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Don't want to take any chances when it comes to keeping your newborn from catching the flu? Get the influenza vaccine while you're still pregnant.Researchers have found babies born to to moms who got the shot w...Study finds an infant's chance of getting the flu drops by nearly 50 percent when mom gets a shot while pregnant.
Do you vaccinate your kids? Credit: Getty ImagesDecember 6 is Family Vaccination Day, which is part of the fourth annual National Influenza Vaccination Week. The focus here is on the flu vaccine, but of course there are many other shots out t...Do you vaccinate your children against the flu and other diseases?
Credit: Getty ImagesThe vast majority of young children in the United States continue to receive routine vaccines, a new report says. Immunization rates for children between the ages of 19 and 35 months remained at or higher than 90 percent...The vast majority of young children in the United States continue to receive routine vaccines, a new report says.
Chances are, you may not have thought much about the dangers of the flu before last year's high profile H1N1 flu pandemic. After all, the flu is just like a bad cold, right? Wrong. The truth is the flu can kill, and it isn't just a danger to...Chances are, you may not have thought much about the dangers of the flu before last year's high profile H1N1 flu pandemic. After all, the flu is just like a bad cold, right? Wrong. The truth is the flu can kill, and it isn't just a danger to elderly or sick people; it also kills children -- healthy children.
Kids are the Typhoid Marys of flu season, experts say. Credit: Zaldylmg, FlickrThe summer breezes are still teasing us, even as our kids board their buses for the first weeks of school, but it won't be long before the 2010-2011 flu season is u...
To vaccinate or not to vaccinate. That is the question parents are asking this flu season. Along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, most family doctors are recommending that children and pregnant women, in particular, vaccinat...
According to a survey released Wednesday, only one third of children between age 6 months and 2 years get a flu vaccination. A competing survey conduced bt American state health departments, say about 48 percent of children are getting the vaccine. R...
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