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  1. 7 Ways to Soothe Kids Getting Vaccines

    May 9, 2007 -- Got a baby or young child who's scheduled for vaccinations? A new study offers tips on preparing and soothing kids getting shots. The tips come from experts including Neil Schechter, MD, of the University of Connecticut's medical school. Here is their advice on preparing children for

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  2. Pneumonia Vaccine Brings New Challenge

    April 24, 2007 -- The success of the pneumonia vaccine in children may allow a rise in kids' pneumonia caused by germs not targeted by the vaccine. That's according to researchers including the CDC's Rosalyn Singleton, MD, MPH. In The Journal of the American Medical Association, Singleton's team rec

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  3. Pneumonia Vaccine Cuts Hospital Visits

    April 5, 2007 -- A childhood vaccine against pneumonia and related diseases seems to be curbing kids' pneumonia hospitalizations. That news comes from a study on children's pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, which targets pneumonia, meningitis, and other pneumococcal diseases. The CDC recommends that a

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  4. Chickenpox Vaccine May Wear Off

    March 14, 2007 -- The chickenpox vaccine's effectiveness may fade with time, so children should get a second dose when they're 4-6 years old. That news appears in The New England Journal of Medicine. Make no mistake: The researchers aren't knocking the vaccine. In fact, they say it has "substantiall

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  5. FluMist Beats Flu Shots in Kids

    Feb. 14, 2007 -- A spray up the nose appears to be better than a shot in the arm or thigh for protecting most young children against the flu. The nasal spray flu vaccine FluMist proved to be more effective than traditional flu shots in a large, worldwide study funded by the vaccine’s manufacturer, M

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  6. FDA Notes Baby Vaccine Bowel Problems

    Feb. 13, 2007 -- The FDA today announced that 28 U.S. babies reportedly developed a potentially deadly bowel problem after getting the RotaTeq vaccine. The babies developed intussusception, a serious and potentially life-threatening condition in which the intestine gets blocked or twisted. Sixteen o

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  7. CDC Updates Vaccination Schedule

    Jan. 5, 2007 -- The CDC has released its 2007 recommended vaccination schedule for kids 0-18 years old. The schedule includes two new vaccines and tweaks to recommended flu and chickenpox vaccination. One of the two new vaccines targets certain strains of human papillomavirus (HPV), a leading cause

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  8. The Flu Vaccine Works -- But Few Give It a Shot

    May 8, 2000 -- While this year's influenza vaccine held its own against the flu, many high-risk individuals did not get their yearly flu shot. In response, the federal CDC in Atlanta is changing its recommendations. In the May 5 issue of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, researchers from th

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  9. HPV, Rotavirus Join Childhood Vaccines

    Oct. 25, 2006 (Atlanta) -- The new childhood vaccine schedule now includes vaccines against genital warts and a major cause of diarrhea. The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) today officially approved the 2007 childhood vaccination schedule. The ACIP in June recommended that

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  10. Nixing Vaccines May Up Whooping Cough

    Oct. 10, 2006 -- Whooping cough may be more common in states that make it relatively easy for students to skip required vaccines. That news appears in the Oct. 11 issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association. "States should examine their exemption policies to ensure control of pertussis

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