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Poll Reveals A Disturbing New Trend About Vaccine Opinions

Posted 03.06.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner Published: 03/06/2015 12:29 AM EST on LiveScience The percentage of Americans who consider vaccines crucial for children has d...

How Fraud Underlies Anti-Vaccine Claims

Robert Klitzman, M.D. | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Robert Klitzman, M.D.

Despite the pain of needle pricks, we need to get shots -- and read claims about science carefully. Even if we may not like it. The dangers of doing otherwise could be deadly.

6 Dangerous Anti-Vaccination Arguments That Need To Be Shut Down

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.06.2015 | Science

Science has provided ample evidence that childhood vaccines are safe and effective, and public health authorities maintain that vaccines are as import...

No, Vaccines Won't Harm Your Child

Posted 07.01.2014 | Parents

By: By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 07/01/2014 04:22 AM EDT on LiveScience Serious reactions to vaccines are rare among children, a...

State of Confusion: One-Third of American Parents Continue to Link Vaccines and Autism

Sally Greenberg | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Sally Greenberg

We must not allow anti-vaccination rhetoric to undermine these critically-important methods for keeping children and adults safe from illness or disease.

Anti-Vaccine Arguments BUSTED | Posted 12.19.2013 | Politics

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Failure to Vaccinate Children: An Unconscionable Twist of Faith

Claire Pomeroy | Posted 11.19.2013 | Science
Claire Pomeroy

The Eagle Mountain International Church in Newark, Texas, promoted National Immunization Awareness Month through tragic irony: Twenty-one children and adults connected to the church contracted measles. Church leaders had been advising congregants against vaccination.

Science Guy Sees Upside To Anti-Vaxer's New TV Gig

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 07.15.2013 | Science

Jenny McCarthy says she's "beyond thrilled" to have been named new co-host of "The View," ABC's popular daytime show. But given the former Playboy mod...

Vaccines Generally Safe And Side Effects Are Rare, New Report Says

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 10.25.2011 | Healthy Living

After reviewing more than 1,000 studies on the subject, a panel of experts from the Institute of Medicine released a report Thursday stating vaccines ...

The End Of The Autism/Vaccine Debate? | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

On August 27, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld the 2009 ruling of a special vaccine court denying a link between vaccines and ...

Study Finds 12 Percent of U.S. Parents Force Their Children to Smoke

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Orin Levine

Leaving one's children unvaccinated will put them at a higher risk of contracting a preventable disease, but that possibility is commonly underestimated by parents in developed countries.

1 In 4 Parents Buys Unproven Vaccine-Autism Link

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — One in four U.S. parents believes some vaccines cause autism in healthy children, but even many of those worried about vaccine risks t...