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Viewpoints: Lessons On Teaching Parents To Be Calm About Vaccinations; With Hurricane Season Here, Is There A Plan To Protect Immigrant Children In U.S. Custody?

Opinion writers weigh in on these public health topics and other issues. The Wall Street Journal: How To Persuade Parents To Vaccinate Their Kids The current outbreaks of measles are largely a result of parents being afraid to vaccinate their children—a fear that increased dramatically after a 1998 study in the Lancet falsely linked the… Read More »

After children die in US custody, authorities turn to nation's pediatricians for guidance

Kevin McAleenan, commissioner of US Customs and Border Protection, reached out on Wednesday to Dr. Colleen Kraft, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The two spoke on the phone for about 20 minutes. Kraft, who has previously criticized the agency, described the call as “very positive.” The children’s deaths come as more and more… Read More »