One used to be protected from measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox with one set of vaccines. Now we must receive two sets. Why?
A vaccination for rotavirus; repeated doses of antenatal corticosteroid shows no effect on the health in later childhood; risk of febrile seizures extremely small when given vaccination concurrently with PC V and DTaP.
PEDIATRICS articles review Seizures, Health-Care, Pertussis Immunizations, Streptococcal Tests and ADHD Treatment.
A current review of the importance of immunizing children, plus a look at parental smoking during pregnancy.
1) There is a great need to improve the quality of ADHD care received by children. 2) The great value of pneumococcal conjugated vaccine.
The risks in delaying measles vaccination/ the ADHD adolescent who neglects to take his meds.
A review of articles dealing with a new way to measure bilirubin in infants, the effect of acetametaphen in relieving pain, and the importance of vaccines to prevent meningitis and whooping cough.
The Gardasil vaccine is now being officially recommended for administration to boys. Learn when, how and why children are being protected.
Measles outbreak is back! And California leads the nation in contracting this contagious disease.
What is pertussis, and why is everyone talking about whooping cough? What you need to know for your family’s best health.
A second varivax shot is highly recommended to protect against chicken-pox.
Symptoms for Roseola are not always fool proof.
A retraction announcement was made linking measles, mumps and rubella vaccine to autism and bowel disease.
Here are some answers to many of the most common questions heard by pediatricians.
Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe diarrhea among infants and young children in the United States.
A look at how mercury levels have changed in vaccines, and the diminished risk from mercury as a result.
A quick review on why immunizations are so important.
A look at one parent's concerns over the chicken pox vaccine.
Dr. Theriot examines the evidence on whether mercury in vaccines is a concern for parents, as well as options parents have when it comes to vaccines.
Here are some basic facts about the flue than everyone should know.
Measles can be a devastating disease, especially for the younger patients.
What parents need to know is that chickenpox is NOT a benign disease; it has potentially dreadful side effects.
Studies are ongoing to try to unlock the mystery of autism. The cause is not known. The Center for Disease Control does not recommend changing the immunization schedule, that is giving the MMR vaccine at one year of age.
Answers to questions about Hand Foot and Mouth disease, as well as the Chickenpox vaccine.
Dr. Theriot gives examples of what life was like prior to the introduction of immunizations.
Dr. Theriot examines the Hepatitis B Vaccine.
Dr. Theriot answers questions about fractures and a parent's concern regarding an article about vaccinations and hair loss.
Dr. Theriot answers parents' questions about the hepatitis vaccine.