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  • Bacteria which can cause pneumonia
    A short video increases the likelihood patients will get pneumonia vaccinations
    Pneumonia is a serious illness which has the potential to lead to the death of those afflicted with it. Getting more people vaccinated for pneumonia can therefore save lives. Northwestern University reported on May 13, 2016, pneumonia vaccinations...
  • Vaccinations, vaccine exemptions, printable immunization waiver forms
    Vaccinations, vaccine exemptions, printable immunization waiver forms
    Each state has its own laws regarding school vaccinations, immunization requirements and vaccine exemptions. But one policy is nationwide--parents have the right to waive immunizations and vaccines for their children. Schools cannot keep your...
  • Pediatrics Journal says to stop calling breastfeeding natural
    Pediatrics Journal says to stop calling breastfeeding natural
    A new article in the journal Pediatrics is calling on health professionals to stop saying that breastfeeding is natural, arguing that doing so gives the impression that natural parenting practices are healthier. The authors have started a public...
  • Titer tests vs Vaccinations
    Titer tests: Is my dog protected
    You may have heard the debate on whether or not to vaccinate your dog, and how frequently to do so. Many vet clinics recommend yearly vaccines for healthy adult dogs. But are yearly vaccines necessary? For those pet owners that are concerned about...
  • Giving Tylenol after vaccinations can be dangerous
    Giving Tylenol after vaccinations can be dangerous
    Merck’s Manual advises parents acetaminophen, the active ingredient in children.Tylenol comes with warnings itself. Parents are generally told not to use Tylenol on young toddlers and infants by their pediatrician. Parents with vaccine...
  • Tribeca Film Festival caves in to mainstream demands Vaxxed removed
    Tribeca Film Festival caves in to mainstream demands Vaxxed removed
    Andrew Wakefield’s movie Vaxxed: From Cover Up to Catastrophe, was removed from the official Tribeca film lineup. The documentary has caused so much controversy and protest this afternoon Tribeca’s SCP of Communications released this...
  • CDC recommends Pertusis whooping cough vaccine every third trimester
    CDC recommends Pertusis whooping cough vaccine every third trimester
    A pregnant woman has a lot going on in her body during pregnancy. Nourishment in the right kinds of vitamins, minerals and quality food are the things the baby is demanding from her body. Calcium and iron being on the forefront of what will be...
  • Shawna Lawton of RI Alliance for Vaccine Choice appears on the Dan Yorke State of Mind television show
    Parent group pushes lawmakers to remove Rhode Island HPV vaccine mandate
    A group of concerned parents are pushing Rhode Island lawmakers to action.The Rhode Island advocacy group, Alliance to Remove HPV Vaccine Mandate, partnered with the RI Alliance for Vaccine Choice, is currently working with state legislators to...
  • Famous voices in the vaccine safety movement
    Famous voices in the vaccine safety movement
    There are a few notorious names associated with the anti-vaccination movement, but most people are not aware of the number of famous scientists, writers, activists, doctors, actors, entertainers and human rights leaders who have spoken out about...
  • Parents question vaccines as epilepsy rates rise to 1 in 20 children under five
    Parents question vaccines as epilepsy rates rise to 1 in 20 children under five
    The rate of epilepsy among children and the elderly has been skyrocketing, with 1 in 20 children under five now suffering from the seizure condition in the United States. More and more parents say that vaccines triggered their children's...
  • Ebola vaccines
    Breakthrough $5 million dollar ebola vaccine in the works
    Since its outbreak in March of 2014, the Ebola virus has claimed the lives of more than 11,000 individuals. It spread from Guinea to most of western Africa and has infected and killed more rapidly than past-recorded outbreaks of the virus, with 28...
  • Time to get a flu shot
    High dose flu shot decreases hospitalizations for nursing home residents
    Yesterday, late breaking good news for nursing home residents came from the 2015 Infectious Diseases Society of America meeting in San Diego. This is important because, in addition to people with compromised immune systems, the youngest and the...
  • Measles vaccines
    Anti-vaccine group funds study to prove autism link, it backfires terrifically
    Anti-vaxxers are widely regarded as the most ill-informed people around, even in a society full of creationists, climate change deniers, and Donald Trumps -- and with good reason. With all of the others, it’s somewhat difficult to measure...
  • bees
    Link to immunity process may save bees
    It’s been in the news for a while now that bees are dying by the millions from what has been named colony collapse disorder. This disorder is a combination of factors that may be responsible for the bee hive deaths in which the queen and...
  • vaccination
    On the way to a more effective flu vaccine
    Scientists have discovered a new human antibody that can neutralize several subtypes of the influenza A virus. The results of their study were published in Nature Communications on July 21, 2015. This new antibody has an unusual mode of binding to...
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