To begin with, Offit said the science is clear that vaccines do not cause autism, as many groups and some celebrities insist.
Most people who have heard of pertussis, or whooping cough think it was eradicated 30 years ago. Not so.
It is too early to change recommendations but a Swedish study has found that it might take only 2 doses of the HPV vaccine – not 3 – to offer protection against genital warts.
Despite CDC guidelines, vaccination numbers are falling short of national goals. Now, they are turning to doctors for help.
A government study offers a new theory on why the whooping cough vaccine doesn’t seem to be working as well as expected.
Approximately 13 million illnesses, and over 110,000 hospitalizations, may have been averted by the flu vaccine over the last six years in the US.
Flu shots will be offered on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at the Homestead Community Center at 4771 Willow Avenue in Pennsauken from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Pertussis or whooping cough is making a comeback in the United States, despite vaccinations.
If you have children you need to be thinking about the start of school.
A health watch warning: A potentially deadly cough is spreading in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, according to the state health departments.
There is a very important report released by the CDC in their monthly morbidity and mortality report which looks at children and flu related deaths.
Researchers compared flu-related emergency room visits in Children’s Hospital in Boston to Montreal Children’s Hospital in Canada, where shot recommendations were not expanded to include more kids.
It’s that time of year, college students heading back to school, and a trip to the doctor for shots is a must for many.
There’s an interesting report in the journal Health Affairs which takes a look at parents and vaccines. What the study has found is that only one in five parents have no concerns about childhood vaccines.
According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, the goals for longer standing recommended vaccines are being met, at least partially.