Vaccines

Autism and Vaccines: Link Discredited?

Posted February 4, 2010 by Fred Lee

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Recent evidence further discredits the doctor who linked childhood vaccinations to autism.

Notes For Your Underbelly: Great Online Pregnancy Resources

Posted February 2, 2010 by Rhonda Franz

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The World Wide Web has some fantastic resources for pregnant women. These sites have some of the best pregnancy tools and resources available.

Enough Already With The Vaccines

Posted January 2, 2010 by Lela Davidson

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When the chicken pox vaccine became mandatory, I thought that was overkill. Turns out there may be no end to the product drugmakers see as their "critical path to growth."

Chicken Pox parties; would you take your kids to one?

Posted January 27, 2009 by Paul Michael

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A conversation bubbled up today between myself and a few colleagues at work. It was about illness, in particular measles and mumps. Then out of nowhere, a good friends said “and they’re even having Chicken Pox parties now.” Wait, what? A party where you go to get Chicken Pox? It couldn’t be true, could it? Well, it is true.

Flu Shot Season is In Full Force

Posted October 26, 2008 by Linsey Knerl

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Hate em’ or love em’ shots are one of the best ways to prevent the flu. If you’re planning for your entire family or just need a place to start, here’s the skinny on the bug and where to find its injectable demise.

Are Measles Back?

Posted May 4, 2008 by Fred Lee

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Kept in check for years, measles is once again on the rise in this country, and some experts believe this might only be the beginning.

Are Autism and Vaccinations Linked?

Posted April 6, 2008 by Lori Kerrigan

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Has the controversial debate over autism and its relationship to vaccinations left you more confused than clear on what direction to take? Here are four questions that had me confused, and the answers that I found.

Questions to Ask a Potential Pediatrician or Family Doctor

Posted April 2, 2008 by Corina Fiore

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Sometimes, as parents, we feel strange asking too many questions of a doctor. We then defer to a doctor’s judgment, without trusting our own instincts or getting our concerns addressed. By asking these questions of a potential doctor prior to or during the first visit, you will be able to determine quite quickly how comfortable you will feel with the doctor and whether or not this doctor is the right one for you.

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