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Immunologist Tetyana Obukhanych: Unvaccinated Children Pose “No Extra Danger to the Public”

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Re:  VACCINE LEGISLATION Dear Legislator: My name is Tetyana Obukhanych.  I hold a PhD in Immunology.  I am writing this letter in the hope that it will correct several common misperceptions about vaccines in order to help you formulate a … Continue reading

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“No Shots, No School, NOT TRUE!” Fundraiser

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I am a mom, nurse, and advocate for our children, but it wasn’t until I was in a better place with my youngest child that I was able to begin helping others in the autism community. My advocacy work began … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Shots

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We’re rerunning this post with revisions.  It was originally on our blog summer of 2012, and then rerun August 2013.   One month left of summer vacation, of waking whenever and doing whatever.  One month to fill backpacks with supplies … Continue reading

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“Opting Out”: New York City Flu Vaccine Exemptions

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As many of you know, the New York City Department of Health, at the instigation of then-mayor Mike Bloomberg, recently approved a new requirement for “all” New York City schoolchildren under the age of six to get an influenza vaccine … Continue reading

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Calling All New Yorkers and Vaccine Choice Advocates!

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  Demonstration to Stop NYC-only forced shots Tuesday, Dec. 10, New York City Hall   A demonstration and press conference will be held on Tuesday, December 10 at City Hall in New York City to protest the attempt by Mayor … Continue reading

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The Birth of a Warrior

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There is a special place in my soul for the Hepatitis B vaccine. It’s not the “rainbows and unicorns” part of my soul. It’s more like this part… I was not born a warrior; actually, I was never much of … Continue reading

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Time To School The School Nurses

So, I get my kids’ back-to-school packages in the mail last Friday.  After the summer we’ve had I cannot wait for school to start!  I didn’t even get over the threshold of my house before eagerly opening the large envelope … Continue reading

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School Shots

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One month left of vacation.  One month of waking whenever and doing whatever.  One month before the school bells ring.  One month to fill backpacks with school supplies.  And for some, there’s one month left to get back-to-school vaccinations before … Continue reading

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