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Anti Vaccination

Lydia O'Connor

Do Not Bring Your Kids To 'Measles Parties,' Doctors Warn | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living

California health officials and doctors are strongly urging parents not to intentionally expose their kids to infectious diseases after news broke tha...

Rebecca Klein

These States Don't Require Vaccinations For Home-School Students | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.05.2015 | Politics

Half of U.S. states don't require home-school students to be vaccinated against diseases that include measles, chickenpox and hepatitis B, according t...

Anti-Vaxxers Have Neil deGrasse Tyson Worried

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 02.05.2015 | Science

Neil deGrasse Tyson isn't one to mince words. In recent weeks the celebrated astrophysicist has offered up strong opinions on everything from the ...

(Anti-Vaccination) Ignorance Is the New Black

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 04.06.2015 | Politics
Morris W. O'Kelly

It is now "cool" to be willfully ignorant. Any sentence which begins with "I'm not a scientist," but ends with public policy suggestions regarding it, highlights the point. Ignorance has become a homeowner in America's discourse. It has a seat at the "grown folks" table and is asked its opinion. How in the hell did we get here?

Vaccine Critics On Defensive From Rational People

The New York Times | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living

Their children have been sent home from school. Their families are barred from birthday parties and neighborhood play dates. Online, people call them...

Alarming Measles Outbreak Hits California

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.04.2014 | Healthy Living

A shocking 49 measles cases have been reported in California to date in 2014, up from only four at this same time last year. The outbreak is reign...

Swine Flu Shots Revive a Debate About Vaccines | JENNIFER STEINHAUER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

People who do not believe in vaccinating children have never had much sway over Leslie Wygant Arndt. She has studied the vaccine debate, she said, and...