Vaccinations

Why Doctors Aren't Shocked That Mumps Have Hit the NHL

Lawrence Solomon | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada Living
Lawrence Solomon

Past generations of professional hockey players were never at risk of mumps outbreaks. Today's players are, and tomorrow's will be, along with adults generally. These outbreaks -- which the media portray as coming out of the blue -- don't surprise anyone in medical circles who has been paying attention.

B.C. Parents Call For Mandatory School Vaccinations

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A group of Vancouver parents want vaccinations to be required for kids in British Columbia's public schools. The parents have started a change.org ...

Why Governments Want Health Care Workers To Stop Resisting Immunization

Lawrence Solomon | Posted 03.16.2014 | Canada
Lawrence Solomon

Public health authorities have good reason to want health care workers vaccinated -- when highly knowledgeable people in the health care field balk at getting vaccines, they belie the common claim that only the misguided or misinformed question mass inoculation programs.

Seven Ways to Survive Baby's First Christmas

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 01.23.2013 | Canada Living
Kathy Buckworth

Like most holiday seasons, many families are planning on multi-generational get-togethers, particularly if there is a "baby's first Christmas" to celebrate. But having a new baby around at Christmas can be as stressful as it is wonderful. Try to keep things nice, and not naughty by following this tips...

The Unvaccination Movement: Should Your Child Join?

Yummy Mummy Club | Posted 12.01.2012 | Canada Living
Yummy Mummy Club

It used to be that modern medicine was a thing to be venerated, a doctor's words regarded like golden nectar of wisdom. Now, not so much. Once upon a time vaccinations were seen as miracles in a needle, warding off potentially life-threatening illnesses. In the States, the unvaccinating movement has turned epidemic, with as many as one in 10 parents refusing to vaccinate their children.