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Empathy and active listening – strategies for vaccine discussions

With measles outbreaks continuing across the country and the number of unvaccinated children on the rise, doctors are looking at the best approaches to discussing the importance of vaccines with families.
Children’s Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Health were at the forefront of vaccination efforts during the 2017 measles outbreak in Minneapolis.

Dr. Pamela Niksich explains the importance of HPV vaccinations

Dr. Pamela Niksich, pediatrician at Partners in Pediatrics Brooklyn Park Clinic, wrote on the importance of HPV vaccinations and best practices for pediatricians and general practitioners.

Joe Kurland talks flu vaccine with Wired

Joseph Kurland, vaccine specialist, spoke to Wired about people’s perceptions of the flu vaccine.

Joe Kurland talks differences between flu shot and nasal spray

Joe Kurland discussed the differences between the flu vaccine and nasal spray.

Pediatrician vaccinates a small boy

What you need to know about the mumps

Mumps is a contagious virus passed from one person to another through saliva, nasal secretions and close personal contact. Here's what you need to know.

Primary Care Services Spanish

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HPV vaccine

HPV vaccine important to protect children

Since the introduction of the human papillomavirus vaccine in 2006, the number of cervical cancer cases has been cut in half.

Children’s Minnesota does everything possible to prevent and treat pain – Introducing Children’s Comfort Promise

Nobody likes to get shots, but evidence supports that if we follow the four easy steps, children will have less pain with needle procedures.

Huffington Post: More parents are refusing vaccines for their kids

Huffington Post published an article about a new study that found more parents are refusing to vaccinate their children.

Infection prevention experts recommend no FluMist nasal spray, only flu shot

Studies showed that for the past three flu seasons FluMist failed to provide the same level of protection as a flu shot.