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Faith in Science

The Measles Outbreak: A Predictable Surprise

Terry Newell | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics
Terry Newell

Vaccination rates in many locales have dropped below the 95-percent level needed for "herd immunity." For too many, it seems, the individual's "right" to avoid vaccination trumps that individual's responsibility to help protect the community's most vulnerable citizens, who cannot be vaccinated due to age or medical condition.

Inheriting Alzheimer's: Research See If Disease Could Be Prevented With Drug Treatment Years Before Dementia Begins

New York Times | Posted 12.04.2011 | Fifty

For the Betancur family, it was a kind of pilgrimage, an act of faith in science. In September, four family members traveled from Medellin, Colombi...