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Measles in America: What Life Was Like Before and After the Vaccine

The measles disease, also known as rubeola, is a highly contagious childhood infection that can be fatal. It can cause fever, runny nose, sore throat, dry cough, conjunctivitis — or inflamed eyes — Koplik’s spots, which are small white spots found inside the mouth, and the identifiable blotchy, red skin rash that most people associate with the infection, .

What You Can Do to Help Children Adjust to Daylight Saving Time

“Good sleep means having enough opportunity to sleep, but also restful sleep, falling asleep within 30 minutes of laying down, staying asleep all night, and feeling alert during the day,” , co-director of the Sleep Medicine and Research Center at St. Luke’s Hospital in St. Louis and spokesperson at the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, told Healthline.