When pediatrician Robert W. Sears, MD, FAAP, wrote The Vaccine Book: Making the Right Decision for Your Child, he envisioned giving parents more choices on how to vaccinate their children if they were concerned about a vaccine’s side effects or ingredients or the large number of shots that kids receive today.
“A lot of parents don’t really trust the vaccine system,” Sears says. “I felt that if I could give parents a better understanding of vaccines -- as well as an alternative way to approach giving...
You may get better within 2 weeks.
But some people may feel lightheaded and tired for several months after the
Bacterial meningitis occurs most often from late winter
to early spring. It usually causes serious illness and can be life-threatening.
The symptoms usually develop suddenly and last for 2 to
3 weeks. A person with bacterial meningitis is treated with antibiotics in a
Complications, short-term and
long-term, are more common with bacterial
than with viral meningitis. People with bacterial meningitis can die if not treated right away. People who are more likely to have these problems include: