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Why Do We Need Booster Shots?

Have you ever wondered why we need a yearly flu shot or another a tetanus shot? In general, booster shots are a common way to jolt your immune system's memory and keep you from getting sick.

Back to School Immunization: Give It a Shot

This back-to-school season, a checkup with the pediatrician to stay up-to-date with your child’s immunizations should be at the top of your to do list...

FluMist to Be Phased Out This Flu Season

FluMist is no longer cutting it as an effective flu vaccination, so what can you do to help your child better tolerate a flu shot? Here are some tips...

No Pain – All Gain: New Needles Could Make Shots Painless

No pain - all gain. Visiting your doctor may soon become less painful as a variety of new "painless" syringes are currently being designed and developed.