Pediatric Associates of the NW Blogs

A Pox on Your Party

By Jay S. Rosenbloom, MD, PhD | December 02, 2011 07:12PM

Chicken pox used to be a rite of passage. Before the routine use of vaccine there were an estimated 4 million cases with 11,000 hospitalizations and about 100 deaths annually in the US. Most adults

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Stop Calling the HPV Vaccine a STD Vaccine

By Jay S. Rosenbloom, MD, PhD | September 22, 2011 08:09AM

The vaccine against the human papilloma virus (HPV) has been receiving a lot of attention lately. When most people talk about the vaccine, they talk about it preventing a sexually transmitted disease

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