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Is Jenny McCarthy Afraid Of The Truth About Autism?

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Iris Erlingsdottir

My aunt will never forget that day in 1975, when her 20 month old daughter woke up from a nap, crying petulantly. The child seemed to be having diffic...

Vaccinations: Still Amazing After All These Years

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Let's not confuse sound medical practice with making healthy choices on a visit to Whole Foods, especially since the assumption that vaccines aren't pure and natural is inaccurate.

A Decade Of Questioning Harm And The Autism-Vaccine Connection

Shelley Hendrix Reynolds | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Shelley Hendrix Reynolds

For over a decade, I've relentlessly searched for answers to the connections I believe exist between my son's autism and vaccines he received.

Vaccines Important for Children's Health

Rep. Louise Slaughter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rep. Louise Slaughter

Making sure that school age boys and girls are up to date on their vaccinations isn't fun, but it's absolutely necessary for the public health and the health of the child.

Health Care Policy by HuffPo Celebrities - Don't Attack Me!

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stanton Peele

Because I can't avoid trouble, I'll point out that the HuffPo has been a principal outlet for the argument that there is a gigantic plot to foist lead (thimerosal)-based vaccines on children.

Don't Risk Going Unvaccinated

Paul A. Offit, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul A. Offit, MD

If parents choose not to vaccinate their children, not only do they put their own children at risk, they put others at risk as well.

A Response to Sally Pipes

Holly Robinson Peete | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Holly Robinson Peete

By using vaccines, we've been able to eradicate such diseases as smallpox, polio and measles. But the mercury used for decades as a preservative in the vaccinations is poison, pure and simple.

Measles Cases Rising In Chicago

Chicago Public Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Federal health authorities revealed yesterday that Chicago lags behind the state and the country in childhood vaccinations. Many kids don't get their ...

US Measles Cases Highest In A Decade Due To Vaccination Fears

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA — Measles cases in the U.S. are at the highest level in more than a decade, with nearly half of those involving children whose parents r...

A National Day of Social Action for Health Care

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

There are 9.4 million uninsured children in America today and millions more are underinsured. Ensuring they have affordable access to timely health care is smart policy.

"It's Bulls**t!" Jenny McCarthy Takes None Of It Where Autism Is Concerned, Even If She Is On TV

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 07.16.2013 | Media

Yesterday was World Autism Awareness Day, and as part of CNN's week-long programming for autism awareness Larry King dedicated the full hour of his pr...

WHO Smacks Down NYT For Violating Press Embargo

Fishbowl NY | Neal Ungerleider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

he World Health Organization plays hardball (of sorts) with journalists who run afoul of them. Here's what happened... In a November 29 piece, Celia ...