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Arhive Title: Chicken Pox

Vaccine Free? Now What?

Maybe like me, you vaccinated your kids in the 1980’s. It was what a good parent did to make sure that your child had life-long immunity (yes…that was the promise – immunity) to infectious illnesses like diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough (pertussis), measles, mumps, rubella and haemophilus influenza. There were no questions asked. You were told … Read more

Back to School: Freedom to Choose

Parents of Grade 5 children in Calgary are receiving the ‘dreaded’ consent to vaccinate letter for booster shots. Alberta Health Services has teamed up with the public health education system to send out forms for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR vaccine) as well as for Hepatitis B and Diphtheria, Pertussis and Tetanus vaccine. (DPT) That … Read more