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    Immunizations and Vaccines
    Vaccines and Immunizations Quiz
    Vaccinations have minimized or eradicated numerous epidemics, but they're also controversial. How much do you know about childhood vaccination schedules, and general vaccine facts? ...
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    Immunizations and Vaccines
    RotaTeq Vaccine Prevents Diarrhea in Children
    The RotaTeq vaccine is recommended as part of routine childhood immunization in the U.S. ...
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    Vaccine Schedule
    Are Extra Doses of Vaccines Harmful?
    Learn whether it is harmful to give extra doses of the routine childhood vaccines, and how you can prevent that from happening. Dr. Shari Nethersole, a physician at the Boston Children's Hospital weighs in. ...
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    HPV Vaccine
    Should My Young Daughter Get the HPV Vaccination?
    Should My Young Daughter Get the HPV Vaccination? As the parent of a teenage or preteen girl, you may well be aware of the controversy surrounding the relatively recent release of the vaccine Gardasil. Gardasil helps to protect girls against the...
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    Immunizations and SIDS
    A mother asks whether there is no link between immunizations and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). ...
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    Vaccine Schedule
    Are Extra Doses of Vaccines Harmful?
    Learn whether it is harmful to give extra doses of the routine childhood vaccines, and how you can prevent that from happening. Dr. Shari Nethersole, a physician at the Boston Children's Hospital weighs in. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Immunizations and Vaccines
    Vaccines and Immunizations Quiz
    Vaccinations have minimized or eradicated numerous epidemics, but they're also controversial. How much do you know about childhood vaccination schedules, and general vaccine facts? ...
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    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
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    Immunizations and Vaccines
    Prevnar Vaccine for Toddler?
    Prevnar (PCV7) is approved for routine administration to all children less than two years of age, beginning at two months of age. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Immunizations and Vaccines
    Do We Have to Get Flu Shots Every Year?
    A yearly flu shot is the best way to protect yourself against the types of influenza expected each year. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Immunizations and Vaccines
    Should Immunization Be Delayed?
    Learn whether it is safe to administer live vaccines to a child while his mother is pregnant. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Immunizations and Vaccines
    Should Immunization Be Delayed?
    Learn whether it is safe to administer live vaccines to a child while his mother is pregnant. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Immunizations and Vaccines
    Epilepsy and Immunizations
    Although there is an increased risk of post-vaccination seizures after DTP, there is no evidence that pertussis immunization causes permanent brain damage or epilepsy. ...
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    Illnesses and Diseases
    Hepatitis B Vaccination and Autoimmune Phenomena
    Unusual detrimental occurrences that seem to be related to the Hepatitis B vaccine are felt to be more coincidental than "cause and effect." ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Immunizations and Vaccines
    Flu Shot and Allergies
    When a child has asthma and an egg allergy, the flu shot may not be advisable. Consult with your child's doctor. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Immunizations and Vaccines
    Epilepsy and Immunizations
    Although there is an increased risk of post-vaccination seizures after DTP, there is no evidence that pertussis immunization causes permanent brain damage or epilepsy. ...
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    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

    Are you worried about your kids being online? Fact Monster is a KidSafe-certified site for your kids to get homework help, play games and watch educational videos. Check it out...and give Same Game a try yourself!

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    Immunizations and Vaccines
    Expert Advice: Better to get the chickenpox or the vaccine?
    The chickenpox vaccine is thought to be safe for healthy children. ...