Don’t use that vaccine!

Don't use that vaccine!

A public health advisory issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics now warns against giving children rotavirus vaccine because it might cause a rare condition called intussusception.

Coupled with the recent scare about mercury in vaccines, this has frightened many parents.

I have a different take. I am reassured that the AAP and the US Public Health Service are so vigilant and flexible – weighing all of the available evidence to give us cutting edge recommendations to best protect the health of our children.

Dr. Greene is the founder of (cited by the AMA as “the pioneer physician Web site”), a practicing pediatrician, father of four, & author of Raising Baby Green & Feeding Baby Green. He appears frequently in the media including such venues as the The New York Times, the TODAY Show, Good Morning America, & the Dr. Oz Show.

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