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How to Deal With Vaccine-Refusing Parents - Medscape

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How to Deal With Vaccine-Refusing Parents
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When Banting and Best discovered insulin and we knew the cause of diabetes, and how to cure it, all of the myths disappeared. For something like autism, that may be what it's going to take.
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Medscape resource that discusses why we may need to discover the cause of autism to calm some parents concerns.  You will need to have a free Medscape login to view the entire article, but Medscape is a great resource to keep up to date with many different medical and nursing topics. 

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Vaccine Myths Episode 2 - The Great Graph Illusion

Anti-vaccine websites and books continuously use graphs to try and prove diseases went away before vaccination programs were begun. Unfortunately, they are m...
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An interesting video that explores the way statistics are manipulated in the many anti-vaccine websites.  It also includes wonderful charts demonstrating the effectiveness of various standard vaccines.  

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Study Adds to Evidence That HPV Vaccine Helps Guard Against Cervical Cancer - HealthDay

Study Adds to Evidence That HPV Vaccine Helps Guard Against Cervical Cancer - HealthDay | Immunizations | Scoop.it
Study Adds to Evidence That HPV Vaccine Helps Guard Against Cervical Cancer
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Two HPV vaccines are licensed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and recommended by CDC -- Cervarix and Gardasil.
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Consumer source that supports the efficacy of the HPV vaccine

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Bill Gates: Vaccines Save Lives | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill Gates discusses the incredible lifesaving power of vaccines. In particular, he highlights the case of polio, which is 99 percent eradicated and within r...
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Bill Gates is not a physician or nurse, however, his foundation contributes millions to the eradication of polio worldwide. This brief video highlights the power of vaccines.

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US needs comprehensive meningitis B plan - Pacific Daily News

US needs comprehensive meningitis B plan - Pacific Daily News | Immunizations | Scoop.it
US needs comprehensive meningitis B plan Pacific Daily News In short, the FDA's policy is that the vaccine can't be deployed when doctors believe it could be most valuable (before an outbreak), but will approve its use when the vaccine is least...
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Current controversy about the delay in FDA approval of the vaccine for meningitis B.  Currently only approved for use after an outbreak, not routinely such as other vaccines.  Our FDA is sometimes a bit slow to approve, and consistently slower than European agencies. 

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Why vaccinate against HPV?

http://youtube.com/riskbites If you could protect yourself or your children from developing cancer through taking a shot, would you? This week, Risk Bites lo...
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Produced by the University of Michigan Risk Sciences Center, this brief video covers the basics of the HPV vaccine.  The narrator utilizes a whiteboard to address the question posed by the title - If you could protect yourself from cancer. It is a basic but powerful method of presenting facts about vaccines in a positive way.

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Mod 4: CDC Spotlight: Dr. Kroger Speaks on Vaccine Science and Safety Net

Dr. Kroger, CDC Medical Officer, defines herd immunity and the immunization levels necessary to provide herd immunity, reveals details of disease outbreaks i...
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A half hour video which covers the details of just how immunizations work by an expert from the CDC. 

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