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Resources from the Vaccine Education Center explain how vaccines work, how they are made, who recommends vaccines, when they should be given, and, most importantly, if they are safe.
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Visit Kids Health Galaxy, our kids Web site, to help prepare your child for a visit to the hospital.
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This year, one in four children will suffer an injury serious enough to require medical attention. Most injuries are easily preventable!
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Smoking During Pregnancy
Although smoking awareness campaigns have helped decrease the number of pregnant women who smoke, there are many women who continue with their habit during pregnancy. And now, a new study shows that maternal smoking can impair infant immunity, causing a wide range of infections, hospitalizations and even death.