Covid-19 Vaccine Q&A: Chicago Physicians Weigh In

Covid-19 Vaccine Q&A: Chicago Physicians Weigh In

Even though the toll of Americans dying from Covid-19 continues to rise and Chicago specifically is seeing a surge in…

Supply Is Limited and Distribution Uncertain as Covid Vaccine Rolls Out

Supply Is Limited and Distribution Uncertain as Covid Vaccine Rolls Out

High stakes and big challenges await as the U.S. prepares to roll out vaccines against Covid-19, with front-line healthcare workers…

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Vaccines Are Important for Those with Suppressed Immune Systems

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Vaccines Are Important for Those with Suppressed Immune Systems

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 72 and take a drug for rheumatoid arthritis that suppresses my immune system. I’m scheduled…

New shingles vaccine offers more protection

New shingles vaccine offers more protection

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts   Q: I recently read that the new shingles vaccine might be better…

How we can all help protect babies with immunizations

How we can all help protect babies with immunizations

Harvard Health Blog When you are pregnant, what you hear from people around you makes a difference. You want to…

Are vaccines safe for pregnant moms?

Are vaccines safe for pregnant moms?

The Kid’s Doctor August is National Immunization Awareness Month and a great time to discuss childhood vaccines, but it’s also…

Don’t shrug off shingles

Don’t shrug off shingles

By Matthew Solan Harvard Health Blog If you had chickenpox as a kid, there is a good chance you may…

Doctor’s Orders

Doctor’s Orders

What Patients Should Know By Dr. Gena Vennikandam When was the last time you visited the doctor? In more scenarios than…

The Kid’s Doctor: Dog flu no threat to humans

The Kid’s Doctor: Dog flu no threat to humans

By Sue Hubbard, M.D., www.kidsdr.com Seem like a funny time of year for me to be writing about flu? Well,…

Options Against the Flu

Options Against the Flu

This season’s flu shots will be more individualized, but immunization can begin in summer By Megy Karydes Patients who have…

The Flu Outbreak

Why it broke and whether it’s fixed By David Himmel It begins with an ache. Then a chill. And before…

It’s Not About STDs. It’s About Fighting Cancer.

How immunizing young girls—and boys—against the human papillomavirus can save lives. By Patrick Kenney Odds are you’ve contracted, are carrying,…

Health Mastery

HPV and Males: Moms and Dads, Let’s Talk By Kathleen Aharoni Before my son left for his freshman year at…