Results for "Immunizations"

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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
November marks a monumental milestone in the battle against COVID-19. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded its emergency use authorization...
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
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Everything You Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccinations
Over the past year, we have learned so much about COVID-19 and even have multiple vaccines rolling out across the country. Each day new information surfaces...
Feb 24
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COVID-19 Vaccines: 6 Vaccine Myths Explained
U  pdate: March 8, 2021 - The content of this article is based on the Pfizer-BioNtech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines and was current as of the original...
Feb 15
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What Can I Do After My COVID-19 Vaccination?
We have a vaccine! In fact, we have three—with more on the way. It’s a medical marvel that we have gotten to this point so quickly. After a grueling,...
Feb 10