Wednesday June 22, 2016
For most people planning to attend the Summer Olympics in Brazil this summer, the big health concern is Zika virus. Justifiably so. There is no vaccine against the virus, which can cause the serious birth defect of microcephaly in pregnant women who contract it, but the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has offered preventive advice to avoid the mosquitos whose bites can be infectious: Use a good mosquito repellent, and wear long sleeves and pants, to prevent mosquito bites, especially clothing treated with the repellent permethrin.
Thursday June 16, 2016
When vaccine stories develop, it’s hard to keep track of all the important information. Here’s what you need to know about the new research that could lead to a more accurate flu vaccine.
Wednesday June 8, 2016
Weddings, youthful summers, road trips: important events all have a soundtrack. Taking your little one to be vaccinated is as important as it gets. That’s why we created a playlist with perfect tunes for every step of the journey.
Thursday May 26, 2016
The benefits of vaccinations are obvious; that’s why we all advocate for them so fiercely. Less obvious are the benefits of being a vaccine advocate. Here are 9 awesome traits that go along with being an immunization advocate.
Monday May 23, 2016
We all know vaccines prevent life-threatening diseases, but there are also many unexpected ways vaccines prevent death and make the world a better place. Here are 5 surprising ways vaccines save and improve lives.