Medical News

News > Health > Medical News > Doctor reminds parents to update children’s shot records

Doctor reminds parents to update children’s shot records

Texas children will be heading back to school soon and a Central Texas doctor says before they do, they should head to their doctor's office...to make sure their shot records are current. He says “another vaccine recommended for children going into junior high would be the HPV vaccine which prevents cervical cancer in women, but it also prevent penile cancer in boys.” Dr. Berg also notes parents should also get immunized against pertussis to protect younger children. He says older people should be immunized against pneumonia and travelers should take precautions to protect themselves against diseases prevalent in countries they're visiting. He says when parents take their children to a doctor for shots, they should have their immunization records with them, so doctors will know exactly what vaccines they need.

Taboola Teaser

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police have released the name of the 12-year-old boy who died after hiking in triple-digit...
Researchers on Sunday outlined a syndrome called "mild behavioral impairment" that may be a harbinger of Alzheimer...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Memory loss may not always be the first warning sign that dementia is brewing — changes in...
NEW YORK (AP) — For Dorkas Kaya and other young patients with HIV, seeing the walls of their residential treatment...
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City philanthropy is using art to make health facilities a little less intimidating for...