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Child Vaccinations

Vermont Lawmakers Debate Letting Parents Say No To Vaccines For School

AP | DAVE GRAM | Posted 04.23.2012 | Education

MONTPELIER, Vt. -- For Jennifer Stella, it's a question of informed consent. Her son had a seizure after getting childhood vaccinations and her daught...

Are Religious Exemptions Bringing Low Vaccination Rates?

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 12.28.2011 | Religion

ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) – Southern Oregon University and Jackson County health officials are hoping to get money for a study of Ashland's low rate of chi...

Disease Outbreak Risks: More Students Skipping Required Vaccines

AP | By MIKE STOBBE | Posted 01.28.2012 | Education

ATLANTA -- A rising number of parents in more than half of states are opting out of school shots for their kids. And in eight states, more than 1 in 2...

Vaccine Safety: Why Parents Are Concerned

Kim Stagliano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Stagliano

The American pediatric vaccine schedule now includes 48 vaccinations before the age of six. Parents are facing vaccination choice issues at every pediatric visit.

Vaccines: Veterinarians Are Better Than Human Doctors

Dr. Sherri Tenpenny | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sherri Tenpenny

It appears that veterinarians are more prudent about vaccination than their pediatrician counterparts. A comparison of Vets to Peds can be summarized as follows.