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Measles Outbreak - How to Protect Your Family (6/5/14) Measles, a very contagious respiratory virus, is on the rise. As of May 2014, there have been 334 cases of measles reported in the United States. According to the CDC, this is the highest number of cases reported since measles was eliminated in the US in 2009...

When to Seek Help for a Cough by Kristen A. Feemster, MD, MPH, MSHP (5/3/12)

Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases (PKIDs): As a parent, you may wonder whether you or your child with a cough has pertussis, but when you go to the doctor, he or she may not agree or even suggest testing. The truth of the matter is that the accurate diagnosis of pertussis is challenging...