vaccine

Should I give the flu shot to my pregnant patients?Drs. Lipkind and Savitz go over several studies to determine the benefits and risks associated with flu shots given to pregnant patients and whether or not ob/gyns should recommend flu shots to these patients.
Game-changing hep B vaccine gets FDA nodThe first 2-dose hepatitis B vaccine, which was recently approved by FDA, is expected to be commercially available in early 2018.
GSK Launches More Effective Shingles Vaccine
GSK Launches More Effective Shingles VaccineWill Shingrix become the new go-to shingles vaccine?
How to maintain a successful flu vaccination programThe beginning of a new flu season marks a time for primary care physicians to consider how to vaccinate patients without falling into costly pitfalls.
What’s new, what’s changed on the vaccine frontIt’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest news about vaccines, particularly when so many parents today are questioning the safety and necessity of vaccinations.
Parents still sway HPV uptake in undergradsFor whatever reasons, uptake of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in the teenaged years is mediocre, but do the college years offer new opportunities for healthcare providers to encourage the vaccine? Maybe not, according to a new study.
Parents rely on pediatricians for teen vaccine remindersCompliance with recommended immunizations among adolescents is not the best, but what may be more startling is the fact that most parents don't even realize that their child is missing vaccines.
Recent changes to vaccine coding physicians need to knowA Medicare change may effect billing
Temperature Control Is Key to Vaccine Storage
Temperature Control Is Key to Vaccine StorageIs your pharmacy's refrigerator maintaining the right temperature?
Early exposure to infection may benefit preterm infantsA new study detailing the impact of early infection, antibiotics, and vaccines in preterm infants also offers hope that new vaccine therapies could help decrease sepsis and long-term damage in this vulnerable population.