"I loved being Riley's Mum for those four weeks. I wish it were longer."
We're learning this week that there's good news and bad news when it comes to the effectiveness of the whooping cough vaccine. Two new Pediatrics studies show we still have a lot to learn about how we protect babies and kids when it comes to pertussis.
Is it too much to ask Jenny McCarthy to read a simple, well-researched article and properly educate herself about how no legitimate scientific studies have linked vaccines to autism? And then, to announce to the world she was wrong? It would help undo at least some of the damage she's done to public health and our country's children.
As a mom, I understand the importance of keeping yourself and your family as healthy as possible. There are many different precautions you can take to stay on top of your family's health, and these tips are just a few ways you can get started.
Today, most people don't remember the heartbreaking and sometimes lethal effects of not vaccinating and hence can't see their own vital role in public health.
The vaccine offered to adults as a booster shot is known as Tdap. Children receive a shot known as DTaP. In homes where the
The MHRA sought to add to this body of evidence and ensure the UK vaccine program was safe. Bryan said the new study “is
In older children and adults, its early symptoms mimic the common cold. But after those symptoms resolve, pertussis causes
One of the most important goals of any parent is to keep their baby healthy and safe. But what if there's something parents didn't know they should be doing? What if it could mean the difference between life and death?