Majority of pediatricians agree to delay vaccines

March 2, 2015 5:02 PM

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A time when measles is making a dramatic comeback, a new study finds that more than 70% of children's doctors have agreed to delay vaccines due to requests from parents, even though most believe this puts children at risk, a new study shows.

The study highlights the enormous pressures faced by pediatricians, who have only about 18 minutes per clinic visit in which to persuade parents to vaccinate their children, as well as perform physical exams and discuss critical issues such as sleep and nutrition. Doctors say they're now spending ab...

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