Tag: adult vaccines


Before You’re Down & Out, Get Shingles Vaccines

By Amy Pisani, Executive Director of Vaccinate Your Family  It’s been a rough couple of years for me on both a physical and mental level.  I suspect that I...


The Vaccine Mom Busts Flu Myths

Vaccinate Your Family is thrilled to welcome Taryn Chapman, the creator of The Vaccine Mom, who will be offering up regular video blogs for Shot of Prevention on a...


Why Everyone Should Care About World Pneumonia Day

Tuesday November 12 is World Pneumonia Day. Why is there a day designated to pneumonia, you might wonder? It was established ten years ago by the World Health Organization...


Did you get your flu shot yet? Now is the time.

Did you know that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now recommends getting your influenza (flu) vaccine by the end of October? Although you might just think...


The Decision to Vaccinate is an Emotional One…Here’s Why We Make the Decisions We Make

The following is a guest post by Taryn Chapman – a medical molecular biologist, mother of two, and the creator of “The Vaccine Mom.” Vaccinating is a no-brainer to...


Aging Healthfully Includes Getting Your Vaccinations

September is a time for turning over a new leaf – perhaps it’s adjusting to a new school routine, planning for upcoming travel or holidays, caring for newborn grandchildren...


Educating the Public About Vaccine Safety

As major measles outbreaks in New York, California and other places around the country continue to occur, along with the spread of whooping cough, mumps, hepatitis A and hepatitis...


Welcome to Shot of Prevention from Amy Pisani

Hi everyone. Thanks for visiting Vaccinate Your Family’s Shot of Prevention blog. Our mission is to foster an open dialogue on the importance of vaccinations and prevention for the...


Preventing Shingles Today and the Promise of New Vaccines Tomorrow

The timing could not have been worse. It was the holiday season and many family members were traveling great distances to converge on “Mom’s House”.  To complicate matters even...


Answers to Your Most Common Questions about Adult Vaccines

In recognition of National Immunization Awareness Month (#NIAM16), we will be discussing the importance of vaccines throughout the lifespan.  This week, our focus is on adult vaccines and the information...