Author: VaccinateYourFamily


Educating the Public About Vaccine Safety

As major measles outbreaks in New York, California and other places around the country continue to occur, along with the spread of whooping cough, mumps, hepatitis A and hepatitis...


U.S. Representative Kim Schrier, MD Introduces The VACCINES Act of 2019

The U.S. now has 940 cases of measles in 24 states. That’s the highest number of cases since 1994. Public health officials are doing their best to stop the...


How Can You Ensure Your Kids are Getting the Right Vaccines at the Right Times?

Follow the CDC’s Recommended Schedules You may already know that vaccines save millions of lives and can help protect you and your family from infectious diseases that can cause...


Ethan Lindenberger Wants to Help Stop the Lies About Vaccines

You may be familiar with Ethan Lindenberger, the eighteen-year-old who got himself vaccinated despite his parents’ anti-vaccine beliefs, and who most recently appeared before the Senate Committee on Health,...


Answers to Your Vaccination Questions

Vaccines are a big topic on social media and in the news. There is conflicting information about the value and safety of vaccines, making it difficult to know the...


Fake News About the Congressional Hearings on Vaccines

This guest post has been written by Dr. Dorit Reiss, Professor of Law at the University of California Hastings College of Law in San Francisco, CA.  Dr. Reiss contributes to various blogs and law...


How Strong is Our “State of ImmUnion?”

As major measles outbreaks in New York, Washington and Oregon continue to spread, you may be wondering just how strong our defenses against vaccine-preventable diseases are. Vaccinate Your Family...


This Valentine’s Day, Spread the Love by Making Sure Your Family is Vaccinated

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we’re sure you have love on the brain. It’s that time of year when everyone loves to share candy hearts, chocolates, hugs...


President of Planned Parenthood Shares Her Story of Cervical Cancer with SELF

As we come to the close of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Lena Wen, President of Planned Parenthood shares her story about being diagnosed with cervical cancer when she...


Celebrating the Life of ECBT Cofounder Betty Bumpers 1925 – 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, Vaccinate Your Family’s Shot of Prevention blog offers a tribute to Betty Flanagan Bumpers, Cofounder of Every Child By Two. Betty passed away...