Pneumococcal disease is a leading cause of serious illness in children and adults throughout the world. It is one of the most prevalent diseases that can be prevented by a vaccine. Learn more in this pamphlet.
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Vaccines help to protect children from preventable diseases that can make them ill or even result in death. However, many adults have questions about the importance and safety of vaccinating children. In this booklet geared towards parents, NEA Healthy Futures (formerly NEA HIN) uses information about childhood vaccination from reliable sources like the Centers for… Read more »
Millions of Americans live with viral hepatitis – many of them may not even know that they have it. Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver, and viral hepatitis refers to a few specific viruses that primarily attack the liver. A person can have a viral hepatitis and live without symptoms for decades. In fact, approximately 65 to… Read more »
There are few things more heartbreaking than when your child is sick. That is why it is vital to ensure your child’s immunizations are up to date. Fifty years ago measles, mumps and chicken pox were part of my growing up. These days it is easy to minimize the dangers of vaccine preventable diseases, especially… Read more »