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Vaccines for Children

January Cervical Cancer Month: Progress Is Promising

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Since vaccination with FDA-approved HPV vaccines can reduce HPV infections and reduce the likelihood of ever getting cervical cancer, it is important to know if people and their physicians are using the vaccines.

Doctors: Are You Helping Reduce HPV?

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH | Posted 10.05.2013 | Impact
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

The strongest predictor of whether a kid gets the HPV vaccine is doctor recommendation. Doctors and other health care providers: Don't miss a single opportunity to vaccinate your patients.

Nearly Half Of U.S. Children Late Receiving Vaccines

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2013 | Parents

Jan 22 (Reuters) - Nearly half of babies and toddlers in the United States aren't getting recommended vaccines on time, according to a study - and i...

Vaccines For U.S. Children May Not Be Properly Stored

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2012 | Parents

* Review found expired vaccines mixed in with others * Some vaccines could be less effective * Report probed 45 vaccine ...

Vaccines for Children: Why We Need to Create Incentives Now

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 09.11.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Orin Levine

In low- and middle-income countries, children living in poverty are less likely to be vaccinated -- and more likely to die or become ill from a vaccine-preventable disease -- than wealthier children.

From Maryland to Rwanda: Linking Communities to Prevent Disease

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Orin Levine

Access to life-saving vaccines should not be determined by the lottery of birthplace and every child deserves a healthy future, whether they are born in Baltimore or Bangalore.