All Walgreens and Healthcare Clinic Locations Across Ohio Now Offering MMR Vaccinations in Response to Executive Order

Walgreens joins state health officials in providing measles information and services at nearly 300 convenient points of care statewide June 18, 2014 All of the more than 250 Walgreens pharmacies and 35 Healthcare Clinic at select Walgreens throughout Ohio are now offering MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccinations daily with no appointment necessary, in response to this week’s executive order from …

MMRV Shows Increased Adverse Events Compared to MMR + Varicella Vaccines

The combined measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella (chickenpox) (MMRV) vaccine has demonstrated an increased risk of febrile seizures in children when compared to  individual MMR+V vaccinations. A paper published on Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal suggests that children who received the MMRV showed a rise in adverse events when compared to children who received MMR and Varicella vaccines …

Have Your Say: Should any vaccines be required for children?

  One of the most controversial topics in the vaccines industry currently, is the argument involving vaccines for children. Whether it is regarding FDA regulation, vaccine requirements for public schools, or the overall safety of vaccines, the topic presents a heated, two-sided debate.  So which side do you sit on, and why?   This week's pro/con debate   Proponents argue …