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Tuesday April 9, 2019

New York mayor orders measles vaccination

This is what it has come to: Mandatory measles vaccines were ordered today in an area of New York City because the number of measles cases has become a threat to public health.

Friday April 5, 2019

It's all about preventive medicine, and vaccines are a prime example

Quick quiz: What’s better for our health and well-being? Quitting a smoking habit, or getting treatment for emphysema? Learning to be more active and eat healthfully, or taking medications for Type 2 diabetes and risking the disease’s terrible complications?

Tuesday April 2, 2019

All parents should have the right to know about their children's safety

Parents should always have easy access to crucial information that affects their children’s health. That includes the ability to learn which schools appear to have the highest rates of vaccinated children, and which schools might have dangerously low vaccination rates.

Tuesday March 19, 2019

New bills result from troubling measles outbreaks

Alarmed by what is now by far the largest measles outbreak in the country this school year, and inspired by a young man who got himself vaccinated as soon as he was legally able, legislators in New York State are considering bills to enable more vaccinations for kids.

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