Flu

Flu (short for influenza) is a serious illness for kids that is preventable with an annual flu vaccine. Learn how to identify symptoms and administer treatment.

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Tamiflu and Kids: Everything Parents Need to Know
Tamiflu can decrease the severity of flu symptoms and shorten the illness by about 24 hours. Learn about who should take the antiviral medication, the potential side effects, and whether Tamiflu is safe for kids.
The Most Common Side Effects of the Flu Shot in Kids Are Mild—Here's What Parents Need to Know
The influenza shot can cause mild side effects in children and toddlers, but they shouldn't deter your family from getting vaccinated. Here's what experts have to say.
Are We Headed for Another Round of the Flu?
We've already had a devastating flu season. Here's what to expect from the second wave that may be on its way.
This Is The Best Time for Your Family to Get the Flu Shot
Find out the best time to get vaccinated against influenza, potentially saving yourself (and your family) from the nasty side effects of the flu.
Kristen Bell: Why My Kids Get the Flu Shot
When it comes to keeping children safe, I take no chances.
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5 Reasons to Get Family Flu Shots
If there was ever a year to make cold and flu prevention your number-one priority, this is it. Here is everything you should know about the two types of influenza vaccines kids should have this year.