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Yes, Your Teen Needs Vaccines, Too

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.

How an Immunity Community Improved Parents’ Take on Vaccines

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.
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The Critical Ingredient to the Success of Vaccination Programs

The success of vaccination programs depends on being familiar with the bitter lessons of our continuous struggle with epidemic infectious diseases.

Why a “Autism-Vaccine Commission” is a Bad Idea

The Prevention Institute responds to the news that PEOTUS Trump may form a commission to investigate alleged links between vaccines and autism.

What Every Senior Needs to Know About the New Flu Vaccines

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.

What You Should Know About the HPV Vaccine

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.

Boost Patient Safety: How to Reduce Risks with Vaccinations

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.
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Why The Anti-Vaxxers Feel Threatened

How could highly educated people deny science? The social-identity-threat theory comes the closest to explaining why anti-vaxxers feel threatened.

Misinformation and the Anti-Vaxxers (Video)

A lively discussion about misinformation and the Anti-Vaxxers with Pat Salber (@docweighsin) and Ed Berliner on his Newsmax TV MidPoint show.

Reply To A Vaxx-Skeptic

the immune response has enormous capacity even in infancy. Fears of overwhelming the immune response are unfounded.
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Why Don’t The Affluent Vaccinate Their Children?

MMR link to autism has been thoroughly debunked so why do some affluent parents choose not to vaccinate their children?
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Liars, Damn Liars, and Statistics: The Autism Vaccine Fraud

Since the Wakefield Autism-Vaccine fraud, you would think no self-respecting scientist would associate himself with that work...but you would be wrong.