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The effect of smoking on health

Control of secondhand smoke exposure Epidemiology Exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) is declining in the United States, but approximately 40 percent of children have biochemical evidence of SHS exposure. There are persistent disparities in the levels of exposures.  Health effects •Combustible tobacco  Established health effects of SHS in children include prematurity and perinatal mortality, fetal […]

Measles Explained — Vaccinate or Not.

Measles, mumps, and rubella immunization in infants, children, and adolescents ●Measles, mumps, and rubella disease – Measles, mumps, and rubella infections may have serious complications (eg, encephalitis, orchitis and oophoritis, congenital rubella syndrome).  ●Vaccine effectiveness – Introduction of routine measles, mumps, and rubella immunization in the United States reduced the numbers of cases of measles, mumps, […]