Monthly Archives: June 2013

Opioid Deaths & Poisonings in Utah

Opioid poisoning deaths happen about once every day in the state of Utah. Buprenorphine (Suboxone, Subutex) is a medicine used to treat opioid addictions. There are about 3 children a month in Utah that are “exposed” to Buprenorphine. Just licking … Continue reading

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NEW GUIDELINES for treating SINUS INFECTIONS in children 1-18 years of age:

1) Persistent illness (nasal discharge [of any quality] or daytime cough or both lasting more than 10 days without improvement) 2) A worsening course (worsening or new onset of nasal discharge, daytime cough, or fever after initial improvement) 3) Severe … Continue reading

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Vaccine Benefits

Amazing Vaccines! 1. HPV (Human Papilloma Virus)  infections have dropped 56% in teen girls in the USA.  The HPV vaccine has been used about 7 years and most girls have not yet received it.  Fewer still have even completed the … Continue reading

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The Risk of NOT Immunizing Your Child

Auckland parents Ian and Linda Williams thought they had made an informed choice not to vaccinate their children, but after their son ended up in intensive care with a tetanus infection they realised they had made a terrible mistake.  “The … Continue reading

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