Adults


Who Knew What the Flu Could Do

By Christine Vara It’s October and the weather has briskly announced that fall has arrived.  Along with pumpkins, falling leaves and Halloween decorations, now is the time to say...


From Infants to Elderly: Immunizations Span a Lifetime

By Christine Vara August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) and the intent is to issue a rally cry not only to vaccine advocates, but to the public in...


Important Advancement in AIDS Prevention

By Christine Vara I recall when AIDS was first making headlines 25 years ago.  There were so many misconceptions about the disease itself and how it was being spread...


If Vaccinations Didn’t Hurt, Would More People Get Them?

By Christine Vara I know this sounds pretty pathetic, but the sad reality is that some parents delay or avoid vaccinations because they simply don’t want to deal with...


Jeff Gordon and Darryl Dube: Real Guys Who Immunize To Protect Children

By Christine Vara What is more manly than a NASCAR star taking a needle in the arm for the sake of children’s health?  Jeff Gordon may be a famous...


Real Guys Immunize – A Father’s Day Tribute.

Real Guys Immunize Youtube Real Guys Immunize By Christine Vara So often media messages regarding children’s health are directed towards women – or more appropriately “moms”.  In emphasizing the...


Adults Need to Consider Vaccines Too

By Christine Vara When I began my affiliation with Shot of Prevention, I encouraged readers to join me on my journey as I learned about vaccines and their effect...


Cancer Prevention as a Benefit of Hepatitis B Vaccine

By Dr. Ari Brown, Practicing Pediatrician and Author of Baby411, Toddler411 and the soon to be release Expecting 411 My brother passed away recently. He was only 57 years...


The Controversy over Dr. Oz

By Christine Vara I have just read a very insightful article from the Chicago Tribune regarding Dr. Oz and his proliferation of medical information on both his current television...


Join Me on My Journey as a Concerned Parent

Every Child By Two Welcomes Christine Vara as Our New Co-Editor on Shot of Prevention By Christine Vara Who am I? Well, to sum it up, I am an...