Kids' Health News

Immunity boosted by combining polio vaccines

New evidence suggests that giving the Salk inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) to individuals who had already been given the Sabin live-attenuated oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV) may improve their...

Iron deficiency and pica linked in pregnant teens

In a study of 158 pregnant teenagers in Rochester, NY, nearly half engaged in pica - the craving and intentional consumption of ice, cornstarch, vacuum dust, baby powder and soap, and other nonfood...

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