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Warmer weather has arrived, and with it the season of tick-borne illnesses. Here’s the latest about Lyme disease and some surprising new scourges of spring.

What brings patients to your office—and not the specialty office down the street? Insights in this slideshow.

Can you identify the most common symptoms of Löfgren syndrome ?

MMR, Yes or No

Two small children, two opportunities to administer the live MMR vaccine. Who gets the shot and who does not?

There are conditions under which the MMR vaccine should not be given—even when a parent begs. Which of the children in these 4 scenarios should not receive the vaccination?

The sutures that were placed after this boy cut his toe with a piece of glass were removed after the wound became infected. What’s going on?

Vaccine safety topics for parents

When parents play out worst case scenarios in protest against routine vaccination, maybe one or two of these 6 options for response will come in handy.

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