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What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About(TM) Children's Vaccinations,9780446555715

What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About(TM) Children's Vaccinations

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Edition:
Revised
ISBN13:

9780446555715

ISBN10:
0446555711
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
3/16/2010
Publisher(s):
Grand Central Publishing
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Summary

We may be overvaccinating our children today. Once considered a godsend, vaccines are now felt by some to be associated with dramatic increases in autism, asthma, diabetes, learning disabilities and ADHD. Now, revised and updated to include all of the latest studies, legislation and overall information concerning the risks and safety of children's vaccinations, this bestselling book offers vital, down-to-earth advice on this important topic. It will tell you which vaccines may be risky and what to consider to help safley vaccinate your children. Written by an expert on pediatric vaccinations, this book arms you with:- Updated advice on when and how to give children vaccinations - New vital information on vaccines for hepatitis A, pneumococcal disease, meningococcal disease, influenza, rotavirus, human papilloma virus and those administered for travel abroad - Research and safety track records for various shots - Precautions parents can take when their children get vaccinated, including the use of natural supplements and vitamins - "Parents' Bill of Rights," which spells ways parents can best advocate for their children when it comes to vaccinations

Author Biography

Stephanie Cave, MD, is a family practitioner in Baton Rouge, LA, who specializes in children with autism and related disorders. She has been featued on CNN, has testified in congressional hearings, and frequently speaks around the world on the topic of children and vaccinations.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. xiii
Introducing Vaccines
The Story of Vaccinesp. 3
How Safe Are Vaccines?p. 19
Mercury in Vaccines: Shots of Danger?p. 40
The Autism Debatep. 62
When the Body Attacks Itself: Autoimmune Disordersp. 90
The Vaccines
Hepatitis Bp. 121
DTP/DTaP: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussisp. 145
Hib: Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Vaccinep. 165
Poliop. 175
MMR: Measles, Mumps, Rubellap. 193
Varicella (Chicken Pox)p. 214
Hepatitis Ap. 229
Pneumococcal Diseasep. 234
Meningococcal Diseasep. 241
Influenzap. 246
Rotavirusp. 254
Human Papilloma Virusp. 257
Vaccines for World Travelersp. 262
Vaccines of the Future: Sooner than You Think?p. 266
Tools for Parents
Parents, the Law, and Insurance Companiesp. 279
What You Can Do to Ensure Your Child's Safetyp. 298
The Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting Systemp. 313
Appendix Organizations and Web Sitesp. 321
Glossaryp. 331
Suggested Reading Listp. 337
Indexp. 339
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