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The Latest From Experts on Vaccines and Autism

While there have been opponents in the past claiming a connection between life-saving vaccines and autism, the scientific community is now supporting vaccinations for children. Thousands of peer-reviewed articles have shown that vaccinations have no impact on a child’s risk…

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The Importance of a Back-to-School Checkup

Pencils, erasers, glue sticks and a new backpack have probably made this year’s school shopping list. But what about a visit to the pediatrician? Even if your child has a clean bill of health, don’t sideline their annual physical. According…

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Vac Facts – DTaP and Tdap: Key in fighting rising whooping cough rates

One of the goals of AHealthierMichigan.org is to improve the quality of life for Michigan residents by providing health and wellness information that is relevant and important.  That’s why, over the next few months, we’ll be sharing information on vaccines….

#WellnessWeds: Are Vaccines Safe For Your Kids?

The controversial question: Are vaccines safe? I was one of those freaked-out parents when I was pregnant with my daughter four years ago. I decided to become informed instead of worrying about what little I knew about immunizations and the…

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