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November 01, 2018
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Vaccines Still Critical, But More Children in the U.S. Are Not Getting Them

In the last 17 years, the percentage of children age 2 and younger who are not getting all of their vaccinations has quadrupled....more»
November 01, 2018
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Could a Hormone Produced in Breastfeeding Protect Women Against Type 2 Diabetes?

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and a new study recently released in the journal Diabetologia indicates that the hormone prolactin, a multi-function hormone related to pregnancy and breastfeeding but also important in many other functions like metabolism, immune regulation, and even the balance of water in the body, may also impact insulin secretion and sensitivity....more»
October 01, 2018
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Stem Cells from Baby Teeth Can Regrow Dental Tissue

For those of you who worry incessantly about what could happen if your child sustains a massive injury to the mouth through sports or a fall, recent clinical trials on stem cells extracted from children’s baby teeth bring good news....more»
October 01, 2018

American Heart Association's Annual Heart Walk

More than 2,000 Kern County residents are expected to participate at the Annual American Heart Association Heart Walk on Saturday, October 20, beginning at 8 a....more»
October 01, 2018
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Miscarriage Risk May Be Increased by Higher Blood Pressure Before Pregnancy

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month. One in four women in the United States will experience the loss of a pregnancy or an infant....more»
September 01, 2018
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The Headache of Headaches

Like adults, children can experience the gradual onset of a headache. But when should you be concerned that it’s more than just a headache? At what point should you take them to the pediatrician? According to Sarah Clark, the co-director of C....more»
September 01, 2018
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Certified Healthy—New Designation for Four Local Restaurants

Four local restaurants were recently designated “Certified Healthy” by Kern County Public Health Services in an effort to help combat some of the lifestyle-related diseases that plague our county....more»
September 01, 2018
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The New Threat to Teen Drivers "App and Drive"

If you have a teen that is driving, you probably are encouraging them not to use their cellphone while driving....more»
August 01, 2018
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Menopause and Breast Cancer Risk

Menopause occurs when a woman’s reproductive cycle is over and she can no longer produce offspring....more»
August 01, 2018
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Eye Conditions That Can Affect Children

While a loss of visual acuity is often associated with senior citizens, various diseases and conditions of the eye can affect children....more»
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