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Vaccines

MMR, Yes or No

Two small children, two opportunities to administer the live MMR vaccine. Who gets the shot and who does not?

There are conditions under which the MMR vaccine should not be given—even when a parent begs. Which of the children in these 4 scenarios should not receive the vaccination?

Vaccine safety topics for parents

When parents play out worst case scenarios in protest against routine vaccination, maybe one or two of these 6 options for response will come in handy.

The reappearance of measles has reignited debate in some quarters about the issue of vaccine safety.

Here are the signs and symptoms of the measles in a classic case—in order of their appearance:

The mother of a 12-year-old boy resists your suggestion that he receive the HPV4 vaccine today. She asks three good questions. Do you know the answers?

New study findings do not suggest a need for a change in vaccine policy, but even a small increased risk could have an effect on public health.

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