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Many parents believe flu vaccination is unnecessary

By: Emily Lunardo | Wednesday, October 05, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Many parents believe flu vaccination is unnecessary

Flu vaccination is recommended as an effective preventative measure against the flu, yet many parents believe getting flu shots for their children is unnecessary. Lead author of the study Dr. Scott Field said, “The first and most common reason could… Read More

Chickenpox on the decline thanks to vaccination

By: Emily Lunardo | Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 06:30 AM

New findings suggest that since 1995 – when a chickenpox vaccination was introduced – incidences of chickenpox in America are on the decline. The use and effectiveness of vaccines can be attributed to the reduction. Chickenpox is highly contagious and… Read More