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Adult Vaccination

Can We Be Adults About This?

Bobbie Brinegar | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Bobbie Brinegar

But if no one wants to put a child at risk, and the majority of Americans don't believe in a government vaccination conspiracy theory, then why are adult vaccination rates still so low?

Increasing Adult Immunization: Great Opportunities, Great Challenges

William Schaffner, M.D. | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
William Schaffner, M.D.

Now is a perfect time to issue a wake-up call to health care professionals who treat adult patients. Adults are not just grown up children, and they need vaccines, too. So what needs to happen to change this picture?

Childhood Immunization Leaves Adults Behind

Michael Hodin | Posted 06.18.2013 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

The global health community has barely begun to recognize how vaccination can enable a healthy, active aging process. This aha! moment had better come soon, because vaccination isn't just good health policy, it's great economic policy.

Vaccination Rate Among U.S. Adults Is 'Unacceptably Low," CDC Report Finds

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2013 | Healthy Living

By David Beasley ATLANTA, Jan 29 (Reuters) - The flu isn't the only illness adults should be immunized against, U.S. health officials ...

Cannes, Prague and the Future of Europe

Michael Hodin | Posted 08.06.2012 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

As Europe struggles to figure out its finances, events in Prague and Cannes are showing that aging may be Europe's best untapped social and economic resource.

Practice What You Preach: Adults Need Vaccinations Too

William Schaffner, M.D. | Posted 08.04.2012 | Impact
William Schaffner, M.D.

Adults will often take their children to get immunized, knowing that vaccines can protect them from debilitating and potentially deadly diseases, but many of those same adults fail to get vaccinated and properly protect themselves.