REMINDER:The World Vision/CareLink Foundation 6k race is Saturday, May 6th! You may register at the race starting at 8:15 am. Cost is $50 for those 15 years of age, $25 for those under 15 years.Registration will be held at Pediatric Health's Naperville far south parking lotthat is off the River Road entrance.All funds go to World Vision's clean water initiatives. We hope to see you there!*********************************************************************From the desk of Nurse Practitioner Josie Dawe:Josie Dawe, CPNPFor World Immunization Week (April 24-30), US medical experts have raised concern about the number of Americans who still are not vaccinating their children. Vaccines have dramatically decreased the number of people affected by potentially deadly diseases such as measles, whooping cough, influenza, and polio. Unfortunately, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), an additional 1.5 million deaths could have been prevented across the globe if more people were immunized. For example in 2015-2016 one of the largest mumps outbreaks happened here in Illinois, affecting several hundred university students. In 2015, there were 134,200 measles deaths worldwide. The measles virus is particularly concerning because it is one of the most contagious diseases of humankind. According to a spokesman for the American Academy of Pediatrics, “If you are across the gymnasium from someone with measles and the...
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