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Proposal calls for parents to watch online video before opting child out of immunizations

SALT LAKE CITY – If you opt your child out of school required immunizations, you have to sign an exemption form. Now, a Utah lawmaker wants parents to acknowledge some of the risks behind that decision and is proposing they watch an online educational video as well. 347 more words



We are seeing colds and Strep. Parents always ask how can they tell a minor cold from something more serious. You can not easily tell the difference. 215 more words

Child Safety

I have to get how many shots?

The sign at the doctor’s office read: If you intend to travel abroad in the next six months, please notify us immediately!

So I did. 347 more words

Measles case prompts warning for Calgary area, WestJet flight to Vancouver

People who visited certain locations in Calgary mid-January, including the city’s airport, may have been exposed to measles, Alberta Health Services (AHS) warned Thursday.

Measles is an “extremely contagious disease, spread easily through the air,” AHS said. 364 more words


Texas Health Officials Wary Of Rise In Unvaccinated Students

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP)A rise in the number of Texas students who forgo vaccinations is troubling public health officials and runs contrary to efforts in California and elsewhere to ensure students get immunized. 181 more words


More Utah parents opt out of immunizations for kids

(KUTV) The Utah Department of Health recently compiled numbers that show more Utah children are being exempted from immunizations by their parents. That’s very close to the five-percent threshold that health officials say puts “herd immunity” at risk. 326 more words

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Happy 7 Months Kaylie!

Happy 7 months to my bundle of joy! Kaylie now weighs 14 lbs 2.3 oz and stretches 25 in long. She is in the 6th… 875 more words