Vaccine Debates

Are vaccines really necessary? Is there still mercury in vaccines? Find out the answers to common vaccination debates.

8 Reasons Parents Don't Vaccinate (And Why They Should)

Here, experts weigh in on common myths surrounding the practice of vaccination -- and why those myths are wrong.

Vaccines: The Reality Behind the Debate

Wary parents want to protect their child from any possible risk. It's time to inject a dose of reality into the rumor-driven debate.

The Vaccine Schedule

Should parents follow a strict vaccine schedule or is there room for flexibility?

Vaccines for Babies and Older Kids

Which vaccines do kids need and why are they necessary?

My Baby Got Measles at Disneyland

If California's vaccination rates had been higher, my 4-month-old son would have been more protected from the measles.

Kristen Bell: Why My Kids Get the Flu Shot

When it comes to keeping children safe, I take no chances.

More Parents Are Refusing Vaccines for Their Kids Today Than 10 Years Ago

According to a new survey, vaccine refusals have increased since 2006.

Mercury and Vaccines

Parents of Younger Kids Still Unclear on Benefits of MMR Vaccine

While most Americans are on board with vaccinating their children against measles, mumps, and rubella, parents of younger kids are unclear on the benefits vs. risks.

Anti-Vaccine Groups Fuel Worst Measles Outbreak in Minnesota in 30 Years

Minnesota is facing a measles outbreak, and health officials say groups spreading false information about the MMR vaccine are to blame.

This Mom Risks Jail Time if She Doesn't Vaccinate Her Son

A judge says this mom has one week to vaccinate her son, or else she is headed for the big house.