Jill Sederstrom is a Contributing Editor
Fewer Women, Including Those Who Aren't Vaccinated, Are Getting HPV
The use of the HPV vaccine may be creating herd immunity, protecting unvaccinated women.
Measles Incidence in United States Remains, But Need to Vaccinate Stays High
Measles is still very rare in the United States, but most cases involved either someone who was not vaccinated or whose status is unknown.
Study Finds Reoccurrence of Adverse Events After Immunization is Relatively Low
Adverse events after vaccinations don’t usually recur after reimmunizations.
Babies Should Receive HepB Vaccine Immediately After Birth
First dose of HepB vaccine should be given in the first 24 hours to prevent infection.
Small Drops in Vaccination Rates Could Cause Big Increases in Health-Care Costs
A 5% drop in MMR vaccine use could lead to as much as $4.1 million in health-care costs.
Study Finds Parents of Teens Don't Know Vaccination Schedules
Parents of teenagers are often unaware that their teen children have not had all the vaccinations they need.
New Health-Care Bills Could Mean Big Cuts to Immunization Funding
Health-care plans in the Senate include repealing the Prevention and Public Health Fund.
New Study Shows Pharmacists-Involvement Can Dramatically Improve Vaccination Rates
When pharmacists know a patients’ vaccination histories, vaccination rates go up.
Physicians Voice Concerns on Texas Law that Restricts Immunizations for Foster Children
A new law would limit emergency immunization for children entering foster care system in Texas.
Granting Exclusive License for Zika Vaccine Is Causing Concern
The U.S. Army wants to grant an exclusive license for a Zika vaccine, but there are worries that exclusivity would lead to a high price.
New Map Highlights Children's Vaccine Rates, Disease Outbreaks by State
Interactive national map shows vaccine rates and epidemic data.
CDC Anticipates Yellow Fever Vaccine Shortage
Will there be enough yellow fever vaccine if Brazil’s epidemic spreads?
New Recommendation Drops the Number of HPV Shots for Children from Three to Two
Recommended number of HPV injections for kids under 14 drops to two.
Early Studies of Needle-Free Vaccine Delivery System Show Promise
A pill-like device that pumps vaccine into the mouth may make syringes obsolete.
Study Finds Nearly Half a Million Deaths Prevented in the United States by Vaccines
Over 55 years, 450,000 people stayed alive and 200 million people stayed well in the United States because of vaccines.
Treating two: Effective management of gestational diabetes
With obesity rates growing and diabetes diagnoses going up, healthcare providers are focusing on the need to treat GDM in both mother and unborn child.
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