Chicken Pox is a highly contagious and dangerous virus also known as Varicella Zoster Virus or VZV. Before 1995 when the Varicella vaccine became available, 100 – 150 died each year from the disease according to the CDC. … Continue reading
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Vaccines are safe. Vaccines are effective. Vaccines save lives.
Infants, children and adults regularly receive vaccines to keep them healthy. Often people forget why vaccines matter and how important they are. In 2015 we had a real example in the United States of how serious illness is spread when people don’t get vaccinated. … Continue reading
We strongly recommend the HPV Vaccine for all children ages 11 years and older.
What is HPV?
The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States, with nearly everyone being infected at some point in their lives. … Continue reading
Immunizations are a hot topic lately, especially during the month of April as its National Infant Immunization and World Immunization Week.
Both the World Health Organization and Center for Disease Control provide an abundance of resources for parents about vaccinations for their children. … Continue reading
The CDC released some changes to the recommended immunization schedule in early February of 2016. Here’s what you need to know: … Continue reading
Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is an incredibly common disease that is actually a group of more than 100 viruses.
According to the CDC, about 79 million people in the United States currently are infected with HPV, and 14 million will become infected each year. … Continue reading
Vaccines do not cause autism. Vaccines are safe and save lives. Vaccines should be given according to the recommended schedule approved by the CDC and AAP in order to best protect children and all of society. Please see the American Academy of Pediatrics’ … Continue reading
The American Academy of Pediatrics urges all parents to get their children vaccinated against the Measles on the routine vaccination schedule – or sooner if indicated for travel reasons. There has been a multi-state outbreak of the Measles due to a higher rate of vaccine refusals in California. … Continue reading