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Why do parents worry about vaccines?

We are in the midst of a measles epidemic. As of July 25th, more than 1,100 cases have been reported in 30 states since the beginning of the year. That’s the highest number since 1992 — and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000. Given that measles is extremely contagious — the virus can linger… Read More »

Devastated parents fear Lyme disease killed their 39-year-old daughter

Killed by a tick bite after 11 years: Racecourse worker, 39, died of Lyme disease after catching the infection on a holiday to Australia in 2008 Carly Ellis was diagnosed with the serious bacterial infection back in 2011 She battled eight years of unexplained illnesses, including sepsis and meningitis  The ‘bubbly’ woman who wanted to… Read More »