California Lawmakers Vote to Limit Vaccine Exemptions for School Kids

California lawmakers voted to substantially limit vaccine exemptions for school children, an initiative prompted by last year's measles outbreak at Disneyland. | Full Article

Hand Hygiene Cuts Childhood Intestinal Parasitic Infection Rates

A new study in Ethiopia has found that frequent hand-washing with soap and nail clipping greatly reduced the parasitic reinfection rate among school-aged children. | Full Article

One in 20 Low-Birth-Weight Infants Becomes Hypoxic in Car Seats

About 5% of full-term newborns with low birth weight fail a car seat test and begin to develop breathing difficulties. | Full Article

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