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Vaccines & your child : separating fact from fiction / Paul A. Offit, Charlotte A. Moser.

Offit, Paul A., (author.). Moser, Charlotte A., (author.).

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Summary:

Paul A. Offit And Charlotte A. Moser answer questions about the science and safety of modern vaccines. In straightforward prose, they explain how vaccines work, how they are made, and how they are tested. Most important, they separate the real risks of vaccines from feared but unfounded risks.
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Hermiston Public Library 615.372 OFF (Text) 37838000472910 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 08/24/2019 Available -
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview PAR 615.372 OFFIT (Text) 37620000926982 New Adult Book Branch_Only_6months 11/12/2019 Available -
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Milton-Freewater Public Library 615.372 Offit (Text) 37862000449744 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 08/30/2019 Available -
North Powder City Library 615.372 OFF (Text) 37867000071042 Adult Non-fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 11/04/2019 Available -
Paisley Branch Library PAR 615.372 OFFIT (Text) 37620000933426 Parenting Book None 10/01/2019 Available -
Pendleton Public Library PA 614.47 Of2 (Text) 37801000648301 Parenting Collection Book Branch_Only_3months 08/28/2019 Available -
Pilot Rock Public Library 615.372 OFFIT (Text) 37868000141512 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 08/15/2019 Available -
Stanfield Public Library 615.37 OFF (Text) 37875000119521 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 08/21/2019 Available -
Umatilla Public Library 615.372 Off (Text) 37882001863891 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 08/19/2019 Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780231153072
  • ISBN: 0231153074
  • Physical Description: viii, 247 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2011]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Questions parents have about vaccines -- General -- What are vaccines? -- Why do we still need vaccines? -- How do vaccines work? -- How are vaccines made? -- What steps do pharmaceutical companies go through to make vaccines? -- Who recommends vaccines? -- How do we know vaccines work? -- Are vaccine-preventable diseases really that bad? -- Isn't it better to be naturally infected than immunized? -- Are vaccines given in a one-size-fits-all schedule? -- Is there any harm in using an alternative schedule? -- Why can't vaccines be combined to lessen the number of shots? -- Why aren't more vaccines given by mouth? -- Can I avoid vaccines by living a healthy lifestyle? -- Why should I trust a system that makes money for drug companies? -- Should vaccines be mandated? -- Is it my social responsibility to get vaccines? -- Safety -- Are vaccines safe? -- How do I know if a problem is caused by vaccines? -- What systems are in place to ensure that vaccines are safe? -- How do we know that different vaccines can be given at the same time? -- Do too many vaccines overwhelm the immune system? -- Do too many vaccines weaken the immune system? -- Do too many vaccines cause chronic diseases? -- Do vaccines cause autism? -- Do vaccines cause allergies and asthma? -- Do vaccines cause cancer? -- Do vaccines cause diabetes? -- Do vaccines cause mad-cow disease? -- Do vaccines cause multiple sclerosis? -- Do vaccines cause sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)? -- Are there "hot lots" of vaccines? -- Is the vaccine adverse events reporting system (VAERS) -- A good way to tell whether a vaccine is harmful? -- Are package inserts useful? -- How do i sort out good from bad information about vaccines? -- Ingredients -- Do vaccines contain products to which children could be allergic? -- Do vaccines contain harmful preservatives like mercury? -- Do vaccines contain harmful adjuvants like aluminum? -- Do vaccines contain harmful chemicals like formaldehyde? -- Do vaccines contain ether or antifreeze? -- Are vaccines made using aborted fetal cells? -- Do vaccines contain products from animals? -- Practical considerations -- How do I deal with my child's fear of shots? -- What can I do to make the vaccine visit less stressful? -- Who shouldn't get vaccines? -- Can I vaccinate my child if he is ill? -- Can I vaccinate my premature baby? -- Can I vaccinate my child if he's taking steroids? -- Can I receive a vaccine if I'm pregnant? -- Can I vaccinate my child if I'm breastfeeding? -- What if my child inadvertently got an extra dose of vaccine? -- What if my child inadvertently missed a dose of vaccine? -- Can I vaccinate my child if someone in the home is immune compromised? -- Do vaccines given in countries from which children are adopted still count? -- Individual vaccines -- Vaccines in the first year of life -- Hepatitis B -- Diphtheria,tetanus, and pertussis -- Pneumococcus -- Rotavirus -- Haemophilus influenzae type B -- Polio -- Influenza -- Vaccines in the second year of life -- Measles, mumps, and rubella -- Chickenpox -- Hepatitis A -- Vaccines for adolescents and teens -- Meningococcus -- Human papillomavirus -- The vaccine schedule -- Vaccine schedule and combination vaccines -- Why this schedule? -- Changes to the schedule -- Catch-up schedule.
Summary, etc.:
Paul A. Offit And Charlotte A. Moser answer questions about the science and safety of modern vaccines. In straightforward prose, they explain how vaccines work, how they are made, and how they are tested. Most important, they separate the real risks of vaccines from feared but unfounded risks.
Subject: Vaccination of children > Popular works.
Vaccines > Popular works.
Immunization of children > Popular works.

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