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Understanding Meningitis

Meningitis is a fairly rare infection of the membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord. These membranes are called meninges, hence the term meningitis. There are several types of meningitis: Bacterial Meningitis is contagious among people in close contact and can...

Symptoms of Whooping Cough

Due to the years of medical research, many of the ‘old time’ illness, such as the following showed rarity. Medical communities all agreed that there was no longer any need to vaccine children and adults due no incidents of these diseases reported for many...

What Are Vaccines?

When you hear the word “Vaccine,” you may get this word confused with two other words, “Vaccinations” and ” Immunizations.” This article will explain simply and exactly what a “Vaccine” is and is not. First of all, a...

Different Types of Immunizations

Immunizations have helped safeguard young and old from potentially life-threatening diseases and the spread of harmful viruses for decades. Thousands of fatalities occur each year from infections that could have been prevented by vaccination. How can you stop the...

Benefits of Breastfeeding

Some mothers decide to breastfeed their babies when they are born while others would rather not embark on this journey. The topic of breastfeeding tends to be a pretty sensitive one as there is a big divide amongst women who breastfeed and those who do not. While...