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Sep 27, 2017
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Preventing Infectious Disease in Our Youth in Organized Sports

- Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics released a new clinical report that focuses on how to prevent and control outbreaks of infectious diseases in organized sports. Stephen G. Rice, M.D., director of Sports Medicine at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, spoke with CBS News NY and The New York Times to discuss how implementing guidelines and issuing education to the families, athletes and teams running sporting events can help prevent lifelong infectious diseases.

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