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Vaccines and your baby

Vaccines and your baby

Vaccinations can help your baby have a healthy start in life. When your baby gets on-time vaccinations, he gets protection from serious diseases. Most ...
Protecting your baby from hepatitis B

Protecting your baby from hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is a contagious liver disease that is caused by an infection with the hepatitis B virus. “Hepatitis” means inflammation of the liver. H ...
Looking for a reason to get a flu shot? Here are 10 good ones.

Looking for a reason to get a flu shot? Here are 10 good ones.

Many myths abound about whether a flu shot is important. Here are 10 facts that should convince you that a flu shot is good for you and your family: ...
It’s time to get your flu shot…again

It’s time to get your flu shot…again

Influenza (also called flu) is a serious disease. It’s more than just a runny nose and sore throat. The flu can make you very sick, and it can be espe ...
Did you get your pertussis vaccine?

Did you get your pertussis vaccine?

Pertussis, also referred to as whooping cough, is a respiratory infection that is easily spread and very dangerous for a baby. Pertussis can cause sev ...
Vaccinations protect against HPV

Vaccinations protect against HPV

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common virus that is spread through sexual contact. There are about 40 types of HPV. Some types of HPV cause genital w ...
New immunization symbol

New immunization symbol

The umbrella in this new symbol, representing protection of the community, tells the story of the power of immunizations. We have written many times a ...
Pertussis on the rise again

Pertussis on the rise again

Some states, like Colorado and Texas, are reporting near record numbers of pertussis (whooping cough) cases this year. The number of pertussis cases i ...
Stay safe during summer travel

Stay safe during summer travel

It’s officially summer – YAY! If you’re from the Northeast, this summer is greatly welcomed after the winter we’ve had! Summer is a great time to trav ...
The battle against pertussis

The battle against pertussis

Actress and mother of two Sarah Michelle Gellar has joined March of Dimes and Sanofi Pasteur on the Sounds of Pertussis® Campaign to help raise awaren ...