Thanks to the highly effective MMR vaccine, measles has been considered “eliminated” from the U.S. since 2000. But an uptick in cases and recent outbreaks is raising alarm.
You’ve gone back-to-school shopping. But have you called the pediatrician’s office to make sure their vaccines are up-to-date? Kim Giuliano, MD, explains what they need when ― and why it’s so important.
Thanks to vaccines, childhood diseases are less common today than in years past. Here’s when to get which vaccine for your children to help keep them protected.
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As your child enters the school-age years, he or she changes dramatically. A pediatrician answers the nine most common questions she hears from parents of children ages 6-10.