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Unity Consortium's survey found that almost all parents of teens know it's important to address health topics like drugs, STDs, and sleep, but less than 80% say getting vaccinated is important.
A new study documents the impact of parent-to-parent advocacy on vaccine hesitancy and shows promise as a way to help protect communities against contagious diseases.
The success of vaccination programs depends on being familiar with the bitter lessons of our continuous struggle with epidemic infectious diseases.
The Prevention Institute responds to the news that PEOTUS Trump may form a commission to investigate alleged links between vaccines and autism.
Because seniors may have a muted response to standard flu vaccines, they may need to get one of the new flu vaccines designed for older adults instead.
Although HPV vaccine has been shown to be safe and effective at reducing infection with the virus that causes cervical and oropharyngeal cancers, vaccination rates in the US are so low they have been labeled a serious public health threat.
Although vaccinations are a routine procedure, physicians and staff should remain vigilant about patient safety considerations. Whether you are seeing children for back-to-school immunizations or adults for travel abroad or general disease prevention, take time now to assess the vaccine administration protocol in your practice.
How could highly educated people deny science? The social-identity-threat theory comes the closest to explaining why anti-vaxxers feel threatened.
A lively discussion about misinformation and the Anti-Vaxxers with Pat Salber (@docweighsin) and Ed Berliner on his Newsmax TV MidPoint show.
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