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Heavy metal poisoning and vaccines: what is the truth?

Even though the Wakefield study (the only study to draw a connection between vaccines and autism) has been proven to be a fraud and there are 41 studies proving vaccines do not cause autism, many still believe vaccines cause neurological … Continue reading

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Is the staff in your NICU vaccinated against the flu?

Even though vaccination is the #1 way to prevent transmission of the flu, the rate of vaccination among health care workers is low. By January 2010, according to the CDC, 62% of all health care workers had received the seasonal … Continue reading

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Pertussis vaccine is safe for preemies

The pertussis epidemic in California has many new parents worried. For preemie parents, it’s just one more thing to add to the list. Pertussis, or whooping cough, has affected more than 6,000 people so far this year in California. More … Continue reading

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Show your love for a preemie: get up to date on your vaccines

A casual browser of this web site might wonder, “What’s up with all this vaccine stuff? I thought this was a preemie web site?!” And I admit, lately I have been a bit vaccine focused (although I would not be … Continue reading

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Flu vaccine: promote facts not fear

Despite a mountain of evidence that demonstrates influenza vaccination is both effective and safe, only 50% of health care providers are vaccinated.¬†Unfortunately, there are consequences. Up to 23% of providers working in a hospital will be infected with influenza sometime … Continue reading

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The truth about vaccines and toxins: less aluminum than breast milk

Talking about vaccines nowadays seems to be more explosive than discussing abortion or the death penalty. That’s pretty incredible when you think about it, because abortion and the death penalty are really social and ethical issues and vaccine safety and … Continue reading

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In yesterdays posting I discussed the efficacy of the flu vaccine for parents and other adults who are around preemies. Studies suggest that the nasal spray (live attenuated vaccine) is less effective than the shot for healthy adults ages 18-49. … Continue reading

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