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Fully vaccinated people who previously had COVID-19 should be last in line for booster shots, experts say

A health worker administers a dose of the Pfizer vaccine in the Palestinian neighborhood of Beit Hanina, on August 29, 2021. Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images Fully vaccinated people with a past COVID-19 infection may be last to get booster shots. COVID-19 infection can trigger the immune response in a similar way to booster shots. Therefore, these people have already had "three exposures," one expert said. Fully vaccinated people who previously had COVID-19 could be the last in line for boo...
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Hamilton County Student Survives Rare Syndrome From COVID-19

CHATTANOOGA, Tn. (AP) — Ten-year-old Elijah Berestecky’s arms are still covered in bruises from the dozens of needle jabs he received during two trips to the pediatrician, three to the emergency department and a three-day stay at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger.
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Stringent lockdown measures during early pandemic led to dramatic drop in vaccinations

Stringent lockdown measures imposed in the spring of 2020 led to a dramatic drop in vaccinations among both children and adults, according to a new study led by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
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When God’s Voice Sounds Like Twila Paris

“Honey, go home. You haven’t slept more than a few hours in five days. I’ll stay with him. Surgery is scheduled for 8:00 am. You need to sleep when you can,” murmured my husband. Tipping the newborn scales at 10.5 pounds, our five-day-old son snoozed soundly in his crib at Children’s Hospital for the first time since birth. Diagnosed with Hirschsprung’s, a congenital birth disease, our pediatric surgeon explained that I couldn’t nurse him again until they completed his colostomy in the morning. ...
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Hand Sanitizer Exposures On Rise; Mother Warns Other Parents After Kindergartener Collapses From Alcohol Poisoning

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Experimental device offers glycemic control to hyperinsulinism patients after pancreatectomy

Researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have demonstrated that an experimental device can improve blood sugar control in patients who developed diabetes after their pancreas was removed to treat their hyperinsulinism, a genetic disease in which the pancreas produces too much insulin.
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Delta hospitalizing kids with no underlying conditions, doctors say watch for long-term COVID

Originally Published: 08 SEP 21 20:57 ET Updated: 08 SEP 21 23:07 ET By Holly Yan, CNN (CNN) — Just as doctors feared, more children are getting hit hard by Covid-19 as the Delta variant tramples across the country. And the school year just started. “What we’re seeing now is extremely concerning,” said Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez, associate professor of pediatrics at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. “This virus is really going for the people who are not vaccinated. And among those pe...
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Biden is reportedly going to require vaccines at any health facility that gets government funding. That's nearly all of them.

Dado Ruvic/Reuters Biden is expected to announce a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for healthcare facilities that get federal funding, Politico reported. So staff at hospitals that require Medicare or Medicaid funding would have to be vaccinated. The move is part of the president's larger plan to stop the spread of COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden plans to require COVID-19 vaccines for staff at all healthcare facilities that receive federal f...
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Biden will require vaccines at any health facility that gets government funding. That's nearly all of them.

Dado Ruvic/Reuters The White House has announced a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for healthcare facilities that get federal funding. So staff at hospitals that require Medicare or Medicaid funding would have to be vaccinated. The move is part of President Biden's larger plan to stop the spread of COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden is requiring COVID-19 vaccines for staff at all healthcare facilities that receive federal funding, the White Hou...
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Autistic children who have impaired executive functioning skills can face challenges at school

Researchers from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have found that children on the autism spectrum who have impaired executive functioning skills, which help control thoughts, emotions, and actions, can face challenges at school that are different from the ones they face at home.
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CHOP researchers develop tool to monitor disease severity in patients with mitochondrial myopathy

Researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) successfully developed and validated a new outcome measure to monitor disease severity and progression in patients with impaired skeletal muscle function caused by mitochondrial disease.
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3 leading COVID experts say there isn't clear evidence that healthy, vaccinated people will need booster shots 8 months out

An Ohio resident receives the COVID-19 vaccine in March 2021. Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images US health officials said Wednesday that a booster shot is recommended eight months after a person's second shot. Three leading COVID-19 experts say they aren't sure this is the right strategy to curb the pandemic. Ultimately, they said, we need to vaccinate the unvaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. The federal government has officially recom...
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At Home and in Your Car, by Day and by Night – More Self Defense Gun Stories

At Home and in Your Car, by Day and by Night – More Self Defense Gun Stories, iStock-595328708 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- You probably didn’t see this news covered by the mainstream news media, but again last week, responsible gun owners defended themselves and the people they love. Self-defense instructor Ben Branam joins the Self Defense Gun Stories Podcast to look at four new examples. Were these gun owners lucky, or did they have a plan? (21-minute audio) document.createElement('audio'); ...
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Akron Children's Hospital Taps Pennsylvania Native as Next President/CEO

Christopher Gessner comes to Children's from UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and previously worked at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
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CHOP researchers identify two proteins that could be used for a potential NTHi vaccine

Scientists at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have identified two proteins that could be used for a potential vaccine against nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae (NTHi).
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Detectives Searching for Clues in Death of 15-Year-Old Boy

Detectives are trying to determine why a 15-year-old South Florida boy became ill and died The teen died Wednesday at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood.
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What to do if you're exposed to COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated, according to experts

