Vaccines are essential to keeping your child healthy from flu, chicken pox, and other harmful diseases. Learn everything you need to know about vaccines and vaccine schedules.
Here, experts weigh in on common myths surrounding the practice of vaccination -- and why those myths are wrong.
By the age of 3, your child will need up to 26 shots. Here's why they're all important.
This is what to do if you think your little one may be infected with chickenpox.
It's not always as easy to spot as you may think. These are the telltale signs.
Find out why and when your child needs the chickenpox vaccine.
Find out why and when your child needs the flu vaccine.
The disease isn't as common as it used to be, but it can be very serious in children. Here's what you need to know about chickenpox.
Learn why and when your child needs the hepatitis A vaccine.
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 hepatitis B vaccine.
It's the highest incident of mumps in the state in 22 years, with 221 cases of the disease registered so far.
Learn why and when your child needs the meningococcal vaccine.
In the first two years of life, your baby will get shots to protect her against ten diseases. There's continuing controversy about these vaccines. Let us set your mind at ease!
Should parents follow a strict vaccine schedule or is there room for flexibility?
Learn why and when your child needs the polio vaccine.
Which vaccines do kids need and why are they necessary?
Wary parents want to protect their child from any possible risk. It's time to inject a dose of reality into the rumor-driven debate.
Learn how to prevent and treat this common childhood disease.
Vaccinations aren't just for children -- all adults (parents or not) should get vaccinated to protect themselves and children from preventable diseases.
A growing group of parents believe that their kids don't need vaccinations. Could their choices be putting your child's health on the line?
The practice of purposely infecting kids with the chickenpox virus -- in an effort to "get it over with" -- worries doctors for many reasons.
Are your baby's shots on track? Check out this chart from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to make sure he's getting his vaccinations on time.
Without the chicken pox vaccine, the contagious virus can include rashes on the body and blisters in the mouth.
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.