Results for "Immunizations"

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7 Ways to Help Keep Your Family Healthy This Winter
Ah, winter. The time of year when you light some candles in the dark evenings, embrace your fleece sweaters and fuzzy socks and cook up pots of chili or...
Nov 04
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Your Age-by-Age Guide to the Adult Immunizations You Need
As an adult, one of the most important steps you can take to protect your health is to make sure you’re up to date on your vaccinations. There are many...
Aug 04
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Hepatitis A, B and C: What Is the Difference?
A, B, C … D and E. Aside from the letters associated with it, how much do you know about hepatitis? What’s the difference between the types? And if you...
Mar 03
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Why Your Kids Shouldn’t Skip the Cancer-Fighting HPV Vaccine
Most parents choose to have their children vaccinated against measles, polio, meningitis and other diseases that can be prevented with childhood immunizations....
Jan 16
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COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids Ages 5 to 11, Here’s What to Know
Please note: The content of this article was accurate as of the original publication date of November 3, 2021. On June 18, 2022 the Centers for Disease...
Nov 03
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Why Flu Shots Matter When You Have Heart Disease
Here’s an important stat that you’ve probably never heard: about half of adults hospitalized with the flu also have heart disease. Yes, heart problems...
Oct 15
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These 5 Steps Can Help Parents Prevent Reye’s Syndrome in Children
If you’re a parent, your pediatrician may have warned you not to give your child aspirin. But why? There’s a link between aspirin and Reye’s syndrome,...
Oct 04
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How You Might Be Overlooking the Dangers of Meningitis B
Every time you take your child to the pediatrician, it can seem like they need another immunization, at least in the early years. And as much as your child...
Sep 08
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Talking to Your Children About Vaccines
As a parent, you’ve been your child’s first teacher. You’ve taught them how to talk and you’ve maybe even had “the talk” with them. Another part of being...
Aug 10
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How is the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Different?
With a third vaccine now available in the U.S., you may be wondering what makes it different from the others and which one you should get. Johnson & Johnson’s...
Mar 05