Experts: Keep track of kids' vaccinations

February 15, 2010 9:43:22 AM PST
Do you keep track of your child's vaccinations? Experts say you should.

Leaving it up to your doctor may not be the best idea.

When parents keep a so-called "shot card" their child's odds of being up to date on vaccinations rose by more than half.

A new study at the University of South Carolina also found that shot cards were particularly effective when mothers had little education, many children and when a child had multiple health care providers.


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