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The Current CDC Vaccine Schedule for Children

One important way to keep kids healthy is to follow the current CDC vaccine schedule for kids. Here's the Centers for Disease Control's 2020 guidelines.

Michigan Vaccination Laws: What Parents Should Know

Not sure what the Michigan immunization requirements are – or what changes have been made to the Michigan immunization waiver form? We've got the scoop, plus what it means for parents who are choosing to opt out.

Back-to-School Checklist

From buying supplies to catching up on those summer reading lists, here's what you need to do to prepare for the new school year.

How to Pick a Pediatrician for Your Child

How do you find the right doctor for your baby? Southeast Michigan pediatricians offer advice for picking a pediatrician.

Interviewing a Pediatrician: Questions to Ask a New Pediatrician

Need a little help when deciding which pediatrician is best for your child? Walk into your meet-and greet-appointment with questions in hand.

Health Care Goes Digital

Forget the sea of paper charts. Today, the medical community is going modern, with patient portals, digital doctor appointments and email communication.

Raising Awareness About Meningitis

After losing their daughter Emily to meningitis, parents Alicia and Michael Stillman created The Emily Stillman Foundation to spread awareness.

Should You Delay or Skip Giving Your Kids Shots?

A University of Michigan study finds parents using alternate immunization schedules. Learn when it's OK and get other insight on the pros and cons.

The Importance of Immunizations

A Henry Ford Health System's Dr. Bridget McArdle discusses the vaccines your child needs before heading back to school.

Tips for Detroit Parents on Picking a Kindergarten

This crucial grade is the foundation of elementary learning. Here are some tips and insights for picking your child's school and why it's so important.

Making Your Child's Visit to The Doctor Stress Free

If your child gets super anxious about going to the doctor's office, try these tips for calming their nerves when it comes time for their next appointment.

Reports of Measles Up Nationwide, States Include Michigan

Since mid-August 2013, 159 cases of this disease have been reported across the country, raising concerns about traveling with infant kids and vaccine refusal.
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