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Hundreds Of Children Vaccinated During National Infant Immunization Week

Health Secretary Michelle Lujan Grisham congratulated the Department of Health and its partners for immunizing hundreds of children across New Mexico last week as part of a special push to get children caught up on immunizations during National Infant Immunization Week.

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Kids With Chronic Conditions Placed At Risk In Katrina's Wake

Children and teenagers in New Orleans with chronic medical conditions at the time of Hurricane Katrina were more likely than other children to have worsening of physical and psychological symptoms, develop new symptoms, miss doctor appointments and run out of medications in the wake of the disaster.

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St. Mary's County's School Vaccination Program Has Highest Participation Rate In State

Nearly 60 percent of all school-aged children, ages 5-11, in St. Mary's County participated in a statewide influenza vaccination program, making St. Mary's County the state's leader in providing influenza protection for this age group.

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Kids' Health And Wellness Promoted Through 'Let's Just Play' Campaign

Nickelodeon and the National Football League are teaming up to promote health and wellness among the nation's kids. In a new partnership, the NFL will become a key supporter of Nickelodeon's "Let's Just Play" campaign, the network's health and wellness initiative.

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