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HPV Vaccine Prevents More Than Cervical Cancer

Back to school for some children means back to the pediatrician to get required vaccinations.

08/11/2014

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Area Pediatricians Warn Parents About Retail Clinics

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) Some pediatricians want parents to think twice before taking their children to a retail clinic. “When you walk into a retail clinic, they don’t have your child’s medical history immediately available, […]

08/27/2012

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Pediatricians Recommend Boys Get the HPV vaccine

The infection usually doesn’t cause any symptoms and goes away on its own. But certain types of the virus may cause genital warts and in some cases cancer.

02/28/2012

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Children’s Hospitals Federal Funding in Jeopardy

Federal funding that supports pediatric residency training programs at hospitals for children could shrink or go away unless the president and others in Washington act soon.

02/08/2012

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