of solid foods on infant's gut microbiota

AAP SmartBrief | Feb 12, 2016

Va. health system to add genetic testing to newborn screening

AAP SmartBrief | Feb 10, 2016

Addressing the bigger picture: Adverse childhood experiences

AAP SmartBrief | Feb 08, 2016

Study compares whey, cow's milk formulas for eczema prevention

AAP SmartBrief | Feb 08, 2016

Severity of metabolic syndrome declines among US teens, study shows

AAP SmartBrief | Feb 10, 2016

Babies with Zika-related microcephaly may have eye defects

AAP SmartBrief | Feb 10, 2016


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New Spanish-language dental health website now online

AAP SmartBrief | Feb 11, 2016

Consulting services for environmental exposures

AAP SmartBrief | Feb 11, 2016

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