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'Chickenpox Parties' for Parents Wary of Inoculations

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'Chickenpox Parties' for Parents Wary of Inoculations

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'Chickenpox Parties' for Parents Wary of Inoculations

'Chickenpox Parties' for Parents Wary of Inoculations

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Oregon is experiencing a growing phenomenon of "chickenpox parties" — events where parents wary of getting their kids inoculated against chickenpox knowingly expose them to infected children to build immunity.

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