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Rotavirus Study: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Rotavirus is a viral infection that is a big cuase of infant mortality in developing countries.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, how Dr. Robert Jacobson is trying to stamp out this killer. To listen, click the link below. Rotavirus Vaccine Study

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Medical Experts for Media - Pediatrics

Medical Experts for Media - Pediatrics

Carola Arndt, M.D. Randall Flick, M.D., M.P.H. Robert Jacobson, M.D. __________________________________________________________________________ Carola Arndt, M.D., a pediatric hematologist/oncologist and specialist in pediatric sarcomas Division Chair, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, 2001-2009 Member, Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee of the Children’s Oncology Group Member, Bone Tumor Committee of the Children’s Oncology Group Mayo Principal Investigator, [...]

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Parental Perceptions are Preventing HPV Vaccination Success

ROCHESTER, Minn. — oct. 21, 2013 —A Mayo Clinic physician and two other pediatric experts say that parental perceptions pose a major barrier to acceptance of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination — and that many of those perceptions are wrong. Their comments are published in Expert Review of Clinical Immunology, in an editorial on [...]

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From Sleep to Shots, Back-to-School Health Tips from Mayo Clinic Experts

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Aug. 15, 2013 — Over the next few weeks, students will be returning to their classrooms for another school year. This can be a hectic time for students and parents: The to-do list may include health checkups, getting children into a sleep routine, planning healthy lunches or preparing [...]

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A Physician's Guide for Anti-Vaccine Parents

A Physician's Guide for Anti-Vaccine Parents

ROCHESTER, Minn. — In the limited time of an office visit, how can a primary care physician make the case to parents that their child should be vaccinated? During National Infant Immunization Week, a Mayo Clinic vaccine expert and a pediatrician offer suggestions for refuting three of the most common [...]

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Dr. Robert Jacobson, Chair of Pediatrics at Mayo Clinic, discusses the parents role in decision making related to vaccines. Dr. Robert Jacobson talks about required and recommended vaccines for children and adolescents. Dr. Robert Jacobson shares information about new studies that show vaccines do not cause autism. [...]

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Asthma and H1N1

Dr. Robert Jacobson, chair of pediatrics at Mayo Clinic, discusses H1N1 flu and the particular concerns for children with asthma. Asthma occurs when the main air passages of the lungs, the bronchial tubes, become inflamed.

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