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The Nurse’s Role in Immunization Services

To begin our introductions of the Every Child By Two Scientific Advisory Board, I had the pleasure of interviewing one of our distinguished members...

Once a Childhood Rite of Passage, Chickenpox is Vaccine Preventable

Most adults recall their experiences with chickenpox with great detail.  I remember that I was visiting my grandparents in Florida and they had planned...

What Your Dentist Should Be Telling You About Oral Cancer and HPV

During Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and throughout the year, the dental community has a responsibility to help educate the public about the association between...

I’m a Pediatrician and I Gave My Daughter Pertussis

While I was pregnant, I spent a whole lot of time researching strollers, but failed to take any time to get a vaccine...

Questioning Whether To Get Your Child the HPV Vaccine? Read This

In June 2006, the first human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was licensed for use in the U.S.  Rather than celebrate the development of a vaccine...

The 12 Best Pediatrician Tips to Help Kids Who Are Afraid of Shots

By Dr. Sophia N. Mirviss For a parent whose child is afraid of going to the doctor and getting a shot, any opportunity to...

My Polio Story is an Inconvenient Truth to Those Who Refuse Vaccines

by Judith Shaw Beatty In 1949, the year I was hit by the poliovirus, 42,000 cases of polio were reported in the United States...

What Parents of Every Teen Should Know About Meningitis

While anyone can contract meningococcal disease, adolescents and young adults are among the population who have a higher risk for the disease due to...

CA Medical Board Takes Action to Protect Children’s Health: Dr. Bob Sears Placed on Probation

By Amy Pisani,  Executive Director, ECBT (mother of two fully vaccinated teenage boys) Last week, the Medical Board of California ordered a 35-month probation...