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.
Want to protect the new baby in your family? Hope to avoid the pain of shingles? Keeping up with your immunizations can shield you and those you love from serious (and even life-threatening) illnesses.
Hope to avoid a nasty case of shingles? Want to protect a newborn in your family from pertussis? Keeping up with your immunizations will do both. Use this guide to discover which vaccines men need, and when.
Think vaccines are just for kids? Adults need protection, too! Some diseases have serious — and even deadly — consequences later in life. Discover which vaccines every adult needs.
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