Articles for Tag: "vaccination"

Vaccines save over 700,000 lives 
Vaccines save over 700,000 lives
Immunizations are helping to prevent childhood death and illness.
4 questions to ask during your child’s back-to-school physical  Featured
4 questions to ask during your child’s back-to-school physical
Experts say it’s critical parents and physicians work together to encourage children to lead a healthy, active life.
Kristin Cavallari’s pregnancy sparks immunization debate again 
Kristin Cavallari’s pregnancy sparks immunization debate again
The star’s third pregnancy brings her anti-vaccination viewpoint to the forefront.
Is the whooping cough vaccine safe for pregnant women? 
Is the whooping cough vaccine safe for pregnant women?
New research says expectant moms and their babies benefit from Tdap.
Australia cuts benefits for parents who don’t vaccinate 
Australia cuts benefits for parents who don’t vaccinate
Government benefits will not be offered to parents of kids who don’t get shots.
Increased risk of measles for kids with cancer 
Increased risk of measles for kids with cancer
With weakened immune systems, these children are at an increased risk for this serious illness.
Why this year’s flu shot is coming up short 
Why this year’s flu shot is coming up short
While the vaccine is not as effective as hoped, experts say it can still protect you.