Poll Results Are In: Do Parents Want Children in Daycare to Be Vaccinated?

Researchers at the University of Michigan conducted a nationwide survey of 614 parents with children ages 5 and under. They asked the parents what they would do if one in four kids at their child’s day care was under-vaccinated. Three-quarters … Continue reading

Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) and Other Vaccines Show No Link to Autism in a New Review of Existing Scientific Evidence

A new study shows that vaccines are very safe for children, and add to a substantial body of evidence that the benefits of vaccination outweigh the very low risks of taking it. This review found strong evidence that the measles, … Continue reading

Are Vaccines Harmful? A New Study Shows Anti-Vaccination Websites ‘Distort’ Science for Their Conclusions

A recent study of 480 anti-vaccination websites found that most of the sites show unscientific views about vaccinations that use pseudoscience and misinformation to spread the idea that vaccines are dangerous. 2/3rd of the anti-vaccination websites studies claimed that vaccines cause autism but … Continue reading

The Measles Vaccine Prevents Measles and “Immune Amnesia” Which Can Leave Children Open For Other Infectious Diseases

Measles is a highly contagious viral respiratory disease that remains a leading childhood killer in parts of the world. The measles vaccine prevents measles but also provides benefits to protect against patients getting “immune amnesia” that happens when measles damages a patient’s … Continue reading

Real Doctors Address Anti-Vaccination Silliness on Jimmy Kimmel Live! See the Video…

Jimmy Kimmel feels that all of this anti-vaccination silliness is starting to snowball, so he invited some real doctors to address it. These are actual medical professionals so hear them out and then decide for yourself. Some Parents my want … Continue reading

Being Unvaccinated is the Main Reason Patients Who Have the Flu Become Hospitalized

Of those who have the flu and become hospitalized, only 23.6% of them have been vaccinated according to a research letter published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Hospital records from Duke University Medical Center in Durham, … Continue reading

Oh What A Shame

It is sad to see this. 105 children have died from influenza so far this year.  90% of those children did not receive immunization against flu.  Hard to argue with these numbers and that the vaccine, even though it may … Continue reading

Changing Vaccine Schedule: Booster Dose for Menactra

What is the Menactra Booster Dose? The Menactra vaccine is a safe and effective vaccine against meningococcal disease. Why is This Booster Dose Important? Meningococcal disease, which most commonly affects teens and young adults, can be deadly and rapidly progressive. … Continue reading