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Vaccines

  1. health
    What to Know About the Vaccination Bill Jessica Biel Is OpposingThe actress was recently photographed lobbying against the bill alongside anti-vaxx activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
  2. health
    Measles for the One PercentVaccines, Waldorf schools, and the problem with liberal Luddites.
  3. health
    Measles for the One PercentVaccines, Waldorf schools, and the problem with liberal Luddites.
  4. measles
    President Trump Might Not Be an Anti-Vaxxer AnymoreHey, it’s something!
  5. measles
    President Trump Might Not Be an Anti-Vaxxer AnymoreHey, it’s something!
  6. health
    Teens of Anti-Vaxxers Rebelling by Getting VaccinatedThe catch: Minors typically need parental consent to get a vaccination.
  7. vaccines
    The Major Measles Outbreak Keeps Getting WorseOf the more than 55 people affected across the country, most are children in under-immunized counties.
  8. apologies
    Shrek Writer Apologizes for N-Word TweetThe Pirates of the Caribbean screenwriter says it was a ‘mistake’ using the racial slur when analogizing it to the term ‘anti-vax.’
  9. twitter
    Shrek Writer Argues ‘Anti-Vax’ Akin to the N-Word, Twitter Responds AccordinglyBacklash, as you might imagine, ensues.
  10. global tech
    Solar-Powered Fridges Can Help Stop EpidemicsMuch of the world doesn’t have access to vaccines for one solvable reason: transportation logistics.
  11. science of us
    Shockingly, Free HPV Vaccines Vastly Reduce Cervical CancerAustralia could eliminate the disease within 20 years.
  12. Trump Is Failing to Follow Through on Many of His Worst IdeasBut the Executive branch is still doing damage.
  13. John Oliver Explains the Dangers of Vaccine SkepticismAnd the impossibility of proving a negative.
  14. Trump Health Secretary: States Should Only Require Vaccines If They Feel Like ItGood thing infectious diseases can’t cross state lines.
  15. autism
    Vocal Anti-Vaxxer Claims Trump Asked Him to Chair a Committee on Vaccine SafetyThe transition says Trump would like to create a commission on autism, but no decision has been made.
  16. Anti-Vaxxer Mom Admits She Was Wrong After Her Entire Family Got SickRotavirus made her change her tune.
  17. motherhood
    Anti-Vaxx Doctor Accused of Negligence by the State Medical Board of CaliforniaA doctor known to be anti-vaccine has been accused of negligence after exempting a toddler from vaccination.
  18. motherhood
    More Parents Are Refusing to Vaccinate Their Kids, and That Is Very BadStudies suggest more parents believe vaccines aren’t necessary.
  19. the war on science
    Jill Stein Needs to Shut the Anti-Vaxxers DownShe’s not endorsing them, but she is encouraging them.
  20. Presidential Candidate Who’s Also a Doctor Is Skeptical About VaccinesCome on, Jill Stein.
  21. Pregnant Women Need a Whooping-Cough VaccineBut often they’re not told about it.
  22. herpes
    A Herpes Vaccine Is in the WorksPlease let this work.
  23. complete and utter garbage
    Anti-Vaxxers ‘Expose’ New Hoax: 12-Year-Old Boy Who Made Pro-Vaccine Viral VideoThe real enemy is … a child.
  24. vaginas
    Researchers Are Testing a Vaccine for Toxic Shock SyndromeThey’re already moving on to the second phase of clinical trials.
  25. cannes 2016
    De Niro Is Making His Own Vaccines Documentary“The whole vaccine issue is a real one. It’s big money. So I’m glad it got attention.”
  26. man vs. nature
    Non-Vaccinators Don’t Care If Other People DieNew research finds that many recent epidemics happened in areas where people are unvaccinated by choice.
  27. gender neutal
    Why Are So Few Boys Getting the HPV Vaccine?They’re at risk, too.
  28. man vs. nature
    We Need to Stop Acting Like Nature and Medicine Are EnemiesA new study finds that the words health-care providers use matter a lot.
  29. needles
    Does the HPV Vaccine Work? Yes. Yes It Does.So can we stop the debates?
  30. awkward topics
    Squeamish Docs Not Giving Ringing Endorsement for HPV VaccineSome don’t want to talk about preteens having sex — but experts say that’s the wrong approach anyway.
  31. 2016 gop primary debate
    Asking a Childhood Vaccination Expert About the GOP Debate Will Donald Trump’s or Ben Carson’s opinions on vaccines infect the general populace?
  32. vaccines
    Can Twitter Help Explain Anti-Vaxxers?A new research effort hopes so.
  33. anti-vaccination
    On Vaccines, Some People Trust Random Internet Comments More Than the CDCBad news for the fight against anti-vaccine hysteria.
  34. Politicizing the Vaccination Fight Could Make Things WorseIt will only drive vaccination rates lower.
  35. animal kingdom
    Is the Anti-Vaccination Movement Spreading to Pet Owners?More pet owners may be skipping shots as vaccine denialism creeps into veterinary medicine. 
  36. health
    What Anti-Vaccinators Are Saying Online About the Disneyland Measles Outbreak From blaming the media and the medical industry to expressing frustration and concern.
  37. the national interest
    Of Course Rand Paul Thinks Vaccines Might Cause AutismHe’s not a doctor, but — wait, he actually is a doctor. My God.
  38. the national interest
    Chris Christie: Scientists Have a Point About Vaccines, But So Do Crazy PeopleTeach the controversy.
  39. conspiracy theories
    Watch a Good 2-Minute Debunking of Anti-Vaccine Autism NonsenseThese conspiracy theories have serious consequences.
  40. Needle-Phobes, Medical Science Is On the CaseResearchers are developing more needle-free vaccines. But for now, here’s how to cope.   
  41. The Chain Gang
    Chili’s April Autism Awareness Partnership Draws Sharp CriticismCritics say the well-intentioned benefit is actually funding a “pseudoscientific” group.
  42. stds
    HPV Vaccine Might Not Protect African-American WomenIt covers strains more commonly found in white women.
  43. sex ed
    HPV Vaccine Working Better Than ExpectedNot all adventurous women do. 
  44. panic-demics
    Health Workers Free to Contract Swine Flu If They PleaseA civil rights victory.
  45. panic-demics
    Health Care Workers Prefer Just One Flu Vaccine, ThanksGetting the H1N1 vaccine doesn’t advance any “social interest,” apparently – except for the obvious not-getting-everyone-sick interest.
  46. science
    HIV Vaccine Trial Shows Modest SuccessIn a massive trial in Thailand, those who took a vaccine were 31 percent less likely to contract HIV.