Measles is a highly contagious disease that can have serious outcomes including disability and death. However, in the modern era of medical care, very bad outcomes are fortunately not common. Most will recover and do OK. The standard for immunization […]
Measles is a highly contagious and potentially severe disease that causes fever, rash, cough, and red, watery eyes. It mainly spreads through the air after a person with measles coughs or sneezes. Measles symptoms begin seven to 21 days after […]
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends pediatricians give children inactivated influenza vaccine (flu shot) in the upcoming season and use live attenuated vaccine (intranasal flu vaccine, aka Flumist) only as a last resort. Annual influenza vaccination is recommended for everyone […]
A Safer Family. A Safer World: from UW Medicine/Harborview Hospital, information designed for parents, caregivers, and other caring adults to help them prevent the sexual abuse of children. Available in multiple languages. Here are the links for English and Spanish.
Instead of cough medicine, try drinking lots of fluid. Humidity. Honey if over 1 year of age. If you can’t stop it, try to cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Put your used […]