By Aviva Jill Romm
Trade paperback book
This is a book that will give parents confronting the decision of whether to vaccinate their children much to ponder. Beginning with a brief history of vaccination, the book continues with a well-researched examination of the evidence concerning the risks and benefits of the practice. The author does not come out either in favor of vaccination or against it, but she does argue that the decision to vaccinate ought to be left in the hands of parents, not the government. The book concludes with chapters on legal issues related to vaccination and on alternative approaches to health and immunity.