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Adult Vaccines

6 Vaccines Adults Shouldn't Skip

Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living

By Chai Woodham for U.S. News Often, the conversation about vaccines is centered on children -- as vaccines are still believed by some to cause aut...

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?

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 ...