Dr. Ken Haller

Local Pediatricians Disagree with Trump on Vaccine-AutismLocal pediatricians try to put out the vaccine-autism fire that was recently re-lit by Donald Trump.
Local Pediatrician Concerned About Mumps OutbreakA local pediatrician is concerned about this week’s mumps outbreak in and around Columbia, Missouri.
CDC Approves Two New Meningitis VaccinesA local pediatrician applauds the CDC’s approval of two expensive new meningitis vaccines.
Measles Make it to Illinois; How Safe are Children in St. Louis?"If a baby gets the measles, it could be absolutely devastating," says SLU Care pediatrician Dr. Ken Haller. "That's why it's just really incumbent on everyone to make sure that anyone who can get vaccinated, does get vaccinated."
Health Officials Say Respiratory Virus is Hitting Kids in Both St. Louis, Kansas City AreasThe Missouri Health Department is issuing a warning about a respiratory illness that is hitting kids on both sides of the state.
Study: No Evidence Vaccines Cause AutismSerious side effects from vaccines are rare and there's no evidence they lead to autism, according to a new study.
Measles Cases Reported in MissouriThe Centers for Disease Control says nearly 200 cases of the measles have been reported in 17 states this year, including Missouri.
Study: Kids Given Codeine Despite RisksA local pediatrician says not to let your child's doctor prescribe the powerful painkiller codeine without talking about alternatives first.
As Influenza Risk Decreases, RSV Becomes More Prevalent"Most of the RSV can be treated at home with a humidifier, making sure they're drinking lots of fluids."
Child Flu Cases Continue To RisePediatrician: "This is extremely unusual for this time of year, we usually don't see this many kids actually sick enough to be admitted to the hospital."
Early Flu Season Hits St. LouisEmergency room doctors at Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center say they usually don't start seeing flu pick up until late December.
Is It Safe for Children to Take Adult Laxatives?Parents are questioning the long-term effects of an often used laxative in children.

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