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Vaccines and Immunizations

Vaccines and immunizations aren't just for kids. Learn what is recommended for who (and when) and the significant role shots can play in keeping you healthy.
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6-Month Vaccines: What You Should Know
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1-Year-Old Shots: What You Should Know
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2-Month Vaccines: What You Should Know
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DTaP Vaccine: What You Need to Know
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What Shots Do Teens Get?
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What Baby Shots Does My Child Need?
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A Parents’ Guide to Vaccines for Children
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Pneumonia Vaccine Options
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What to Know About Getting a Flu Shot During Pregnancy
Vaccine Side Effect vs. an Adverse Effect
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What's the Difference Between Antibodies From Infection and Vaccines?
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What's the Update on Vaccines for COVID-19?
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Is the COVID-19 Vaccine Free if You're Uninsured?
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How Will My Health Insurance Cover a COVID-19 Vaccine?
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The Vaccine Court: What It Is and How It Works
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How Do Vaccines Work, Exactly?
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How to Protect Yourself From the Zika Virus
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Top 20 Vaccines You Should Know About
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Mandatory vs. Recommended Vaccines: What You Should Know
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UTI Vaccine Shows Promise
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What to Know About Typhoid Vaccines
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Medicare Covers These Vaccines: Is It Worth a Shot?
6 Tips for Preventing Infection in the Hospital
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What Vaccines Do Healthcare Professionals Need?
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Safety of the MMR Vaccine for Kids With Egg Allergies
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Could Your Child Need Two Flu Vaccines?
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Quick Flu Shot Facts Everyone Should Know
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Who Should Not Get Flu Shots
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You Can Get a Flu Vaccine Without a Needle or a Nose Spray
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Why Isn't There a Vaccine for the Common Cold?
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6 Vaccines All Grandparents Should Get
Hispanic boy getting a shot at doctor's office
These 3 Vaccines May Pose a Risk If You're Allergic to Eggs
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Common Side Effects of the Flu Shot
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When Is It Too Late to Get a Flu Shot?
Are Flu Shots Safe For People With Egg Allergies?
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10 Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Infectious Diseases
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Should Hospice and Palliative Care Patients Get a Flu Shot?
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Can I Get A Flu Shot While Sick?
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Is There Really a Connection Between Vaccines and Fetal Tissue?
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How Smallpox Vaccine Helped Win the American Revolution
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Why Is It So Hard to Make an HIV Vaccine?
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Preventing Chickenpox: From Handwashing to Vaccination
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How Inactivated Vaccines Help Your Body Fight a Virus
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What You Need to Know About Live Virus Vaccines
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Can Tamiflu Help Shorten the Duration of Your Flu?
teenage boy bracing himself for injection from a doctor
Why Getting the HPV Vaccine Is Vital for Boys Age 11 and Older
Young boy getting a shot
Does Your Child Really Need a Flu Shot?
Cervical Cancer Vaccine
Recommended Immunization Schedule for Teens
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How to Prevent Measles
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What Are the Recommended Vaccines for Adults?
Woman getting flu shot at pharmacy.
Why You May Still Get Sick After a Flu Shot
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Are You Overdue for Your Tetanus Booster Shot?
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What Hospitals Do to Prevent Infections
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Is a Preservative-Free Flu Shot Safer?
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Worried About Vaccines? Unvaccinated Children Can Have Autism, Too
Woman receiving a vaccine.
How Long Does a Flu Shot Last?
Do You Really Need a Tetanus Shot?
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How Flu Shots Work and Why They Sometimes Don't
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Essential Facts About the Tdap Vaccine
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How to Talk to a Vaccine Skeptic