Infants/Toddlers, Kids, Parents, Teens

Do Vaccinations Cause Autism? NO, And Here’s Why

Strange how history repeats itself In 1998, a British surgeon named Andrew Wakefield published a fraudulent research paper in The Lancet, a prestigious medical journal, suggesting that the measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine was increasing autism in British children. Because a number of parents believed this now-discredited theory and chose not to immunize their children, an outbreak of measles occurred […]

Infants/Toddlers, Kids, Parents, Teens

Are You Sure Your Child Is Allergic To Penicillin? He/She May Not Be.

Allergists have long known that penicillin “allergy” is often over-diagnosed. As outlined in a recent study referenced by The New York Times, at least 95% of patients can tolerate penicillins despite a previous history of allergy. This is quite important clinically since penicillin products are often safer and more effective than other more expensive antibiotics. […]