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By contactus@priority-pediatrics.com
May 14, 2019
Category: Immunizations
Tags: immunizations   Vaccines   Autism   Sc ience  

Blume is living proof that the antidote to misinformation about vaccines is science. "I was relieved," she said, "because I didn't hurt him. His autism wasn't my fault."

The current outbreaks of measles around the country are largely a result of parents being afraid to vaccinate their children against the virus. The number one concern? Autism.

This is a show worth watching!

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/mmr-vaccine-teaching-anti-vax-parents-to-trust-science/

http://www.boostoregon.org/

By contactus@priority-pediatrics.com
May 14, 2019
Category: Immunizations
Tags: immunizations   Vaccines   fear   Pediatricians   Worry  

Pediatricians Working To Educate Parents Who Worry About Vaccines.

 

CBS News (5/12) reports on different efforts to persuade parents to vaccinate their children, particularly by dispelling misinformation that vaccines cause autism. The article quotes pediatricians discussing how they approach the matter and how they talk with parents who might be concerned about the safety of vaccines. The article also suggests that as research reveals more about the true causes of autism, the debunked link to vaccines might lose more of its potency.

 

By contactus@priority-pediatrics.com
March 28, 2019
Category: Immunizations
Tags: immunizations   Vaccines   cdc   video   kids  

CDC launches new video series for parents, "How Vaccines Work"

The CDC National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases is launching the first video of its newest, animated video series for parents, "How Vaccines Work."  In these short videos, viewers follow baby Jack and his parents as they get answers to common vaccine-related questions and learn more about the importance of vaccinating on schedule. The first video "How Vaccines Work: How Do Germs Make Your Baby Sick?" describes how vaccines fight germs and provide long-lasting protection against 14 serious diseases. The CDC launched two additional videos in February and March covering topics including "Vaccines and Your Baby's Immune System" and "What to Expect When Your Child is Vaccinated."
By contactus@priority-pediatrics.com
March 13, 2019
Category: Immunizations
Tags: immunizations   Vaccines   Autism   Science  

Study of 657,461 children finds no link between vaccines and autism

 

Danish researchers followed children born over a 10-year period and found no connection between autism and the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine.

The vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella doesn't cause autism, according to a massive, new study. 

https://www.cnet.com/news/a-study-of-657461-children-shows-that-vaccines-do-not-cause-autism/

There have now been multiple properly executed large studies demonstrating NO causation from vaccines for autism. The science is clear! "There is nothing to fear except fear itself." Many important childhood diseases can be prevented: Most bacterial meningitis, some bacterial sepsis, some sinus and ear infecitons, Measles, german measles, mumps, chicken pox, hepatitis a, hepatitis b, cervical cancers, liver cancers, throat & mouth cancers, tetanus, whooping cough, diphtheria, polio, infant rotavirus vomiting & diarrhea.

If you are following the advice of nay-sayers, ask them to provide scientific studies supporting their claims of risk & injury & read it carefully.

Additional vaccine info available at;

1] www.immunize.org

2] cdc.gov/vaccines

3] healthychildren.org (use the search window)

4] https://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/parents-pack

By contactus@priority-pediatrics.com
March 13, 2019
Category: Immunizations

LEADING THE NEWS

Tetanus Case In Unvaccinated Child Highlights Continued Threat Of Rare Disease Among Unvaccinated People, Study Suggests.

 

Medscape (3/7, Subscription Publication) provides coverage of a case report by researchers at the Oregon Health and Science University suggesting that “a recent case of tetanus in an unvaccinated child highlights the continued threat of this rare but dangerous disease among the unvaccinated individuals in the United States.” One researcher wrote, “Unvaccinated or inadequately vaccinated persons are at risk for tetanus, irrespective of age, and recovery from tetanus disease does not confer immunity.” The case report was published online in the CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

 

STAT (3/7) also covers the story of the boy infected with tetanus. The unvaccinated child, after becoming infected, “spent 54 days in [the] hospital – 47 of them in intensive care.” He was back to normal functioning after nearly four months, with a hospital bill totaling “$811,929, and that didn’t include the cost of the air ambulance, the stay in the rehabilitation facility, or follow-up care that was needed.”