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Half a million students who may have missed getting MMR jab targeted by NHS campaign | Daily Mail Online

Current freshers are part of the generation whose parents shunned the vaccine in a mass health scare triggered by the now discredited Andrew Wakefield. Source: Half a million students who may have missed getting MMR jab targeted by NHS campaign | Daily Mail Online

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Combat anti-vax progress with education and national support | Contemporary Pediatrics

The anti-vaccination movement has led to large pockets of the country that are unvaccinated and vulnerable to outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, but large-scale education could undo the damage. Source: Combat anti-vax progress with education and national support | Contemporary Pediatrics

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Pharma Sells States On ‘Netflix Model’ To Wipe Out Hep C. But At What Price? | California Healthline

Manufacturers of lucrative drugs say they’re offering discounts off the high sticker prices ― but taxpayers footing the big bills might never know what the state is paying or if it’s getting a good… Source: Pharma Sells States On ‘Netflix Model’ To Wipe Out Hep C. But At What Price? | California Healthline

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Snooze You Can Use: California Legislates More Sleep For Better Health | California Healthline

Other states may follow California’s new law requiring later start times for middle and high school students. The new law highlights the importance of better sleep, which will once again be on peop… Source: Snooze You Can Use: California Legislates More Sleep For Better Health | California Healthline

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Washington State Law On Behavioral Care Balances Parental Rights, Teens’ Autonomy | California Healthline

Many states have rules that keep parents from knowing about or consenting to certain types of care for their children, including mental health and drug and alcohol treatment. Washington state, howe… Source: Washington State Law On Behavioral Care Balances Parental Rights, Teens’ Autonomy | California Healthline

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A Million-Dollar Marketing Juggernaut Pushes 3D Mammograms | California Healthline

Companies are aggressively touting 3D mammograms, although there’s no evidence they save lives. Source: A Million-Dollar Marketing Juggernaut Pushes 3D Mammograms | California Healthline

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For Boomers Reframing Aging, Age-Proofing A Home Won’t Come Cheap | California Healthline

More baby boomers look forward to aging in place — in their homes, rather than in a care facility. But the costs of retrofitting a house is likely prohibitive for many Americans. Source: For Boomers Reframing Aging, Age-Proofing A Home Won’t Come Cheap | California Healthline