Pros and cons of the Pneumococcal Vaccine for Seniors

It has become a common practice for general practitioners to recommend the pneumococcal vaccine to baby boomers over age 65 as an added safeguard against pneumonia. But is this vaccine always a good idea, or are there instances when the geriatric patient would be better off without it? (…)

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Delayed Vaccines Get Personal with Vaccinomics: Stop Vaccine Injuries

Delayed vaccines are preferred by more and more parents today. This is likely due to the dramatic rise in cases of autism. Over the span of 2 decades cases have risen from 1-10,000 to 1 in 68. Some believe delayed vaccines may be a key part in preventing autism in the future. But is it? The Mayo Clinic believes 21st century vaccine delivery won’t be a “one size fits all” vaccine dosing schedule. A new research field called vaccinomics may make all that obsolete. According to a Fox News report, many parents are asking for delayed vaccine schedules to protect their children. But the practice of administering delayed vaccines isn’t failproof. Scientists are hoping vaccinomics will be. (…)

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Aidan Quinn connects MMR vaccine with his Daughter’s Autism

IRISH American actor Aidan Quinn, talked with the Sunday Independent last week while on assignment in Co. Cork filming The Eclipse, by the noted playwright Conor McPherson. Quinn discussed several subjects in the interview, but what really stood out most was what he had to say about his 19-year-old daughter Ava Quinn, who is non-verbal and suffers from autism. (…)

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