People make their way down the aisle at the Farmers Market in Irvine Regional Park on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 in Irvine, CA. Restrictions are lifted at most businesses, and Californians fully vaccinated for COVID-19 can go without masks in most settings. Gary Coronado/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images If you're vaccinated and exposed to COVID-19, most of the experts Insider spoke to said you don't need to worry unless you have symptoms. You should get tested if you're symptomat...
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A novel method developed for producing new antibiotics to combat resistant bacteria

Researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have developed a novel method for producing new antibiotics to combat resistant bacteria.
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CHOP researchers establish novel approach for developing new antibiotics

Researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have developed a novel method for producing new antibiotics to combat resistant bacteria. Through an approach that would target bacteria with an antibiotic that is masked by a prodrug, which the bacteria would themselves remove, the researchers identified a method that would allow for development of new, effective antibiotics that could overcome issues of resistance. The findings were published today in eLife.
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COVID: When there might be a vaccine for younger kids and why it’s taking so long

By John Bonifield | CNN Americans 12 and older can get a COVID-19 vaccine, but younger children are still waiting. With many schools across the United States now just weeks from reopening for the fall semester, pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Moderna are still doing clinical trials to see how coronavirus vaccines work in children under 12 — if they’re safe and what the right dose should be. Meanwhile, all but four states are seeing an increasing trend in cases, with doctors describing patien...
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Schiff seeks $7.7 million for 10 projects, including Armenian museum and Children’s Hospital

GLENDALE — Rep. Adam Schiff announced Thursday that the proposed federal budget for fiscal year 2022 will include $950,000 in funding to support construction and development of the Armenian American Museum and Cultural Center of California in downtown Glendale. “Armenian-Americans are an essential part of the very fabric of our nation — enriching our customs, traditions and communities,” said the Burbank Democrat, who is vice chair of the House Armenian Caucus. “Their story is an American story,...
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Fully vaccinated people who got COVID-19 describe their mild symptoms, and their relief that they'd got a shot

A patient receives an injection of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images The COVID-19 vaccines are extremely effective, but a rare few vaccinated people have gotten sick. "Breakthrough" infections are typically mild and might be less contagious than regular cases. To completely prevent infections, more of the population needs to get vaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. Karlee Camme was supposed to see her grandparents for the fir...
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Fully vaccinated people who got COVID-19 describe their mild symptoms, and their relief that they'd gotten a shot

A person receiving an injection of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Ben Stansall/AFP via Getty Images The COVID-19 vaccines are extremely effective, but a few vaccinated people have gotten sick. "Breakthrough" infections are typically mild and might be less contagious than other cases. To prevent more infections, more of the population needs to get vaccinated, experts say. See more stories on Insider's business page. Karlee Camme was supposed to see her grandparents for the fir...
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Researchers use prenatal editing in preclinical model to correct lysosomal storage disease

Researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have used DNA base editing in a prenatal mouse model to correct a lysosomal storage disease known as Hurler syndrome. Using an adenine base editor delivered in an adeno-associated viral vector, the researchers corrected the single base mutation responsible for the condition, which begins before birth and affects multiple organs, with the potential to cause death in childhood if untreated.
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Specific lung cell exhibits immune properties and improves respiratory viral disease outcomes

Researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have discovered that a specific type of lung cell exhibits unconventional immune properties and may contribute to the outcome of respiratory viral infections.
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One year or 5? Doctors and drug companies increasingly disagree about when we'll need COVID-19 booster shots

Marianne Ayala/Insider Booster shots may not be medically necessary for another one to five years, disease experts wager. But pharmaceutical companies are prepping to distribute boosters to the US before the end of 2021. In either case, boosters probably won't require the same urgency as initial vaccines do. See more stories on Insider's business page. The next vaccine race is underway - this time for booster shots.Leading vaccine developers, including Pfizer, Moderna, and Novavax...
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Young drivers using cell phones while driving more likely to engage in risky driving behaviors

A new study from researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Public Policy Center found that 18- to 24-year-olds who use cell phones while driving are more likely to engage in other risky driving behaviors associated with "acting-without-thinking," a form of impulsivity.
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‘Mare of Easttown’ Has Been Given Its Own Special Holiday at Wawa Stores – Your Move, Other Prestige TV Shows

Kate Winslet has been the talk of the town lately, especially in Delaware County. Her stern yet sweet performance as Mare in the HBO crime drama Mare of Easttown has garnered accolades from Upper Darby locals to the point where the Pennsylvania-based convenience store chain Wawa has dedicated Thursday, June 10 to be officially known as “Mare of Easttown Day.” This really defines the meaning of “peak TV,” huh? A native Pennsylvanian himself, writer Brad Ingelsby created the limited series to ...
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The 5 best baby bibs in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Baby bibs often aren't given much thought, but a quality one will make feeding your baby easier. We surveyed parents and spoke to a pediatrician and a feeding expert to narrow down baby bibs to test. These are the best baby bibs we tried with a 1-year-old, including silicone, cotton, and bandana bibs. Let's state the obvious - feeding babies can get real messy. If ensuring they eat a well-balanced meal isn't enough, you also have to make sure fruit...
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Researchers develop proof-of-concept treatment for blood disorders

Researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have developed a proof-of-concept treatment for blood disorders like sickle cell disease and beta-thalassemia that could raise hemoglobin levels by activating production of both fetal and adult hemoglobin.
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