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Immunizations: Baby

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Yes, shots will always sting, but you can take steps before, during and after a vaccine visit to ease your child's pain and stress.
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Medical experts hope the retraction of the 1998 study that scared parents and started the controversy will finally help people feel at peace with immunizations
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Everything parents need to know about immunizations
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All about vaccines, vaccine safety issues and the vaccination debate
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Flu-shot season starts this month. Need-to-know info from The Vaccine Book: Making the Right Decision for Your Child (Little, Brown & Company,...
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In this guide:How vaccines work | Age-by-age schedule Who shouldn't be vaccinated | The vaccine debate Taking the ouch out of shots |...
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Kids get more than 20 vaccinations during their first few years, and all those jabs can be scary. But there are ways to reduce the ouch factor for...
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Q. My preschooler hates going to the pediatrician because she's terrified of getting a shot. She gets herself so worked up that I can't...
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We've reported that the flu shot, which is now recommended for all kids ages 6 months to 5 years, will be available starting in October. However, the...
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated their vaccine guidelines. Ask your doctor about these shots, available now:...
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You walk into the pediatrician's office with your smiling rosebud of a baby, but a few needle pricks later, you walk out with an armful of screaming...
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Immunization rates in the U.S. are at an all-time high, but parents' concerns about vaccine safety are also on the rise, according to a recent survey...
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Once, it was simple. You took your baby to the pediatrician and he got his shots. But for some years now, a growing number of moms and dads have been...
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How to break the cycle of never-ending colds and flu, and keep everyone in your family healthier this winter
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These days, by the time a baby is 2 years old, she may have had as many as 20 vaccine injections  -- four times more than a baby born in...
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If your child's starting daycare, she'll be around more kids and their germs, so more sniffles are inevitable. Make her transition as healthy as...
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Kim Goodman's first child, grant, screamed all night after getting the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine. Then her second child, Jack, had the...
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HEPATITIS B SIDE EFFECTS None known. WHEN IT'S GIVEN By injection at 0 to 2 months; at 1 to 4 months; and at 6 to 18 months. PROTECTS...
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Whooping cough (pertussis) may sound like a thing of the past, but it's on the rise
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Should you get one when you're pregnant?