UofL doctor writes guide to vaccines


    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – With vaccines so frequently in the news, many parents are unsure whether to get their own annual flu shots, much less whether to subject their children to lengthy series of routine vaccinations.

    “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Vaccinations,” a new book by University of Louisville pediatric infectious diseases specialist Michael J. Smith, M.D., MSCE, and medical writer Laurie Bouck, gives concerned readers all the information they need to know about vaccines.