Why Childhood Immunizations Are Necessary
Vaccines work so well, today parents worry little about the dangerous diseases they prevent. Here’s why shots are still important.
Be Smart About Antibiotics
Overuse of antibiotics encourages drug resistant bacteria and can kill helpful microorganisms. Know when to say "no" to antibiotics.
When Should Your Child See an ENT
Learn the conditions that require seeing an otolaryngologist – an ear, nose and throat doctor.
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Francine A. Yep, M.D.
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
At what age should I have a pneumonia vaccination? Thank you!
The pneumonia vaccine helps protect you from S. pneumoniae, a bacterial germ that causes serious lung infections like pneumonia as well as blood infections and meningitis. It protects you from the most common t... continue reading about At what age should I have a pneumonia vaccination? Thank you!