A lack of promotion from doctors and health care providers, and misconceptions about vaccines from parents are at the root of the problem.
The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recently announced some changes for the Hepatitis B, Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis), and Meningitis B vaccines.
A new study finds using acetaminophen during pregnancy was associated with increased risk for multiple behavioral problems in children. We take a closer look.
The CDC recently released a statement stating that the “nasal spray” flu vaccine should not be used during the upcoming 2016-2017-flu season. Learn more here.
We take a closer look at what has caused teen suicide rates to go up.
You may have heard that big drug companies want to push their products by “buying off” doctors to promote their vaccines. Here's why this isn't true.
Who is Andrew Wakefield and why was his film pulled from the film festival?
It's not too late get vaccinated when the flu season can run until May.
Human papilloma virus is the most common sexually transmitted pathogen in the United States. Many HPV infections go away, but sometimes HPV infection can cause cancer. That's why getting your child vaccinated is important.
Get answers to commonly asked questions about the upcoming flu season and find out what's new about the flu vaccine this year.
Paul Offit, M.D., the director of the vaccine education center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, tells us more about the HPV vaccine and how it can protect against cervical cancer in females and cancer in the head and neck cancer in males.
Pregnant women are now advised to receive the tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine during each pregnancy to protect their newborns from whooping cough, according to the new vaccination guidelines for 2013 from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American...
It’s not only the flu striking hard this year. A new strain of norovirus is the cause of over 50 percent of outbreaks that began last fall. It is one of the most common causes of food borne diarrheal disease outbreaks.
It's important to understand that antibiotics aren't always the answer, and are intended to fight bacterial infections. Taking them for viral infections, such as a cold, most sore throats, acute bronchitis and many sinus or ear infections will not cure the infection, or keep others from getting sick...