vaccination

  1. Baby & Toddler

    Does refusing vaccines make you an unfit parent?

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    A premature birth changed the home birth plans of a Pennsylvania couple, but after having their baby in an ambulance on the way to...
  2. Child Development & Health

    Should doctors refuse to treat unvaccinated kids?

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    Vaccine researchers have discovered that more and more physicians are releasing patients from their practice who refuse to...
  3. Tweens, Teens & College

    CDC recommends routine HPV vaccines for boys

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    The Centers for Disease Control has now officially made a recommendation that all boys get the HPV vaccination. This immunization,...
  4. Baby & Toddler

    Doctors debate the benefits of vaccine cocooning

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    Doctors in the U.S. and Canada aren't on the same page when it comes to vaccinating the close family members of babies who are too...
  5. Tweens, Teens & College

    HPV vaccine risk: Shot may have put 13-year-old in coma

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    British teenager Lucy Hinks is suffering from a severe illness, possibly as a result of an HPV vaccine. Her physicians are looking...
  6. Vaccinations & Shots

    When does my child receive the meningitis vaccine?

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    Meningitis is a serious condition that affects 3,000 Americans every year -- 30 percent of of them children and young adults....
  7. Vaccinations & Shots

    Meningitis vaccine schedule

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    Meningococcal disease is a life-threatening condition caused by bacteria that infect the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal...
  8. Vaccinations & Shots

    Symptoms of meningitis

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    When meningitis strikes, it can feel like your typical run-of-the-mill bad headache or flu. But the difference is that it’s an...
  9. Baby & Toddler

    What's behind the "safe shot" approach to vaccines?

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    The debates about vaccinations remain charged and many parents still question the safety of “so many” vaccines. Learn about the safe...
  10. Children's Diseases & Illnesses

    Can vaccinations hurt your kids?

    In recent years, vaccination has become an increasingly contentious subject. More and more vaccines are being added to the lists of...
  11. Vaccinations & Shots

    What you need to know about immunizations

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    Immunization is a controversial topic. Deciding what’s right for you – given all of the information available – can feel...
  12. Children's Health

    Is my child at risk for meningitis?

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    Meningitis is an inflammation of the membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord and is usually caused by a viral or bacteria...