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Let's honor Elvis and the lives he saved by supporting vaccines
Tue, Aug 16, 2016, 6:30 AM
The day that Elvis died (assuming he did) – 39 years ago today, Aug. 16, 1977 – was a pretty big deal. Not as well remembered...
Are we really still talking about Wakefield's autism con?
Wed, May 25, 2016, 6:30 AM
We seem to be living in the age of the con. In a time when facts, well, they don’t seem to matter very much, do they? We’ve moved...
Autism’s history and future
Thu, Sep 10, 2015, 6:30 AM
The history of autism, as you’ll learn from Steve Silberman’s excellent and important new book Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism...
New Jersey's vaccination loophole
Tue, Sep 8, 2015, 6:30 AM
There was a time when parents lived in fear of contagious disease. Polio, measles, German measles, whooping cough, diphtheria, tetanus, smallpox...
Life, liberty, and the right to infect others with measles: Rand Paul on vaccination
Mon, Feb 9, 2015, 6:30 AM
Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky confirmed his membership in the “doctors who shouldn’t have gone into politics” club with his comments...
Chris Christie, vaccinologist? Measles expert?
Fri, Feb 6, 2015, 6:30 AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is rightfully taking a drubbing this week for his comments about the measles vaccine and his claim that parents...
Blaming moms for vaccine trends
Wed, Sep 24, 2014, 6:30 AM
Across the country, worries about children’s vaccination rates have accelerated in light of outbreaks of measles and pertussis and the...
Pertussis (whooping cough): Not just for kids
Fri, Sep 19, 2014, 6:30 AM
An over-60 adult I know recently got a pertussis vaccine shot at a medical checkup. The next day, driving past my local pharmacy, I saw signs...
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