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Anti Vaccine

Even More Parents Are Refusing To Vaccinate Their Kids

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.06.2016 | Healthy Living

A decade ago, the first vaccine against human papilloma virus was administered in Australia to help prevent several deadly cancers, including cervical...

Controversial Anti-Vaccine Film Cut From Tribeca Finds Studio To Back Distribution

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 03.30.2016 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Cinema Libre Studio has announced it will distribute the controversial documentary "Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe,"...

Measles Reported In One Of California’s Most Unvaccinated Counties

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 04.04.2016 | Healthy Living

Measles results in 146,000 deaths worldwide every year. The school is closed because of the diagnosis. The county has one of the state's lowest v...

New Study Shows Just How Dangerous It Is To NOT Vaccinate

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 03.15.2016 | Parents

Measles -- a disease that was completely eliminated in the United States 15 years ago -- has captured national attention recently, thanks to outbreaks...

6 Questionable Health Trends We'd Like To Leave Behind In 2015

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.16.2017 | Healthy Living

As the year comes to a close, it's time for one of our favorite traditions, saying goodbye to questionable health trends we'd like to leave behind in ...

Heartbreaking Video Of Baby With Whooping Cough Has Strong Message About Vaccinations

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 11.17.2015 | Parents

An Australian mom has issued a powerful statement about vaccinations with a heartbreaking video of her baby. Mom Rebecca Harreman posted a video on Fa...

Scientists Confirm There's Nothing But Misinformation On Anti-Vax Sites

LiveScience.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.04.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, Contributing Writer Published: 11/04/2015 09:34 AM EST on LiveScience Many websites that promote unscientific views about va...

Lydia O'Connor

Do Not Bring Your Kids To 'Measles Parties,' Doctors Warn

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

HIV-Related Breakthroughs, Habits and Statistics Point to Need for Preventive Medicine Education

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Wren Collins

The solution to combatting the ignorance and rising numbers of HIV infected individuals will always come down first and foremost to the practice of preventive medicine, which begins with education.

Diseases and Demagogues

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 12.13.2014 | Politics
Richard J. Rosendall

It is difficult enough to confront resurgent diseases without an explosion of unhinged conspiracy mongering.

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...

Radar Online Makes Big Mistake With Jenny McCarthy -- and Then Hits Delete

Paul Raeburn | Posted 03.09.2014 | Media
Paul Raeburn

Radar Online published a curious story Saturday that led with this: "Jenny McCarthy wants everyone to know that her son WAS diagnosed with autism and she's never thought otherwise." But this wasn't just a simple error: Radar made almost every error it's possible to make.

Study Finds 12 Percent of U.S. Parents Force Their Children to Smoke

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Orin Levine

Leaving one's children unvaccinated will put them at a higher risk of contracting a preventable disease, but that possibility is commonly underestimated by parents in developed countries.