‘The Grown-Up’s Guide to Vaccinations’

April 8, 2014

Featured on the home page of Ladies Home Journal’s Health section, this article offers guidelines for Tdap, influenza, herpes zoster, pneumococcal disease, and hepatitis B vaccination in adults. No information is included on vaccination in pregnancy.

 

Featured on the home page of Ladies Home Journal’s Health section, this article offers guidelines for Tdap, influenza, herpes zoster, pneumococcal disease, and hepatitis B vaccination in adults. No information is included on vaccination in pregnancy.

On the plus side, experts from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Goppert-Trinity Family Care Center are quoted and readers are encouraged to “ask your doctor if you could use a shot.”  Missing from the article are links to current CDC guidelines and to the studies alluded to in the concluding section that lists ways to “bump up protection you get from immunization.”