Vaccinations

Back to School: New Vaccination Requirements

Back to School: New Vaccination Requirements

from the August 2015 issue of Simply Family Magazine. Check out the digital edition, here!  Recent changes to vaccination requirements for school-aged children in Montana are being implemented on October 1, 2015 through House Bill 158 that Governor Bulluck signed into law. For parents, the Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) encourages them […]

The Measles Outbreak: What You Need to Know

The Measles Outbreak: What You Need to Know

In light of the recent rise in measles cases nationwide, we asked Billings Clinic to provide our readers with their perspective on this outbreak. Following is Billings Clinic Pediatrician, Dr. Michelle Pierson’s article, What you need to know about the measles about outbreak.  by Michelle Pierson, MD Most people, when planning a trip to “The Happiest […]

Vaccine for Tweens Can Help Prevent Cancer

Vaccine for Tweens Can Help Prevent Cancer

By Dr. Katy Lysinger The American Academy of Pediatrics immunizations sub-committee has made increasing the number of teenagers who receive immunizations a top priority for 2015. Their particular focus is on the HPV vaccine, which is an incredible innovation in the prevention of cervical cancer. The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) has many strains and most […]