Who Should Get A Flu Shot?

There have been a lot of questions regarding the 2014/2015 flu season. Year after year, it’s important to examine your situation to see if you need to get a flu shot. While there’s no way to predict how this year’s flu season is going to be, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Influenza is […]

5 Things You Need To Know About Measles Outbreaks

There has been a lot of talk in the news lately about measles and the amount of outbreaks in the U.S. Most children and adults have received the measles vaccine, MMR. However, when there is no immunity present the highly contagious disease is easy to contract, especially when traveling overseas. In this blog, you will […]

Are You Ready For World Cup 2014 In Brazil?

For die-hard soccer fans, this summer means one thing and one thing only: World Cup Soccer in Brazil! On June 12th, 2014, soccer fans from all around the world will gather in stands to cheer on their favorite team. June is fast approaching, so it’s time to start planning your trip to Brazil now. In […]

3 Ways Yellow Fever Can Be Transmitted

During the summer, many churches and youth groups go on mission trips. Two popular mission areas are Africa and Central and South America. One thing those two different places have in common is the high risk of yellow fever. In this blog, read about how humans can transmit the disease. Yellow fever is a disease […]

How You Benefit From Getting Vaccinated For Travel

As the school year wraps up and families start to make plans for summer, some students may be spending the summer studying or traveling abroad. You may be wondering how best to prepare your child to both be safe, but also have the trip of a lifetime. In this blog, read about the importance of […]

5 Misconceptions About Vaccines

Over the years, there have been many misconceptions surrounding the safety and effectiveness of vaccines. However, receiving vaccinations is much safer than going without. In this blog, read about 5 misconceptions about vaccines, but you can read the full article here. Immune systems can get overloaded. Some people have feared that receiving too many vaccines […]

How Vaccine Symptoms Prove Immunizations Are Working

When getting immunizations, you may experience minor symptoms related to the disease you were initially trying to protect yourself from. These symptoms have lead to the common misconception that vaccines cause illness, when in reality it’s just an “imitation” and a sign that the vaccine is doing its job. In this blog, read about how […]

How The FDA Monitors The Safety Of Immunizations

Many people are concerned with the safety of vaccines and how they are tested and regulated. The FDA has a rigorous process to ensure vaccine safety and the health of the people who receive them. In this blog, read about how the FDA monitors the safety of immunizations so that rare, preventable diseases don’t make […]

The Truth About Vaccines And Your Child’s Immune System

New parents have one thing on their mind: the safety of their child. To ease their fears, many parents begin their children on a schedule of a series of vaccinations from the time they are born to the age of two. However, mild side effects, crying, and worrying about their immune system could have parents […]

The Benefits Of Purchasing Travel Insurance

Did you know that your current health insurance might not work the same in other countries as it does here in the United States? Many people purchase travel insurance to ensure they are taken care of in the event of a medical emergency. In this blog, learn more about the benefits of travel insurance and […]