Tag Archives: missed vaccination

Whooping Cough Epidemic Hits California: Six Babies Die

In several of my past blogs, including two earlier this week (Low immunization rates linked to epidemic spread of whooping cough and Parents who refuse vaccines put other people’s children in harm’s way), I’ve warned of the potential dangers, including death, … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Health, Parenting | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Whooping Cough Epidemic Hits California: Six Babies Die

Parents who refuse vaccines put other people’s children in harm’s way

For quite some time, I’d warned parents that not vaccinating their children is not only potentially harmful (or fatal) to their children, but also the children in your neighborhood or your children’s school. Now, an op-ed in the Los Angeles … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Health, Parenting | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Parents who refuse vaccines put other people’s children in harm’s way

More on the Risks of Not Vaccinating Your Children

A past blog, that has been very popular, was on the topic of the Risks of Not Vaccinating Your Children (Friday, 6 February 2009). In response to that blog, Kelly wrote, “Hello, I was just wondering if you could answer a … Continue reading

Posted in Bioethics, Children's Health, Parenting | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on More on the Risks of Not Vaccinating Your Children

Online Scheduler Helps Track Kids’ Shots

HealthDay News is reporting a story that should be read by every parent. A new online tool is avialble that helps parents and the doctors who care for children adjust childhood immunization schedules when one or more vaccinations are missed.

Posted in Children's Health, Health Headlines, Parenting | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Online Scheduler Helps Track Kids’ Shots