Majorities across all ages and education levels, as well as across the political spectrum, think vaccinations such as MMR should be needed, but there are some differences. Americans under age group 45 are more likely than those who are older to think parents will be able to decide about vaccinating their kids. And while most Republicans believe vaccines should be required, 38 % think that should be the parents’ decision, a higher %age than either independents or Democrats. Furthermore, most Americans think kids who have not been vaccinated should not be allowed to attend public school. CBSN ‘Measles parties’ certainly are a bad idea, wellness officials warn Health officials are warning parents against so-known as ‘measles parties.’ CBSN’s Elaine Quijano and Michelle Miller explain what they are, and wh.Lorne Parnes is normally a Professor in the Division of Otolaryngology -Mind and Neck Surgery and Clinical Neurological Sciences at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. He’s also the Medical/Medical Director of the LHSC cochlear implant program, and site chief for the Department of Otolaryngology at the University Medical center site of London Health Sciences Centre in London, Ontario. Dr. Parnes received his award at a ceremony held this week as part of the AAO 2012 Annual Meeting, held in Washington, DC. The award is offered to doctors in recognition of considerable meritorious program through the presentation of instructional programs, scientific papers, participation on AAO committees, or in an Academy leadership placement.