Distractions like blowing bubbles or counting backward from 10 can help, experts say.
FluMist does not work against the H1N1 strain, which has been circulating more widely in recent years and causes the most serious disease in children.
Yes, you have to get your flu shot approximately yesterday if you want to be protected from this year's flu season -- even if that means getting a painful jab.
The American Academy of Pediatrics updated its annual influenza season guidelines, withdrawing the child-friendly nasal flu vaccine, FluMist, this year. Here's what you need to know to stay ahead this flu season.
A typical visit to the pediatrician when it is time for a child to get a shot can include tears, tantrums and might not seem worth the trouble. But with the FluMist not being offered by many physicians this year due to ineffectivene...