For School Kids, Vaccines Are Key

TUESDAY, Aug. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Be sure to put vaccinations on your children’s back-to-school lists, whether they’re just starting school or heading off to college, experts say. By protecting infants, children and teens from serious diseases, vaccinations also protect families, schools and communities. “The best way to treat diseases is to prevent them…

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Homeless Babies Face Lasting Health Risks

MONDAY, Aug. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Homelessness in infancy poses long-term harms, including greater risk for poor health and development later in childhood, a new study finds. “We too often refer to ‘resiliency’ when we talk about children exposed to hardship as infants. We should not mislead ourselves about the very real long-term impacts…

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