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Vaccines: Not Just Kid Stuff
Immunizations aren't just for kids. Adults need vaccinations, too. Staying up to date on your vaccinations is one of the easiest ways to prevent disease.
Multiple Vaccines and the Immune System
Infants receiving multiple childhood vaccines based on the routine vaccination schedule did not face an increased risk for infection, according to a new study.
Traveling and the Measles Vaccine
Many United States travelers who were eligible to receive the measles vaccine didn't receive it before leaving the country, according to a new study.
CDC Urges Seasonal Flu Vaccination
This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week. Have you had your flu shot yet?
WHO Calls for Sustained Measles Vaccination
The World Health Organization (WHO) released some encouraging statistics on measles vaccination last week. But this news comes with a call to action.
Respiratory Infection Vaccine Shows Promise
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common and highly contagious virus that can be especially dangerous for babies. But the virus may have finally met its match.
Tdap Vaccine Appears Safe for Moms-to-Be
The safety of whooping cough vaccination during pregnancy can be a big concern for expecting moms and their doctors. But a new finding may help put that fear to rest.
Vaccination: What Travelers Need to Know
New evidence suggests that many Americans who travel abroad may wind up bringing home some unintended souvenirs.
Could Your Child Be at Risk for Measles?
Measles may seem like an ailment from a bygone era, but new evidence suggests that many US children may still be at risk today.
Could Antibiotics Be Tied to Arthritis in Kids?
Antibiotics are miracle drugs that have saved millions of lives, but some worry that their overuse could have serious consequences. Now there may be yet another cause for concern.