Tag Archives: Vaccines

Viewpoints: Turning The Tide On Narcotics Starts With A New Model That Doesn’t Include Jail; Border Conditions Without Vaccines Are Ripe For Breeding Vicious Flu

Opinion writers weigh in on these public health issues and others. The New York Times: Ending The War On Drugs  On gritty streets where heroin, fentanyl and meth stride like Death Eaters, where for decades both drugs and the war on drugs have wrecked lives, the city of Seattle is pioneering a bold approach to… Read More »

‘Today Show’ faces backlash after tweet asking if vaccines are safe

One of the “Today Show’s” social media accounts tweeted out a link to an article that had Twitter in an uproar over the way the caption was framed. The tweet, which was quickly deleted, read, “Are vaccines safe? Jessica Biel reignites debate.” Users on the platform were quick to pounce, attacking the show for the… Read More »

Compulsory vaccines are needed to keep measles under control in the UK

21 million children miss the first dose of measles vaccine every yearBSIP/UIG via Getty Images By New Scientist staff and Press Association The UK should consider introducing compulsory measles vaccinations before children start school, according to a team of researchers in Italy. Their analysis of international measles data suggests that current vaccination policies are not… Read More »

Pneumonia Vaccines

If you were around when Bonanza was a phenomenon, you’re of the age where your doctor will probably advise you (or even strong-arm you) to get a pneumonia vaccine. You’ll be told it’s a whole lot more effective than flu shots, it’s harmless, and plus, one dose does it forever. No annual boosters. The fact… Read More »