Over the next weeks Huffington Post will feature a diverse range of responses to Jonathan Safran Foer's controversial new work of non-fiction, Eating Animals.
We were lucky to catch the infection early enough to get the kids on Tamiflu. But there is no sign of a vaccine in sight, and now it's too late anyway.
People in Washington get increasingly dedicated to better public service, often via the Net. In September 2009, the CDC launched a three-month text m...
Despite the avalanche of publicity he's received in recent weeks, the virus dismissed charges that he's a publicity whore.
For those perplexed by the vaccine debate, here's a brief guide to a basic issue underlying this long-standing controversy: biological individuality. If properly understood, it can reconcile two opposing views.
Policies skewed toward the maximization of profits for health insurance and, quite possibly, pharmaceutical companies, may not be good for American families.
It's quite legitimate to ask about the evidence for the importance of vaccinations. But getting vaccinated or not is not simply a personal decision. It affects your family and everyone you associate with.
Where is our collective panic about climate change? Our energy consumptive lifestyles do not blink in the quake of devastating floods, receding glaciers and starving children.
This flu season, American families are getting the message loud and clear: handwashing can save lives this year by preventing the spread of swine flu....
People don't trust science like they used to. A Pew Research Center poll says that only 27 percent of Americans think our greatest achievements are in science - down from 47 percent a decade ago.
There is a lot of fear-mongering about the dangers or effectiveness of vaccines, particularly swine flu vaccine. But if you look at the sources of this information, they come from less than credible sources.
Joe Torre used to say about the 1996 Yankees that "everyone wants to be the hero, but no one wants to talk about it." Left unsaid in sports is that nobody wants to be the goat.
More research needs to be done on the companies supplying the vaccines for the troops. They and their well-connected investors are subsidized by the government, which supplies troops for human testing.
Less than one-third of New Jersey residents are planning to be inoculated for swine flu according to a Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll ...
It's looking very much like we're facing an epidemic of Vitamin D deficiency, with potential grave consequences.
There is little evidence that flu vaccines are effective in preventing the flu, says one of the world's leading expert on influenza vaccines.