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Although experts and the vast majority of Americans contend that refusal to have a child vaccinated leaves everyone at risk of contracting once sidelined diseases, more and more parents are opting out and for such reasons as: On that last item, truth be told, by age six, a child will have been "shot" about 24 times-and that's too many for concerned ... (more)
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When I first became a pregnant, I worried. Like most new parents I had the concern, 'What if something is wrong with my child?' For many people Down syndrome, cerebral palsy among other disabilities are at the forefront of their concern.
View co-host Jenny McCarthy is now attempting to backtrack on her anti-vaccine conspiracy theories.
Jenny McCarthy is under fire for allegedly reversing her anti-vaccine position and is being slammed for spreading misinformation, the Raw Story reported Tuesday.
April is Autism awareness month and much is being done to alert people to the problems encountered by those who are autistic and their families.
The number of Arizona parents choosing to not have their children vaccinated is increasing.
Vaccines have been everywhere in the news lately: There was a recent measles outbreak on the Upper East Side in New York that then spread to lower Manhattan, as well as a measles outbreak in Seattle that was traced to a patient who attended a Kings of Leon concert on March 28. A recent study from Emory University also blew up headlines after it was ... (more)
The only thing that hasn't seemed to change in the last 13 years is the number of years it takes to diagnose a child with autism.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors , medications frequently prescribed to treat depression, anxiety and other mental-health disorders, is associated with a higher incidence of autism spectrum disorder and developmental delays in male children, a study of nearly 1,000 mother-child pairs has found.
One video posted on a Calgary wellness centre's website suggests that vaccines and autism are linked despite the lack of scientific evidence.
Jenny McCarthy slammed reports that she's anti-vaccine, saying she is opposed to children getting multiple vaccination shots in one doctor's visit, she wrote in a Chicago Sun-Times editorial Sunday.
When a child comes up to a teacher's desk and repeatedly asks for attention while waving a worksheet in her face, nine times out of 10 a teacher will ask the child to have a seat and then raise his or her hand.
Interpol hunt: Daughter tells of agony over dad's disappearance as crimefighters step up bid to trace men who vanished without a trace STEFNIE Ewing, 28 - whose father Archibald disappeared in 2003 - is just one of many relatives who is desperate to find out what happened to her loved one.
The image is of a butterfly with puzzle pieces in its wing -- the symbol for autism awareness.
Jenny McCarthy claims she isn't totally 'anti-vaccine,' but the comedian's previous anti-vaccine statement has led millions to not vaccinate their children against deadly diseases.
The students, faculty and friends of Holy Rosary School in Duryea raised $1,600 in their "Jeans for Judy" fundraiser, said 13-year old student and orgainizer Grace Berlew.