Measles is not just a kid’s disease. The multi-state measles outbreak that started in California in December has infected patients of all ages – from babies younger than a year to adults well into their 50s.
Some people won’t get flu vaccinations because of misconceptions about the vaccine or how it works. Here are five common myths about flu shots — debunked.
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.
You don't have to look far to find vaccine myths and misconceptions. But forget what you've heard — for the sake of your health and the health of those around you.
HPV is the most commonly contracted sexually transmitted disease worldwide. Habibeth Gitiforooz, MD, OB/GYN at Cleveland Clinic, explains why the HPV vaccination is recommended to prevent HPV infection.
If you are a parent who is confused by all the controversy surrounding vaccine safety, read on, Today's health number, 46 million, reveals reassuring data about the HPV vaccines specifically -- not only about safety but also about their importance in protecting kids from cancers and deadly diseases.
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.
Is your kid terrified of flu shots? Nasal mist may be an option.
If you’re pregnant, or have young children, or are at risk for chronic illness, now is the time for a flu shot.