Pediatrics

US cyberbullying is rising, and girls are bearing the brunt

Rachel Whalen remembers feeling gutted in high school when a former friend would mock her online postings, threaten to unfollow or unfriend her on social media and post inside jokes about her to others online.

Health

Island off Seattle known for low vaccine rates is changing

Sarah Day is a school nurse with "street cred" when it comes to the polarizing issue of vaccines on an idyllic island in Washington state known for its rural beauty, counterculture lifestyle and low immunization rates.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Florida measles threat grows as more young children go unvaccinated

As measles outbreaks are popping up across the country and the number of unvaccinated children in Florida is climbing, state health officials and parents worry that one of the most infectious diseases that was practically ...

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