Category Archives: Infectious Disease

Top 5 pediatric health blogs of 2016

Happy New Year! To mark the end of the year, we’re sharing our five most popular blog posts from 2016. We’re always proud to share new information from our experts, … Full Entry »

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Get Smart About Antibiotics Week

Get Smart About Antibiotics Week is an annual, one-week observance to raise awareness of the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic prescribing and use.

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International Infection Prevention Week

This blog is co-authored by Dr. Judith Campbell and Katie Jones, MPH, CIC. International Infection Prevention Week, (established in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan), is celebrated the third week of … Full Entry »

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2016 monthly news round-up: Top stories from September

In September we spent time with Houston Texans player Devon Still, celebrated a “miracle recovery” with patient Noah Hansen, learned about a new medication for sickle cell disease and named … Full Entry »

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Cat scratch disease: What parents need to know

Cat scratch disease is an illness that can occur after being bitten or scratched by a cat or following the bite of a flea. It is caused when the Bartonella … Full Entry »

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