vaccines

Measles Vaccination (Photo by Abid Katib/Getty Images)

Experts: Measles Outbreak Caused By Distrust Of Public Health

Within the last month, over 70 cases of measles have occurred in six states across the U.S as well as Mexico, and the specifics of its spread rest in pubic health and the growing anti-vaccination movement.

01/28/2015

File photo of a doctor's office. (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Study: New Rotavirus Vaccines Seem Safer Than Ones Pulled From Market 15 Years Ago

Researchers say that newer vaccines against rotavirus, a severe diarrheal disease in children, appear safer than an earlier one that was pulled from the market 15 years ago.

01/14/2014

University of Miami pediatrician, Judith L. Schaechter, M.D., gives an HPV vaccination to a 13-year-old girl in her office at the Miller School of Medicine on Sept. 21, 2011 in Miami, Fla. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

1 In 5 Boys Got HPV Shot In First Year Recommended

A new report offers a first look at how many boys are getting shots designed to protect girls from cervical cancer.

08/29/2013