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Looking for some info on drugs and medication? We’re not dispensing medical advice, but rather providing answers to some common questions about prescription medication, vitamins, and over-the-counter remedies.

Why do some parents object to vaccination for their children when medical authorities recommend it? Here’s a quick guide to the controversy about children and immunization. Facts about Child Immunization The federal government’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends 28 doses of 10 vaccines within a child’s first 6 years and all 50...

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According to the federal government’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), most children should be immunized with 14 different vaccinations by the age of 18. But immunization doesn’t stop there. In fact, there are certain vaccines that are specifically recommended for young adults and college students between the ages of 19 and 24. Some...

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Just because your child has entered the realms of middle school and high school doesn’t mean that he or she is finished with vaccinations. In fact, preteens and teens are just as at risk for certain diseases as younger children. There are several reasons why immunization during the teen years is recommended by doctors. Not...

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State mandates for the vaccination of schoolchildren have long been in place in the United States, with Massachusetts being the first state to legally require immunizations as far back as 1855. Today in the U.S., all states require that children be vaccinated for certain diseases prior to being admitted to school, although the laws and...

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If you are preparing your child to enter daycare or kindergarten for the first time, there are so many things to consider, not the least of which is your child’s vaccination history. Every school is going to have an immunization policy in place that details what vaccinations are required for each child, what age those...

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Aspirin is not only good for your heart, but it is also recommended to treat mini strokes, coronary conditions, rheumatologic diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, and minor aches and pains. It is considered one of the most common pain relievers and over-the-counter medications and is on the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines. In fact,...

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