10 things you should know about vaccines

Aug. 10, 2015—August is National Immunization Awareness Month—so it’s a good time to prepare for the return of school and flu season. Learn about what vaccines can do for you with these 10 facts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization and other experts. 1. Vaccines can save your Read more about 10 things you should know about vaccines[…]

With measles on the rise, unvaccinated are vulnerable, reports CDC

Feb. 5, 2015—As the number of measles cases continues to rise, health officials are urging people to vaccinate their children—and themselves, if necessary—against the disease. Doing so helps to prevent complications of the disease, including brain damage, deafness, pneumonia and death. The number of U.S. measles cases in 2015 is already as high as those Read more about With measles on the rise, unvaccinated are vulnerable, reports CDC[…]

The results are in: Vaccines really are safe for kids

The results are in: Vaccines really are safe for kids | Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. July 19, 2014—The idea of dosing a small child with a powerful vaccine can make any parent feel cautious. However, a new review of existing research suggests that when it comes to tots and shots, the benefits far outweigh any Read more about The results are in: Vaccines really are safe for kids[…]