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Dear parents who won't vaccinate your children...

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You might be reading this from the waiting room of your private naturopath. Or from your iphone while you wait for your green snoothie to finish blending. 640 more words

General Interest

Amended California vaccine bill bypasses appropriations committee

California’s controversial proposal to eliminate the personal and religious belief exemptions for vaccinations could come up for a vote in the Senate as early as Thursday after amendments were quietly made to the bill last week. 183 more words

Sacramento Update

Kristin Cavallari Is Pregnant with Baby No. 3!

Just a year after she gave birth to her second son, Jaxon Wyatt, Kristin Cavallari, announced she’s expecting baby no. 3.

“We’re at it again! Thrilled to announce baby number 3 is on the way! 274 more words

Celebrity

Measles danger lingers for years after infection: study

ABC News 8 May 2015

Measles can harm the immune system for up to three years, leaving survivors at a higher risk of catching other infectious and potentially deadly diseases, researchers say. 121 more words

Virology

A Doctor Explains What the Rubella Eradication Really Means

Last week, we learned rubella has been eradicated in the Americas. We know what you’re thinking: So what? Measles was technically eradicated too. So we decided to learn a little bit more about what this means for you and for baby. 306 more words

News

Stay Healthy, Stay On Top of Vaccinations...

Dr. Marie Savard appeared on “Good Morning America” today to talk about the five vaccinations every adult should have. While important, that is only half of the list compiled by the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta. 1,005 more words

HPV

Autism Occurrence by MMR Vaccine Status Among US Children With Older Siblings With and Without Autism

Source: JAMA, 2015; 313(15): 1534-1540

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Date of publication: April 2015

Publication Type: Journal Article

In a nutshell: Importance  Despite research showing no link between the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism spectrum disorders (ASD), beliefs that the vaccine causes autism persist, leading to lower vaccination levels. 114 more words

Immunisation