Boys & HPV Vaccine Lee Memorial Health System In 2006 the HPV vaccine was recommended for young girls. In February of 2012, it was extended to boys. Children between 9 and 12 get the best response to the vaccine and side effects are minimal. In the end, it falls to parents to make a choice for their child.
Button Batteries Sending Kids to the ER Lee Memorial Health System The same cells that power our good times are more and more often endangering our kids. Hidden inside many of their toys are these: coin-sized button batteries.
Accident Proofing Kids Lee Memorial Health System Car seats, seat belts and obeying traffic laws go a long way in accident prevention, but kids face additional hazards off the road. The number one reason children go to the hospital relates to falls.