Category: Immunization

CDC’s latest Vital Signs report exposes a concerning trend

After decades of decline, progress has stalled in preventing stroke deaths. Although we have made excellent progress as a nation in treating stroke risk factors, almost 800,000 people in the United States have a stroke each year, and more than 140,000 die as a result. Rising rates of obesity and other risk factors may be …

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National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month. People of all ages need vaccines, not just children. Vaccines can prevent a number of diseases and the serious complications caused by the disease. Take the following quiz to see what vaccines adults and adolescents should receive. English version: http://www2.cdc.gov/nip/adultimmsched/   Spanish version: http://www2.cdc.gov/nip/adultimmsched/quiz-sp.asp Talk to your health care provider about …

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