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More Parents Are Refusing Vaccines, New Survey Found

MONDAY, Aug. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Pediatricians are encountering more parents who refuse to have their children vaccinated, mainly because they don’t see the point of vaccines, a U.S. survey found. In the survey, conducted in 2013, about 87 percent of pediatricians said they had encountered vaccine refusals, an …

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What Is Mumps and How Can You Get It?

People from 39 states and nine countries may have been exposed to mumps at a cheerleading competition held last month in Dallas, according to Texas health officials. A person who was infected with mumps at the time traveled to the competition from another state, the Dallas Morning News reported yesterday, …

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