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Your Pregnancy: Protecting Baby Starts Now
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  From the moment you found out you were pregnant, you started protecting your baby. You might have changed the way you eat, started taking a prenatal vitamin, and researching the kind of car…
A Grandmother's Story of the German Measles
Back in the 1970s, my daughter was in her third trimester and was expecting her first child.  She and her family were beyond excited for the new addition, and to start down the path of…
The Truth About Vaccine Ingredients
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As parents, we recognize the importance of reading labels. I’m just as guilty as the next person: Follow me around the grocery store during my weekly shopping trip, and you’ll see that I’m…
Debunking Vaccine Ingredient Myths
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It is true that some vaccine ingredients could be toxic…at much higher doses. But any substance — even water or the sun — can be toxic given a large enough dose. And at a very low dose,…
HPV Vaccine Could Save Your Child's Life
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When it comes to their kids, parents are always planning. One plan that's easy to make could have a tremendous benefit, even saving a life: planning to have preteens vaccinated against human…
Reno Mom Speaks Out About Community Immunity
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When we at Immunize Nevada decided to start the #IAmTheWhy campaign, we did it to put faces to the masses who support vaccination. And as part of that goal, we are sharing with you the perspective…
My Story: The HPV Vaccine is Cancer Prevention
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When I was recently asked to give a TEDx talk about preventing cancer through HPV vaccination, I didn’t want my HPV story to be part of it. I didn’t want it broadcast to the world. I definitely didn…
Baby on Board: Flu Shot in Arm
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By Mikalee Byerman Like many women, I had babies in my late 20s — at a time in my life when I was more trusting, less discriminating and (regrettably) far more likely to be spoon fed my decisions.…
Thankful for Health Thanks to Vaccines
Guest blog submitted by Amy Armentrout Eradication of many diseases is something that my generation takes for granted and gives little thought to. Growing up, I was frequently reminded of a special…