by Karen Ernst
I could be telling you another story—a story warning about the dangers of having a newborn exposed to a disease that was a rite of passage in my childhood. I could be telling my story as a grieving or wizened mother. Instead, my now six-year-old son is playing in the next room, and what happened is more about what didn’t happen.
by Trish Parnell
If you are vaccinated against pneumonia, your risk of hospitalization for that disease goes down. Because you’re less likely to be hospitalized for pneumonia, you’re also less likely to have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
by Jennie Harris, PhD, MPH
Though I’ve worked in public health for a decade, I’ve never thought about rubella, a.k.a. German measles, until a recent project required me to.