• By Laurel J. Kelly

Consumer Health Tips: Childhood vaccines

January 18, 2017

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Childhood vaccines: Tough questions, straight answers
Childhood vaccines protect children from a variety of serious or potentially fatal diseases. Still, you might wonder about the benefits and risks of childhood vaccines. Get straight answers to common questions about childhood vaccines.

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