• Facts and Stats on Measles

     Facts and Stats on Measles Due to a recent outbreak, measles has been in the news lately. This once common viral illness is now less common if not rare as a result of the widespread use of the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine. Unfortunately, with vaccination rates declining, measles and other preventable illnesses are…

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  • Concerned About Vaccines? This Should Ease Your Mind.

    Concerned About Vaccines? This Should Ease Your Mind.

    A new report on the safety of vaccines recommended for children aged six years and younger, conducted by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), reveals some comforting news on vaccines for children under age 6, including DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis), hepatitis A, hepatitis B, influenza, meningococcal, MMR (measles, mumps and rubella), and varicella vaccines. The…

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  • The Facts & Stats on MMR

    The Facts & Stats on MMR

    Due to a recent outbreak, mumps has been in the news lately. This once common viral illness is now rare as a result of widespread use of the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine. Unfortunately, with vaccination rates declining, mumps and other preventable illnesses are making a comeback. In the first four months of this…

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