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Study: No Evidence Vaccines Cause Autism

Serious side effects from vaccines are rare and there’s no evidence they lead to autism, according to a new study.

07/03/2014

A nurse uses a syringe to prepare an injection of the combined Measles Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccination at an MMR drop-in clinic. (Photo: GEOFF CADDICK/AFP/Getty Images)

Measles Cases Reported in Missouri

The Centers for Disease Control says nearly 200 cases of the measles have been reported in 17 states this year, including Missouri.

05/23/2014

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Study: Kids Given Codeine Despite Risks

A local pediatrician says not to let your child’s doctor prescribe the powerful painkiller codeine without talking about alternatives first.

04/22/2014

New flu numbers show an increase.

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.”

03/06/2013

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Child Flu Cases Continue To Rise

Pediatrician: “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.”

11/20/2012

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Early Flu Season Hits St. Louis

Emergency room doctors at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center say they usually don’t start seeing flu pick up until late December.

10/23/2012

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Is It Safe for Children to Take Adult Laxatives?

Parents are questioning the long-term effects of an often used laxative in children.

05/30/2012