If you have diabetes – even if it’s well controlled -- it’s important to get the flu shot. With your immune system already weakened, taking extra precautions against infections is important.
Pediatrician Emma Raizman, MD, talks about two new and improved flu vaccines, and why there’s no time like the present for the kids to get their shots (or sprays).
Whether sledding and romping around in the snow or just hanging around together at home, keep kids warm, healthy and safe this winter with these practical tips.
The American Academy of Pediatrics releases a new immunization schedule, including a new approach for pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, by vaccinating pregnant women.
The five germiest places and how to fight back. Hint: you may never use the break room faucet at work again.
During cold season, it’s extra-important to wash hands and practice healthy habits.
Don’t let the flu wipe you out this year. Getting vaccinated is your best defense. The shot needs a couple weeks to do its job, but then you’re protected.
Is your kid terrified of flu shots? Nasal mist may be an option.
It’s that time of year when many of us ponder whether to get a flu shot. Here are answers to some of the most common flu vaccination questions and concerns.
In nursing homes, an outbreak of norovirus, or more commonly, stomach flu, can be particularly devastating. A new study looks at where the causes may lie, especially staff. Also, find out how to assess risks of particular facilities.