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California Immunization Law Changes and Homeschooling

On June 30, 2015, Governor Brown signed SB-277 which removed the Personal Beliefs Exemption and requires that virtually all children in California public AND private schools be vaccinated. 344 more words

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10 Reasons to #GetVaccinated

Every August, National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) provides an opportunity to highlight the importance of vaccines across the lifespan. Get involved with NIAM and help spread the word to encourage healthy behaviors by sharing this post and related  537 more words

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Vaccine Law Opponents Cleared To Start Recall Of Senator

SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) — Opponents of California’s new vaccine law have been cleared to begin collecting signatures to recall the legislation’s author.

The California secretary of state says advocates can begin collecting signatures in Sacramento and Yolo counties for the recall of state Sen. 106 more words

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Practical Tip #21 Immunizations

If there were one area of parenting I could skip, it would be immunizations. Just the thought of Tristan getting shots causes me great anxiety.  One reason being is I do not do well with needles.  281 more words

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Don't Poke The Sleeping Lioness...

I took my son to the doctor and had two very different and very frustrating encounters there.  The first was in the waiting room, and this is a message to those parents, who think that because their child is typical that any child who is not perfect needs to be quiet.   580 more words

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Getting The Best Advice On Parenting

So where is this bad advice coming from?

As you might expect: the Internet and the media. But a large amount comes from well meaning family and friends. 439 more words

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Back-to-school health event introduces Whitehaven neighborhood to new clinic

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Kids in Memphis got free school supplies and screenings Thursday at one of the area’s newest health clinics.

Resurrection Health opened its doors on Elvis Presley Boulevard in Whitehaven at the end of June but decided to hold off on its grand opening. 87 more words

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