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Another Reason Not To Delay Vaccinations

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(NBC) Parents who refuse or delay childhood vaccinations may increase their risk of fever-related seizures. About 40-percent of parents alter their children's vaccine schedule because they are concerned about safety or  have trouble getting to the doctor.
But researchers found delaying the M-M-R shot doubles a child's risk of a febrile seizure right after being immunized. Undervaccinated children are also left at risk for infectious diseases for a longer period of time.
Febrile seizures do not cause any long term health effects, but can be very scary for parents to witness.
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