Concerned mother checks her daughter's temperature

Q&A: How can I protect my family from the flu?

It’s been a difficult flu season and many children are falling severely ill – even though they’ve gotten the flu shot.

Little girl in bed with measles.

Five facts to know about measles

Although it was declared eliminated in the US, measles outbreaks still occur every year in the United States. Here are five facts to know about measles.

baby getting a vaccine

At what ages do kids get vaccinations?

Keeping track of immunizations can be difficult. This chart explains the approximate schedule of recommended vaccines per age group.

Little girl getting a vaccine

Back-to-school health homework

The days of summer are becoming shorter and the first day of school is just around the corner. Beyond the brand new school supplies, there are other ways parents can prepare their children for the new school year.