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Chickenpox Outbreak Where Children NOT vaccinated

Chickenpox Outbreak at School Linked to Vaccine Exemptions

The red rash associated with chickenpox. A private school in North Carolina is grappling with a chickenpox outbreak that has so far infected at least 36 students.CreditTuomas Lehtinen/Alamy
The red rash associated with chickenpox. A private school in North Carolina is grappling with a chickenpox outbreak that has so far infected at least 36 students. Click here for full article

New Recognition

We are proud to announce that the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has recognized our practices again for the New York State Patient-Centered Medical Home (NYS PCMH) program. This certification recognizes us for our work in making you, the patient a central part of our goals in delivering the highest quality Pediatric care available.

How to Meet Autistic People Halfway

One of the most widely held beliefs about autistic people — that they are not interested in other people — is almost certainly wrong. Our understanding of autism has changed quite a bit over the past century, but this particular belief has been remarkably persistent.  Read more

Arsenic in Your Baby Food?

Rice cereal is often a baby’s first solid food, but it contains relatively high amounts of arsenic, a source of growing concern. Now an advocacy group reports that while the levels of this potentially toxic substance in infant rice cereals have dropped slightly in recent years, rice cereals still contain six times more inorganic arsenic, on average, than infant cereals made with other grains like barley or oatmeal.  Click here for full article