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What The NHL Mumps Outbreak Teaches Us About Immunity

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 12.26.2014 | Healthy Living

The unprecedented outbreak of mumps -- a contagious and occasionally dangerous virus -- in a professional sports league, the NHL, has led to player qu...

Author Paul Offit On Colbert: 'A Choice Not To Get A Vaccine Is A Risky Choice'

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Paul A. Offit, author of "Deadly Choices: How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us All", was interviewed on The Colbert Report. Offit stated that ...

Autism: Time for Civility

Liane Kupferberg Carter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Liane Kupferberg Carter

On April 2, we will celebrate the third annual World Autism Awareness Day. But there is a war raging within the autism community. Parents are still ...

The Real Health Care Scare

James Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Moore

In all of the vitriol being spewed over a national health care plan, little attention is being directed at the pharmaceutical companies and the potential conflicts of interest involving the doctors doing their research.

NIH Autism Study to Leave No Stone Unturned

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

Now, in one of the largest, boldest studies of its kind, researchers in Philadelphia, Baltimore and Northern California will begin collecting data on many potential risk factors of autism.

DOD and CDC: Our Study Suggests a Possible Link Between Multiple Vaccines and Injury

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

The DOD and the CDC and get their message straight. If they want to convince parents that multiple vaccines might be risky for some soldiers but safe for all little kids, well, good luck.

NEW STUDY - "Mitochondrial Autism" is Real; Vaccine Triggers Cannot Be Ruled Out

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

The December 1st issue of Time Magazine carries a special section on "The Year in Medicine," which mentions the case of Hannah Poling, the young girl ...