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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...Study finds an infant's chance of getting the flu drops by nearly 50 percent when mom gets a shot while pregnant.
This year's immunization guidelines cover a range of conditions such as influenza, pertussis and genital warts. Credit: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images Today, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released the recommended childhood...Among the new guidelines is a recommendation that adolescents get a booster dose of meningococcal vaccine.
Star light, star bright, I wish my cold would go away tonight. Credit: VicksThe American Academy of Pediatrics recommends using a cool mist humidifier throughout the winter months, to help relieve congestion and coughs for kids. So, why not...The Starry Night Cool Moisture Humidifier projects stars on the ceiling and helps relieve congestion. Sorry, it's for the kids.
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.
There aren't many people who want their face associated with influenza, but Jennifer Garner is willing to do it if it means more people will get their flu shots. Garner appears in public service announcements for FacesofInfluenza.org stressing the...
From CNN.com: According to a new study, it turns out that your kids may not be the main culprits spreading the flu bug. It might be you. The study, published in the journal, Science, suggests that working adults are more to blame for the flu's...
I don't know about you, but the possibility of a flu pandemic worries me. I am not reassured by health officials, including the Director of Health and Human Services who earlier this year suggested we stockpile dry milk and canned tuna in case of a...