You Decide: The Risks and Benefits of the MMR Vaccination

Most of us weigh the risks and benefits of medical procedures prior to obtaining them. We sign an informed consent form with an understanding of the potential harm versus the perceived benefits. In the case of vaccinations, the great majority of parents obtain vaccinations for their children, influenced by the “sales pitch” and “scare tactics” used by physicians. We are assured that the vaccination is safe and will protect us and our children from the various targeted deadly diseases. If we blindly trust our doctors, as I once had, we readily agree. It is important that we think critically before agreeing to any vaccination, recognizing that vaccines are indeed medical procedures which carry serious risks of harm, along with only “theoretical” health benefits. 
What Is The MMR Vaccination? The MMR vaccination is targeted against the diseases measles, mumps and rubella (German measles). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that these three diseases are quite serious. The CDC also reports that prior to vaccinations, these diseases were quite common, especially among children. Measles is reported to commonly cause rash, cough, runny nose, eye irritation and fever. Mumps can cause fever, headache, muscle pain, loss of appetite and swollen glands. Rubella is reported to cause rash and mild fever in children. The CDC states that the MMR vaccine can protect children and adults from all three of these diseases. Two dosages...
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