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Your baby's best shot : why vaccines are safe and save lives

Author: Stacy Mintzer Herlihy; E Allison Hagood
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., [2012] ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covering such topics as vaccine ingredients, how vaccines work, what can happen when populations don't vaccinate their children, and the controversies surrounding supposed links to autism, allergies, and asthma, this book provides an overview of the field in an easy to understand guide for parents.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stacy Mintzer Herlihy; E Allison Hagood
ISBN: 9781442215788 144221578X 9781442215795 1442215798 9781442215801 1442215801
OCLC Number: 783171538
Description: x, 213 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Who we are and why we wrote this book --
The Edward Jenner story: a brief history of the first vaccine --
The biology of vaccines --
Of bananas and formaldehyde, or what the heck is in them? --
A real mother: the world before vaccines --
The worst-case scenario: true adverse reactions --
Vaccines and autism: the creation of a modern myth --
Autism: a brief discussion of the facts --
Mark and David Geier: other autism myths --
ADHD, allergies, and all the rest: other vaccine myths --
The good, the bad, and the ugly: a guide to the online world --
Other vaccine myths and facts --
Modern developments in vaccine technology: the story of the HPV vaccine --
The easiest parenting decision you'll make.
Responsibility: Stacy Mintzer Herlihy and E. Allison Hagood.

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Your Baby's Best Shot helps readers understand why they should vaccinate. Using the latest science in the field, the authors make it clear exactly why vaccination is the right choice. They also  Read more...

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