Is There an Alternative Vaccine Schedule?
- Why Whooping Cough Is Rising Despite a New Vaccine
A look at why whooping cough rates are rising despite a new vaccine.
- Are Childhood Vaccines Safe?
For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance -- protecting your child against disease naturally helps you sleep better at night -- but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.
- Amanda Peet Campaigns for Vaccines
Actress and mother Amanda Peet has learned from personal experience that immunizations are crucial.
- Should Your Child Get the HPV Vaccine?
WebMD discusses the arguments for and against HPV vaccination and explains the risks and benefits associated with it.
- Helping Kids Who Fear Vaccines
WebMD gives tips for helping a child who is afraid of getting a shot. Learn how parents can make the vaccine process go smoothly.
- Unraveling the Whooping Cough Epidemic
WebMD investigates the whooping cough outbreak in California and other states.
- Child Vaccines: Some Parents Ill at Ease
Does the private right of parents to not vaccinate their kids trump the greater public good?
- Get an 'A' in Vaccines
Vaccines have proved so successful in eliminating their target diseases that some parents of school-aged children have gotten a bit lax about completing the complicated battery of injections.
- How Your Vaccines are Approved
The American Academy of Pediatrics reports that each year up to 50,000 children and adults are hospitalized because of the virus, and that 20 to 40 people die from it.