Childrens health

Dance off: IWU students raise money for Children’s Hospital – Bloomington Pantagraph

Posted: Sunday, February 26, 2017

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Boston Children’s Hospital patients congratulate Patriots – Patriots.com

Posted: Saturday, February 25, 2017

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Boston Children’s Hospital patients congratulate Patriots – Patriots.com

Posted: Saturday, February 25, 2017

DISCLAIMER The opinions, analysis and/or speculation expressed on Patriots.com represent those of individual authors, and unless quoted or clearly labeled as such, do not represent the opinions or policies of the New England Patriots organization, front office staff, coaches and executives. Authors’ views are formulated independently from any inside knowledge and/or conversations with Patriots officials, including the coaches and scouts, unless otherwise noted. Additionally, the content of this website, including…

Rochester set to remove 180-plus students over failure to follow … – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017

More than 180 public school students in Rochester will be removed from school March 1 if they are not vaccinated or officially exempted from the state law that requires them to be immunized. School officials said this week that they have worked “diligently” since January to inform families that students must be vaccinated to attend school or provide documentation for an exemption. “We sent multiple letters, worked with our bilinguals…

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom meets children and families affected by Boko Haram violence on Niger trip – UNICEF (press release)

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017

Press release UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom meets children and families affected by Boko Haram violence on Niger trip 1.3 million children displaced by violence across region …

Rochester set to remove 180-plus students over failure to follow vaccination law – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017

More than 180 public school students in Rochester will be removed from school March 1 if they are not vaccinated or officially exempted from the state law that requires them to be immunized. School officials said this week that they have worked “diligently” since January to inform families that students must be vaccinated to attend school or provide documentation for an exemption. “We sent multiple letters, worked with our bilinguals…

Rochester set to remove 180-plus students over failure to follow vaccination law – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017

More than 180 public school students in Rochester will be removed from school March 1 if they are not vaccinated or officially exempted from the state law that requires them to be immunized. School officials said this week that they have worked “diligently” since January to inform families that students must be vaccinated to attend school or provide documentation for an exemption. “We sent multiple letters, worked with our bilinguals…

Rochester to remove 180-plus students who don’t meet vaccination requirements – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017

More than 180 public school students in Rochester will be removed from school March 1 if they are not vaccinated or officially exempted from the state law that requires them to be immunized. School officials said this week that they have worked “diligently” since January to inform families that students must be vaccinated to attend school or provide documentation for an exemption. “We sent multiple letters, worked with our bilinguals…

UNICEF LACRO Zika Virus Situation Report #11, 15 February 2017 – ReliefWeb

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017

RESPONSE HIGHLIGHTS • UNICEF has worked with government and non-government partners to ensure pregnant women in high-risk areas receive quality information on how to prevent ZIKV, including avoiding sexual transmission. Using mass communication, 166 million people across Latin America and the Caribbean have been reached with key preventive messages. • UNICEF in collaboration with partners has started to develop non-medical Care and Support activities in Honduras, Guatemala, Dominican Republic and…

A West Virginia Native Is Trying To Keep Senate Bill From Destroying State Vaccination Rates – Forbes

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) A West Virginia grassroots network is calling on lawmakers to not allow religious or philosophical vaccine exemptions for children attending public school or state-regulated child care centers. “West Virginia is in trouble,” Meredith Snead, a concerned native of the state who is spearheading the effort, told me of Senate Bill 359. “No one listened” she says of the many times her impoverished state has been let down….

Rochester to oust 200 students if they don’t meet vaccination requirements – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2017

More than 200 Rochester Public Schools students will be removed from school March 1 if they are not vaccinated or officially exempted from the state law that requires them to be immunized. School officials said they have “diligently” worked since January to inform families that these students must be vaccinated to attend school or provide documentation for an exemption. At last count, 204 students fell short of these requirements. As…

Haiti: New grant to help UNICEF strengthen efforts to tackle cholera – UN News Centre

Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2017

22 February 2017 – A new grant from the Government of Japan will allow the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to help reduce cholera-related morbidity and mortality in Haiti in 2017 and 2018, the UN agency said in a news release. “With this gift from the Japanese people, we will strengthen the axes of the fight against cholera in the…

To Increase Vaccination Rates, Share Information on Disease Outbreaks – Harvard Business Review

Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The medical community has repeatedly debunked the myth that vaccines cause autism and condemned those who have promoted it. Yet vaccines continue to make the news. So in order to more effectively challenge misguided positions on vaccine safety, it’s important to understand why they persist despite the medical community’s attempts to assuage the concerns of skeptical parents. The theory linking vaccines and autism was ignited by a long-discredited paper, but it persists…

Billings Clinic formalizes partnership with Children’s Hospital Colorado – Billings Gazette

Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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Billings Clinic formalizes partnership with Children’s Hospital Colorado – Billings Gazette

Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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Nearly 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death as famine looms in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen … – UNICEF (press release)

Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Press release Nearly 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death as famine looms in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen – UNICEF ©…

Billings Clinic formalizes partnership with Children’s Hospital Colorado – Billings Gazette

Posted: Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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UNICEF Warns 1.4 Million Children in 4 Countries at Risk of Famine – Democracy Now!

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Not My President’s Day: That was the rallying cry nationwide as thousands took to the streets of major U.S. cities Monday for another mass day of action against President Trump. In Los Angeles, thousands gathered at City Hall to protest Trump’s policies on immigration, trade and climate change. In Portland, Oregon, police in riot gear fired pepper spray and arrested 13 people at a protest outside a federal building. Thousands…

Nearly 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death as famine looms … – UNICEF (press release)

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Press release Nearly 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death as famine looms in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen – UNICEF ©…

UNICEF, French president urge protection for children of war – Hawaii News Now

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Donald Trump mounted an aggressive defense of his presidency Thursday, lambasting reports that his campaign advisers had inappropriate contact with Russian officials and vowing to crack down on the leaking of classified information