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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

www.upworthy.com | 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?

cnn.com | 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...