vaccinations

A Thanksgiving Nightmare Ends in Gratitude

I thought my son was fully vaccinated against meningitis. He wasn’t — and you might not be either.

Why Parents Need to Ask About the Meningitis B Vaccination

Meningitis B can be serious and even fatal. But there is a vaccine to protect against this deadly disease. Learn why you should ask your healthcare provider for it.

The 1 in 10 U.S. Doctors With Reservations About Vaccines Could Be Undermining the Fight Against Covid-19

Recent study finds that the same factors thought to encourage hesitancy in the general public – like having right-leaning political views – might also motivate physician opposition to vaccination

Where Are You Getting Your Covid-19 Vaccine Information?

Incorrect information about vaccines is all over the internet. Is the info you’re getting reliable?

15 Minutes With Dr. Leana Wen

The accomplished doctor weighs in on the possible future of the pandemic and the importance of public health

Why Taking Fever-Reducing Meds and Drinking Fluids May Not Be the Best Way to Treat Flu and Fever

Increased fluid intake and taking fever reducers may not always help in your recovery. In fact, in some cases, it could be harmful.

Questions to Ask Your Child’s Healthcare Provider About Meningitis B

Learn about the risks of meningitis B and steps you can take to protect your children from this infectious disease

Fast Facts: What Parents Need to Know About Meningitis B

Learn about the different types, who’s at risk and important vaccines for meningitis

My Daughter Jamie Lost Her Legs and Fingers in a Ferocious Battle Against Meningitis

We were lucky: Far too many teens lose their lives when they contract the disease. The good news? Vaccinations can help protect against meningitis.

How mRNA and DNA Vaccines Could Soon Treat Cancers, HIV, Autoimmune Disorders and Genetic Diseases

The idea of using genetic material to produce an immune response has opened up a world of research and potential medical uses far out of reach of traditional vaccines

The Truth About Vaccines

There’s a lot of vaccine misinformation out there, but the truth is that vaccines are safe and effective — and they save lives

How Effective Are Vaccines Against Omicron? An Epidemiologist Answers 6 Questions

Understanding how much protection a vaccine offers is not as simple as it sounds

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