Thursday October 5, 2017
The news is unsurprising, but nonetheless disturbing: Research published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) indicates that the increase in measles cases in the United States, and outbreaks in recent years, are mostly caused by declining rates of vaccination.
Thursday September 28, 2017
The facts are all on the side of vaccines. The science has been done many times over, and it clearly shows that vaccines save millions of lives every year. They do not cause autism. Any side effects are uncommon and almost always minor. Why, then, does it seem so hard to persuade people who are hesitant or skeptical about immunization?
Thursday September 21, 2017
Who would have guessed that vaccines might play a key role – several key roles -- in reducing our reliance on antibiotics?
Thursday September 14, 2017
The number of Texas parents who file non-medical exemptions to avoid vaccinating their school-age children continues to inch upward disturbingly, the latest figures from the state show.
Tuesday September 12, 2017
There are so many things to be concerned about when it comes to natural disasters like Tropical Storm Harvey. So many ways to prepare, and to recover.