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National Health News Anti-vaccine trend has parents shunning newborns’ vitamin shot

Anti-vaccine trend has parents shunning newborns’ vitamin shot

With the recent U.S. measles outbreak, the issue of vaccine refusal has received growing scrutiny. Now doctors are calling attention to a similar problem: Some parents are shunning the vitamin K shot routinely given to newborns to prevent internal bleeding. The consequences of that choice can be severe, pediatric specialists say. Infants can quickly become […]

7/7/15 at 10:27 am     1527      , ,     Medical Xpress