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Do You Vaccinate Your Children?

Do you vaccinate your kids? Credit: Getty Images
December 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?

Discuss Vaccination Concerns with a Doctor

Speak with a doctor if you have vaccination concerns. Credit: ad-vantage, Flickr
Our immune system fights off bacteria or viruses daily.
According to "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Vaccinations," a "vaccine contains a disease-causing virus, b...

Flu shots - required or optional?

Influenza vaccine is designed to fight the three main strains of disease that researchers believe will circulate in any given flu season, but that doesn't mean you are guaranteed to evade the illness if you get a flu shot. It's the time of year wh...

Do you ask if your child's playmates are vaccinated?

There are a lot of ways that we, as parents, put ourselves into groups. Breastfeeders vs. formula feeders, co-sleepers vs. cry-it-outers, stay at home moms vs. working moms. I think it's really unfortunate when these very personal issues divide us, b...

Parents push vaccine-autism link to courts

A possible link between a vaccine additive and autism is in the news again. The courts will participate in three cases, the second of which was last Monday, to determine whether parents should be awarded millions of dollars to over 4,800 parents of...

Vaccinations: they're not just for kids!

According to another one of those pesky recent studies, adults in the United States are not getting their vaccinations. Yes, adults are supposed to get vaccinated too--just because we can legally drink doesn't mean we can totally avoid the needle. ...

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