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Article published on Apr 25, 2017

Teenager Needs Vaccination, Including Measles

Our seventeen-year-old son is going to university in Nova Scotia this fall. When he was young, I heard that measles vaccine could cause autism in children. I was really scared, and didn’t allow him to receive the second dose of MMR vaccine. He didn’t get most vaccines afterwards because I was worried about the idea... Read More

Article published on Jun 24, 2003

Children Can Get Whooping Cough From Adults

Our teenage son was sick with a bad cough for almost two months. His cough was so severe that he would lose his breath, his whole face turned beef-red, and he would vomit mucus from time to time. As a result, he missed several weeks of school. We took him to our doctor and to... Read More