vaccines

  1. Women's Health

    What you need to know about recent polio and syphilis outbreaks

    Vintage is all the rage these days but we're not just talking about Peter Pan collars and Princess Kate's coat dresses....
  2. Pets & Animals

    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.
  3. Pets & Animals

    A complete list of vaccines your dog needs

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    Do you know what vaccines your dog needs and when?
  4. Baby

    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...
  5. K-12

    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...
  6. K-12

    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.
  7. Parenting

    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...
  8. Parenting

    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...
  9. Pregnancy

    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...
  10. Well-being

    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....
  11. Well-being

    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...
  12. K-12

    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...
  13. Children's Health

    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...
  14. Tips & Advice

    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...
  15. Tips & Advice

    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...
  16. Well-being

    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...
  17. K-12

    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...
  18. Well-being

    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...