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AAP urges flu vaccine for kids 6 months and older

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued its annual flu recommendations this week and said that all children ages 6 months and older should receive the vaccine as soon as it becomes available. Citing 179 flu-related child fatalities reported in the 2017-2018 flu season, the AAP said the vaccine “significantly reduces a child’s risk of… Read More »

Mom diagnosed with colon cancer urges others to get screened early

Jennifer Waller, pictured with her two children, said her symptoms could have been easily dismissed.  (GoFundMe ) A 32-year-old mother’s video message urging others to listen to their bodies and get their symptoms checked has gone viral after she shared that she was diagnosed with colon cancer just days prior. Jennifer Waller, a nurse in… Read More »