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Vaccine Side Effects

The Actual Risks Of Vaccines (It Turns Out There Aren't Many)

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 09.07.2014 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

They couldn't find anything for the DTaP vaccine or the HIB vaccine. They couldn't find any association with autism. And they couldn't find any risk from giving a lot of vaccines at once; in fact, one study found that getting several vaccines may help protect children against leukemia.

Vaccine Side Effects Case Could Go To Supreme Court

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is trying to sort out whether drug companies can be sued for claims of serious side effects from childhood vaccin...

China Plans Mass Measles Vaccination

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

BEIJING — China's plans to vaccinate 100 million children and come a step closer to eradicating measles has set off a popular outcry that highli...

The Gardasil Vaccine Series - An Interview with Merck & Co., Inc.

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia G. Yerman

I recently spoke with a Media Relations person at Merck regarding the efficacy and side effects of Gardasil, the new HPV vaccine. Here's what she had to say.