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Children's Vaccines News - Timely health and medical news

Children's Vaccines News - Timely health and medical news

Which vaccines do children need? Find in-depth information on vaccines for children and teens, including immunization schedules and vaccine safety information.......[Read More]
Parents Who Veto Vaccinations Often Seek Like-Minded Opinions

Parents Who Veto Vaccinations Often Seek Like-Minded Opinions

Study suggests friends, family may be important sources of advice......[Read More]
Children's Vaccines Special Feature Stories and News

Children's Vaccines Special Feature Stories and News

Which vaccines do children need? Find in-depth information on vaccines for children and teens, including immunization schedules and vaccine safety information.......[Read More]
diabetes and vaccinations

diabetes and vaccinations

Study on proposed link between childhood vaccination and type 1 diabetes suggests that common vaccines do not increase the risk of the disease.......[Read More]
Repositioning Therapeutic Cancer Vaccines

Repositioning Therapeutic Cancer Vaccines

The experience with cancer vaccines in the past has been less than rewarding but has provided critical knowledge to help move immunotherapy in cancer forward.......[Read More]
Mandatory Vaccinations Undergo a Year Under the Microscope

Mandatory Vaccinations Undergo a Year Under the Microscope

Mandatory Vaccinations Undergo a Year Under the Microscope......[Read More]
Whooping Cough Vaccine Protection Wanes Fast

Whooping Cough Vaccine Protection Wanes Fast

2012 is shaping up to be the worst year for whooping cough in more than five decades.......[Read More]
Vaccine Sharply Curbs Chickenpox Cases in U.S.

Vaccine Sharply Curbs Chickenpox Cases in U.S.

Recommendation for second dose reduced number of infections even more, CDC finds......[Read More]
Vaccine Information Statements-Credits

Vaccine Information Statements-Credits

AuthorAmy Fackler, MAEditorSusan Van Houten, RN, BSN, MBAAssociate EditorTracy LandauerPrimary Medical ReviewerMichael J. Sexton, MD - PediatricsLast UpdatedMay 18, 2006 .........[Read More]
Parents Who Veto Vaccinations Often Seek Like-Minded Opinions

Parents Who Veto Vaccinations Often Seek Like-Minded Opinions

Study suggests friends, family may be important sources of advice......[Read More]
Chickenpox (Varicella) Vaccine

Chickenpox (Varicella) Vaccine

WebMD explains the varicella, or chickenpox, vaccine -- why it's important, who should get it, the vaccine schedule, and possible side effects.......[Read More]
Chickenpox Vaccination of Children Helps Protect Infants, Too

Chickenpox Vaccination of Children Helps Protect Infants, Too

Chickenpox infection can be life-threatening for infants who are too young to receive the chickenpox vaccine. The good news is that the routine vaccination of children aged 1 and older has shown spillover benefits for infants.......[Read More]
CDC: Partial OK of Gardasil for Boys

CDC: Partial OK of Gardasil for Boys

Parents of boys may get federal funds to pay for the Gardasil HPV vaccine to prevent sexually transmitted genital warts, a CDC advisory panel has ruled.......[Read More]
Chickenpox Vaccine

Chickenpox Vaccine

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of chickenpox vaccine including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
Are Kindergarten Kids Getting Their Vaccines?

Are Kindergarten Kids Getting Their Vaccines?

Most kindergartners are up to date with their vaccines, but federal immunization goals nevertheless remain unmet, the CDC says.......[Read More]
Rotavirus

Rotavirus

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of rotavirus including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
Vaccine Coverage High in U.S., but Measles Outbreaks a Concern: CDC

Vaccine Coverage High in U.S., but Measles Outbreaks a Concern: CDC

159 cases reported so far this year in unvaccinated people......[Read More]
Introducing New Vaccines in Developing Countries

Introducing New Vaccines in Developing Countries

This paper reviews the importance of vaccination in the prevention of infectious diseases and discusses vaccine implementation in developing countries.......[Read More]
Immunizations-Adult Immunizations

Immunizations-Adult Immunizations

Recommended immunizationsYour need for immunizations does not end when you reach adulthood. The specific immunizations you need as an adult are determined by factors such as your age, lifestyle, type and locations of travel, overall health, and previous immunizations. Tetanus and diphtheria .........[Read More]
Recent Developments in Tuberculosis Vaccines

Recent Developments in Tuberculosis Vaccines

There have been recent developments in the vaccination of TB. How do we continue to move forward?......[Read More]