Preemies with RSV Face More Hospital Time in First 6 Months

In some children, an RSV infection can be quite serious. These kids are much more likely to spend time in a hospital due to RSV during the first six months of their lives than most kids. ... read more »

Which Vaccinations are Safe During Pregnancy?

Which vaccinations are safe during pregnancy and which are not? ... read more »

Vaccination During Pregnancy Against Influenza (H1N1)

In this study, exposure to an adjuvanted influenza A (H1N1) vaccine during pregnancy was not associated with a significantly increased risk of major birth defects, preterm birth, or fetal growth restriction. ... read more »

Flu (Influenza) Vaccination

While everyone is susceptible to flu infection, young children, the aging population and people with compromised immune systems have the highest risk of infection and death. ... read more »

Flu Vaccine Does Not Increase Miscarriage Risk

Each year as flu season arrives, pregnant women are urged to get a flu vaccination. With tons of media coverage and stories about vaccination risk, pregnant women often question the risks versus rewards. ... read more »

Hello, Flu Season!

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say the vaccine for the 2015-2015 flu season is right on target and should provide better protection this year than last. ... read more »

The Bigger the Family, the More Frequent the Viral Infections

In some families, it seems there’s always somebody sick. 26 families of varying size agreed to participate in the study which indicates the bigger the family, the more frequent the viral infections. ... read more »

Flu Vaccination: Why So Many Questions This Year?

This year’s flu vaccination has stirred up many questions about how effective it truly is. ... read more »

Can the Flu Reduce My Sperm Count?

Fertility treatments are expensive with precise plans that must come together during that time of optimal female fertility. At some point, some men are required to go to a sperm collection center to donate sperm for the infertility treatment. ... read more »

Protection from the Flu Times Two

We all know that certain people are more at risk for infectious diseases than others. Whenever there is a pandemic, the elderly and infants raise the most concern, as their immune systems are the weakest. ... read more »

Flu Outbreak Reaches Epidemic Proportions in US, CDC Says

The word epidemic is not used lightly by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), but that is exactly the word being used to describe flu season 2012-2013. ... read more »

Pandemic Flu May Increase Risk of Death During Pregnancy

A case of severe pandemic flu may increase the risk of death during pregnancy, according to a new study. According to the Centers for Disease Control, of the nearly 350 women who suffered from severe pandemic flu in 2009, 75 died. ... read more »

Flu Shot in Pregnancy

Can I get a flu shot in pregnancy? ... read more »