A small group of parent advocates is mobilizing “gentle propaganda” against vaccine naysayers
Infants now receive several shots at a time, but the latest study says that does not increase their risk of developing autism.
To promote the need for immunizations, public health groups turn to mothers.
Vaccines are by far the best defense against pertussis, or whooping cough. But protection among kids dwindles with every year since the last dose of vaccine, a new CDC study finds
Merck’s HPV vaccine, Gardasil, was found to be safe in a large safety study required by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
It’s news that’s certain to ignite debates over vaccines again: researchers say that the childhood immunization against whooping cough fades substantially over time, leaving even fully vaccinated children vulnerable to …
Skimping out on sleep won’t just put you in a cranky mood. It may also reduce the effectiveness of vaccines, a new study from researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), suggests.
Many parents have decided they know better than pediatricians: they’re following their own vaccine schedules, but most children adhering to alternative models don’t wind up fully immunized
Spot checks by the Office of the Inspector General found that some vaccines at 45 clinics across the country weren’t stored at the correct temperature, possibly affecting their potency. But for parents concerned about having to …
The former Playmate is posing nude again for Playboy. Will McCarthy’s fee bolster the cause of Generation Rescue, her autism research organization that rejects vaccines as dangerous?
Doctors need to step up their p.r. game if they’re going to counter the anti-immunization tide, says a new Mayo Clinic study that offers talking points on how to respond to parents’ fears.
In the U.S., 2011 was the worst measles year in 15 years, but worldwide, deaths from the disease have plummeted over the past 10 years.
Don’t blame adults too much: adult vaccine schedules are much tricker to manage than the standard immunization requirements for children.