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The Marfan Foundation Welcomes the Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Community to its 35th Annual Conference, Held in Association with Texas Children’s Hospital

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., June 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Marfan Foundation, in association with Texas Children’s Hospital, will hold its 35th Annual Conference in Houston, July 11-14, 2019, and – for the first time – include a track on Vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (VEDS), a Marfan-related condition. Nearly 75 families with vEDS, which affects about 1 in 50,000 people in the US, are already […]

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Peter Hotez – Wikipedia | Circa 2018 Autistic Ally

Peter Hotez From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia     Jump to navigationJump to search Peter Hotez Born Peter Jay Hotez May 5, 1958 Hartford, Connecticut Nationality American Alma mater Yale University (B.A.) Weill Cornell Medical College(M.D.) Rockefeller University (Ph.D.) Scientific career Fields Vaccinology, Neglected Tropical Disease Control, Public Policy, Global Health Institutions George Washington University Medical School, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, James […]

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BS & The Quackery Divergent News Healthcare & Wellness

Searching for a vaccine against mistrust

All of the following happened during a three-week stretch in August: A nurse at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston posted a comment on an anti-vaccine Facebook page about the city’s first measles case in five years. She said the young boy, whom she described as “super sick,” was the first case of measles she and […]