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Measles, mumps, rubella vaccine isn't linked to autism: large review

TORONTO — It’s new research that may have come in handy for concerned parents as a measles outbreak spread through parts of Canada last year: childhood vaccines are safe and don’t lead to autism, a scientific review suggests. 450 more words


Poke me! Why I'm bang up for vaccinations!

Success means nothing happens.
-Professor Peter McIntyre

I know usually when I’m talking about getting poked I’m eluding to an erect penis heading in my direction.

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Are vaccines safe? Karen Ernst, of Voices for Vaccines, gives me the scoop

As a pertussis epidemic shocks California, now more than ever it is imperative to vaccinate your children. 3,400 new cases of whooping cough in the last six months alone in the Golden state is sparking a national conversation about the safety and necessity of vaccinations. 36 more words

Hofstra's Morning Wake Up Call

I think it was my fault.

I just realized today, that right around when Nicholas’s heart stopped, my daughter was sick. She had a fever and a rash. I looked up rubella/German measles, since my immunity to that is gone. 156 more words


I’m sick! Talking about preventable childhood illnesses

I am grateful that vaccinations against many diseases that were commonplace when I was a child are now readily available in Australia.

I am grateful that these vaccinations protect children from suffering the diseases which were an expected part of growing up when I was young. 990 more words


A Complete Guide to Congenital Heart Disease

If you or someone you love is dealing with congenital heart disease, then listen up.  There are some very important facts that you need to know about the condition.  681 more words


Disease Outbreaks at All Time High

Vaccines are one of the greatest public health accomplishments. They have saved tens of millions of lives since their introduction and have led to the elimination, or near-elimination, of numerous infectious diseases. 295 more words