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Baby formula shortage: tips from a Seattle pediatrician

It’s a stressful time to be the parent of a very young child. With a nationwide shortage of baby formula, people are finding “it’s taking a lot of time and effort just to feed their babies. It’s really hard,” says Dr. Kelly Dundon, pediatrician with Kaiser Permanente.
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Journalists Explore Affordability of Mental Health Care and Abortion Laws’ Effect on Miscarriages

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Small Fire That Started At Fairfield Homeless Camp Causes Some Traffic On I-80

FAIRFIELD (CBS13) – Crews worked quickly to stop a fire that appears to have started at a homeless camp in Fairfield early Wednesday afternoon. Fairfield Fire says the fire was behind the Kaiser Permanente medical officers along Gateway Boulevard. Scene of the fire. (Credit: Fairfield Fire Department) While the fire only grew to around 20 square feet, the smoke did manage to cause some traffic on eastbound Interstate 80 right next door. No injuries were reported and no evacuations were needed, firefighters say. Exactly what started the fire is under investigation.
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CDC signs off on boosters for 5-11-year-olds

(CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention signed off on boosters for 5- to 11-year-olds following the independent vaccine advisers recommendation for an additional dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine following a primary series. The CDC's vaccine advisers voted 11-1, with 1 abstention Thursday to support...
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Kaiser Permanente hosting community vaccination events on Oahu

HONOLULU (KITV4) -- Kaiser Permanente plans to hold several community vaccination events on Oahu in the upcoming week. Kaiser says all of the events are open to the public and walk-ins are welcome. Staff will be administering the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines at all of the sites. Attendees need only...
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CDC Signs Off on COVID Boosters in Children Ages 5-11

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, signed off Thursday evening on an advisory panel's recommendation that children ages 5 to 11 years should receive a Pfizer-BioNtech COVID vaccine booster dose at least 5 months after receiving their first shots. The CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted 11-1 Thursday afternoon,...
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