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Art Caplan: How a zealot's word led us astray on autism

By Amy Pisani I encourage everyone to check out  the msnbc.com article by Dr. Arthur Caplan, director of the Center for Bioethics at the...

Why Infants Should Receive the Hepatitis B Vaccine at Birth

In honor of Hepatitis Awareness Month The CDC recommends that the Hepatitis B vaccine be administered to infants soon after birth and before hospital...

Our Life Without Emily: Flu, Fear, Guilt and Regret

Our daughter Emily died suddenly and tragically from influenza when she was only 3½-years-old. She died in our bed, in her pajamas, watching cartoons...

Are Doctors’ Vaccine Recommendations Motivated By Profits?

This guest post has been written by Dr. Lara  Zibners, in response to comments we’ve received on our Vaccinate Your Baby Facebook page. “How can...

Should I Take My Three-Week Old to the Family Reunion?

Today Dr. Lara Zibners addresses a concern that was raised on our Vaccinate Your Baby Facebook page (now the Vaccinate Your Family Facebook page), which addresses the difficult task...

Rights of the Unvaccinated Child: The Role of School Immunization Requirements

This is the fifth post in a five-part series written by guest blogger Dorit Rubinstein Reiss. Dr. Reiss is a Professor of Law at the University of California Hastings College of  the...

Callie Cares Means We Will Never Forget

Callie was considered a miracle baby. It took Katie and Craig Van Tornhout five years and four miscarriages before they finally welcomed their precious daughter Callie into their lives. However,...

The Chickenpox Vaccine and Shedding Concerns

Recently we received this question on our Vaccinate Your Baby Facebook page: “My daughter and one of our friend’s daughters are the same age...

Responsible Nurses, and Then There’s This

Recently a friend and nurse, who I adore, shared a video with me.  Now I know my friend to be a very diligent nurse...