Both kids and adults need different types of vaccines to be vaccinated against serious diseases such as the flu, measles, chickenpox, whooping cough, and pneumonia.
Vaccinations aren't just for children -- all adults (parents or not) should get vaccinated to protect themselves and children from preventable diseases.
When it comes to keeping baby healthy, experts say one of the most important things a mom and dad can do is make sure they're up-to-date on their shots.
Learn why and when your child needs the MMR vaccine.
Does your child really need an antibiotic? That's what you should ask yourself every time he is sick, now that drug resistance has become one of our most serious health threats. Our guide will help you find the answer.
Should parents follow a strict vaccine schedule or is there room for flexibility?
By the age of 3, your child will need up to 26 shots. Here's why they're all important.
Which vaccines do kids need and why are they necessary?
Learn why and when your child needs the hepatitis A vaccine.
Learn why and when your child needs the pneumococcal vaccine.
Find out why and when your child needs the flu vaccine.
Learn why and when your child needs the polio vaccine.
Learn why and when your child needs the hepatitis B vaccine.
Tia Mowry, actress and mother of 2-year-old Cree, chats with Parents about the importance of flu prevention for families. Even though the celeb mom doesn't like needles, Mowry shares her secret to keeping her son healthy and flu-free this season.
Cancer centers have banded together to back the recently revised HPV vaccination guidelines.
Learn why and when your child needs the meningococcal vaccine.
Learn why the flu vaccine is recommended for pregnant women and babies as young as 6 months. Video courtesy of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.
While most Americans are on board with vaccinating their children against measles, mumps, and rubella, parents of younger kids are unclear on the benefits vs. risks.