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Read: Vaccine Exemptions Triple in California as Parents Doctor-Shop

Vaccine Exemptions Triple in California as Parents Doctor-Shop

A state senator, who is also a pediatrician, is sponsoring a new bill that would require the state health department to sign off on all medical exemptions.

Read: NYC Declares Measles Emergency, Orders Vaccinations for Some

NYC Declares Measles Emergency, Orders Vaccinations for Some

Residents over the age of six months who live in four specific Brooklyn ZIP codes must be vaccinated or face a fine of up to $1,000.

Read: Autism Awareness: Advocates Discuss Risks Involved with Disorder

Autism Awareness: Advocates Discuss Risks Involved with Disorder

Researchers are studying ways to prevent children with autism from wandering away, which is a risk many parents have experienced.

Read: Study Links Youth Suicide and Gun Owning Households

Study Links Youth Suicide and Gun Owning Households

Every day, an average of three youths between the ages of 10 and 19 die by firearm-related suicide, according to the study.

Read: 40 Univ. of Maryland Students Test Positive for Adenovirus

40 Univ. of Maryland Students Test Positive for Adenovirus

A freshman UMD student died from the illness back in November.

Read: Study: ADHD Diagnosis More Likely for Youngest Kids in Class

Study: ADHD Diagnosis More Likely for Youngest Kids in Class

New research suggests younger kids in a classroom are 30 percent more likely to receive an ADHD diagnosis.

Read: More Kids Seeking Help for Mental Health at ERs, Research Shows

More Kids Seeking Help for Mental Health at ERs, Research Shows

More than 293,000 children have been diagnosed for some type of mental illness in a pediatric emergency room from 2012 to 2016.

Read: CDC Report: Fewer High School Students Having Sex, Using Drugs

CDC Report: Fewer High School Students Having Sex, Using Drugs

The CDC, however, also found more U.S. high school students are feeling depressed and have considered attempting suicide.

Read: Joint Commission: 7 Ways to Prevent Workplace Violence in Healthcare Without Adding Security

Joint Commission: 7 Ways to Prevent Workplace Violence in Healthcare Without Adding Security

Implementing certain policies and procedures at your hospital can make a big impact on workplace violence prevention efforts.

Read: Is The HITECH Act Working? A Summary of its Effect on Healthcare

Is The HITECH Act Working? A Summary of its Effect on Healthcare

Below we summarize the HITECH Act’s success based on the goals of its creators.

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