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Smallpox vaccine protects for decades

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The results of a new study suggest that just one dose of the vaccinia vaccine against smallpox provides immunity for as long as 88 years -- which has implications if smallpox were used as a biological weapon. In the event of a biological attack with smallpox, the current...

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Low birth weight linked to risk of infantile hemangioma

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The incidence of infantile hemangiomas has grown in recent years, with low birth weight the leading risk factor driving the increase, new study findings indicate. Although most infantile hemangiomas are benign and resolve on their own, Dr. Beth A. Drolet and colleagues point...
Dr. Diane Berson from The Women's Dermatologic Society discusses its outreach program called Play Safe in the Sun. For more information, please visit: Sponsored by the Women's Dermatologic Society