Category: Vaccines

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May 13, 2024

Ask the Pediatrician: Baby Vaccines

Pediatrician Edward Pickens, MD, talks about why baby vaccines are a must.

Babies, Children's Health, Pediatric Medicine, Vaccines

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June 2, 2023

Make Sure Your Vaccinations Are Up to Date Before Meeting a Newborn

Simple shots can help you protect a baby from whooping cough, flu and COVID-19.

Babies, Maternal Health, Vaccines

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Mother wearing face masks hold her toddler as a provider gives the toddler a bandage on her arm

May 2, 2023

3 Things Parents Should Know About Bivalent Boosters for Young Chil...

Experts encourage parents to get their children vaccinated as COVID-19 cases continue to rise.

Babies, Coronavirus, Toddlers and Preschoolers, Vaccines

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May 1, 2023

FAQs: COVID-19 Booster Shots

The bivalent vaccine is an updated booster that targets the omicron subvariant BA.5.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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January 26, 2023

COVID-19 Shots During Pregnancy Help Mom and Baby

Vaccines help prevent serious illness, complications and even death.

Coronavirus, Pregnancy and Maternal Health, Vaccines

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A young woman holds her hand, which is covered with a patch or adhesive bandage after vaccination or injection of medication.

December 13, 2022

3 Reasons to Get a Flu Shot This Year

The flu shot remains very important this year.

Cold and Flu, Vaccines

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Small child with band-aid after vaccine shot

May 23, 2022

Behind on Your Child’s Early Vaccines? Catch Up Now

Infants and toddlers have underdeveloped immune systems and need protection.

Children's Health, Vaccines

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Woman showing bandage on arm from vaccination shot

May 2, 2022

FAQs: Second Booster Shots for COVID-19

Who needs a second booster against COVID-19 and why?

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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May 2, 2022

Simplifying Boosters: How to Know When to Get One

Confused about boosters? Read this to figure out if you’re eligible.


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Lateral view of arm of a pregnant woman with a adhesive bandage after the vaccine.

March 17, 2022

Which Vaccines to Get—and Avoid—While Pregnant

Staying up to date on vaccinations is critical to keep mom and baby safe.

Maternal Health, Vaccines

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Doctor or nurse putting on bandage after Injecting COVID-19 vaccine into patient's arm in vaccination center

January 10, 2022

3 Facts About the Omicron Surge

Getting vaccinated or a booster is the best way to protect yourself.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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Proud senior woman who had just been vaccinated.

January 10, 2022

‘Breakthrough Cases’ Are Expected, and Boosters Can Help

People older than 65 who were vaccinated more than six months ago are at greatest risk.


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