For some parents, the idea of vaccines does not sit well, for fear it could harm their kids.
Research has disproved the notion that vaccines cause autism. But vaccines aren't entirely without risk, which is one of the reason there is a National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program.
KPCC health reporter Rebecca Plevin recently wrote about the program for Southern California Public Radio's health blog, Impatient.
Read Rebecca Plevin’s full post: The government compensates those injured by vaccines. Who knew?