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Report: Most Parents Have Concerns About Children’s Vaccines

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - There’s an interesting report in the journal Health Affairs which takes a look at parents and vaccines.  What the study has found is that only one in five parents have no concerns about childhood vaccines.

Even though most have their children vaccinated, many parents have issues with vaccines.

Parents say there are a few things they think about. 38 percent of respondents said that vaccines being painful for children.  36 percent say children get too many vaccines in a single visit. And 26 percent believe the ingredients in vaccines are unsafe.

It’s an interesting study looking at education of parents and also the role of vaccines in children and children’s health.

Reported by Dr. Brian McDonough, KYW Newsradio

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