Pediatrics / Children's Health News

Vaccinating Infants For Rotavirus Also Protects Unvaccinated Older Children And Adults

Vaccinating InfantsVaccinating infants against rotavirus also prevents serious disease in unvaccinated older children and adults, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This helps reduce rotavirus-related hospital costs in these older groups. The results of the study are published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases and are now available online.

Healthy Eating And Physical Activity Among Preschoolers Could Be Promoted By Child-Care Facilities

Healthy eating physical activityEating and physical activity habits for a lifetime can develop at an early age. As the use of preschool child care increases and the prevalence of childhood obesity is at an all-time high, the opportunity to positively impact eating and exercise habits within this setting presents itself.

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