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  • Measles and the Vaccination Debate

    February 04, 2015

    There is an outbreak of measles in the United States, and along with it, a renewed debate over mandatory vaccines for preventable diseases. President Obama, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, and too many pundits to list have all weighed in. All claim they are simply trying to protect children, and support the parents who love them. What is just rhetoric though, and what are the facts? ... Read more

  • Are Adults Protected From Measles?

    February 03, 2015

    Measles is back in the United States. More than one hundred cases of the illness are now confirmed, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say they are “very concerned” about the possibility of a large scale outbreak. ... Read more

  • Preventable Diseases Not Being Prevented

    December 30, 2014

    California is suffering through the worst outbreak of pertussis (whopping cough) in almost 70 years. While at the same time, the National Hockey League’s season is in jeopardy as 20 players so far have tested positive for mumps. ... Read more

  • Emerging Infections in Children

    May 05, 2014

    Emerging infections are inevitable, but will hospitals and health professionals be able to keep up and identify them before they harm our most vulnerable population?... Read more

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