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IN THIS ISSUE 4 YOUR IMMUNIZATION QUESTIONS ANSWERED We explain why kids-even teenagers-need them, and debunk the autism myth. 10 REPLACEMENT NOT KNEE-DED Knee cartilage transplants can help some patients return to their preinjury lifestyles. COVER STORY D E PA R T M E N TS 3 COVER STORY 7 THE HEART OF THE MATTER A defibrillator vest gave heart patient Andy Graber of Joppa a lifesaving zap. A HEALTHY START 13 AT A GLANCE 14 FOCUS ON PHILANTHROPY 18 OUTSIDE THE WHITE COAT 19 NEWS AND EVENTS Maryland's Health Matters is published by the Marketing and Communications office at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health. This publication is not intended to provide professional medical advice. It is to provide general health and wellness information. B E A PART O F S O METH ING GR EATER . STAY CONNECTED WITH UM UPPER CHESAPEAKE HEALTH President and Chief Executive Officer Lyle E. Sheldon, FACHE Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development Dean Kaster Designed by MANIFEST LLC "Like" our Facebook page to learn about the latest events and happenings at UM Upper Chesapeake Health. UpperChesapeakeHealth Get daily, real-time health information and updates from our experts. Watch our doctors discuss spinal care, joint replacement surgeries and more. 2  MARYLAND'S HEALTH MATTERS WE WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM YOU Please send us your comments, information requests or change of address to 443-643-4200 or email

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