vaccines

  1. Cats

    6 Tips to keep your cat healthy

    Cat lovers unite! Cats have found a special place in our hearts, and we owe it to them to keep them as healthy as possible.
  2. Pets & Animals

    A complete list of vaccines your dog needs

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    Do you know what vaccines your dog needs and when?
  3. Baby & Toddler

    Your baby's first year: Shots, shots and more shots!

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    You know that every time you take your infant for a well visit, you are doing the best you can to keep her healthy, but that doesn't...
  4. Teen Health & Wellness

    Should my son get the HPV shots?

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    Genital warts and cancers caused by HPV are probably the last things on your mind if you have a tween son. The American Academy of...
  5. School Age Kids

    Chicken pox lollipops for sale

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    Some parents, fearful of the medical vaccines administered to children, have sought natural methods to boost immunity. Think...
  6. Autistic Spectrum Disorders

    The Autism/Vaccine (Dis)Connection

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    A new study denies any link between the MMR vaccine and autism. But parents who have heard anecdotal evidence to the contrary are...
  7. Tweens, Teens & College

    No parental consent necessary: 12 and over can get HPV vaccine in California

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    Earlier this week, the governor of California signed a law that made the HPV vaccine accessible to children 12 and older without...
  8. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    6 Tips for heading home with a newborn

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    Heading home with a newborn baby can be frightening. Authors Laura Jana and Jennifer Shu, moms who are also pediatricians, have...
  9. 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....
  10. 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...
  11. Child Development & Health

    Organize your family's health information

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    Keeping track of your own health history is challenging enough. Was it 1994 or 1996 that you had shingles? Trying to manage it for a...
  12. 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...
  13. Parenting Advice & Columns

    The great vaccine debate

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    There’s no better way to stir the parenting-debate pot than to put a pro-vaccine mom in a room with a non-vaccinating mom and bring...
  14. Mom & Dad

    The flu vaccine debate

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    As the weather turns cooler, it seems moms take on a new set of responsibilities: an expanded schedule for our kids, new menus...
  15. Vaccinations & Shots

    Adult vaccines: Olympic Gold Medalist Mia Hamm raising health awareness

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    Gold medalist and soccer superstar Mia Hamm does it all. She's not only a busy mom but she's now raising awareness about the...
  16. Teen Health & Wellness

    Vaccines for high school and college freshmen

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    Vaccines continue to perplex parents concerned about protecting their children against serious diseases yet who want to avoid...
  17. Vaccinations & Shots

    Gardasil for your son?

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    More than 30 types of the human papillomavirus (HPV) can infect the genital areas of women and men, causing genital warts and even...