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According to data released by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, in the week that ended last Saturday, 11 more children died from the H1N1 influenza virus. In a typical flu season, ...
by Doctor RJ
Comment Count 1182 comments on Sat Oct 17, 2009 at 10:24 PM PDT with 630 Recommends
I'm not one for sensationalism but this title stands. The issue at hand is important enough, and I feel strongly enough about it, that I'm willing to be over the top. Except I don't think I'm being ...
by bottlerocketheart
Comment Count 2014 comments on Wed May 06, 2009 at 06:24 AM PDT with 606 Recommends
The doctor who sparked the scare over the safety of the MMR ...
by Doctor RJ
Comment Count 782 comments on Sat Jan 30, 2010 at 07:09 PM PST with 490 Recommends
Point point ...
by rexymeteorite
Comment Count 242 comments on Mon Feb 02, 2015 at 10:00 PM PST with 413 Recommends
Despite what you think is happening when you read antivaccination blogs, most people in the developed world vaccinate their children. And in the relatively undeveloped world, they are demanding ...
by SkepticalRaptor
Comment Count 353 comments on Thu Jun 19, 2014 at 12:27 PM PDT with 268 Recommends
This week’s hot Internet story was Julia Ioffe writing in The New Republic about her whooping cough. [Mention on DK FP ; Volokh Conspiracy ;
by Andrew Lazarus
Comment Count 276 comments on Sat Nov 16, 2013 at 05:43 PM PST with 252 Recommends
The practice of good science requires an open mind. Experiments and studies preformed may confirm what one suspects, or they may completely discredit an hypothesis. Further for any new theory to be ...
by Something the Dog Said
Comment Count 430 comments on Mon May 24, 2010 at 06:45 AM PDT with 250 Recommends
From the AP, via MSNBC.com: WASHINGTON -- A special vaccine court ruled against parents with autistic children Thursday, saying that ...
by turnover
Comment Count 738 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2009 at 08:31 AM PST with 231 Recommends
I regard them having a supreme sense of entitlement, that only their choices matter. The risk they run is only low when pretty much everyone else is vaccinated. To avoid a negligible risk from a ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 284 comments on Sat Jan 31, 2015 at 11:01 AM PST with 227 Recommends
This child shows a classic day-four rash with measles. About five months ago, I wrote a piece about how the interaction of information and ...
by Doctor RJ
Comment Count 343 comments on Mon Feb 02, 2015 at 07:00 PM PST with 202 Recommends
UPDATE Most important : Please share this post on Facebook, Twitter and/or other social media you use. Thanks. Second : Many thanks to the folks at Community Spotlight for promoting my post. ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 272 comments on Fri Jun 08, 2012 at 03:04 PM PDT with 195 Recommends
Measles Measles is one of the leading causes of death among young children even though a safe and cost-effective vaccine is available. In 2013, there were 145 700 measles deaths globally –
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 273 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 04:38 AM PST with 172 Recommends
The antivaccine movement is deeply immoral.
by PalMD
Comment Count 424 comments on Sat Nov 07, 2009 at 07:20 PM PST with 158 Recommends
because now Rand Paul is making the same remarks as Chris Christie. http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/elections/rand-paul-vaccines-can-lead-mental-disorders-n298821 In an interview with the network ...
by pat of butter in a sea of grits
Comment Count 143 comments on Mon Feb 02, 2015 at 02:33 PM PST with 153 Recommends
CNN is reporting today that of the 159 measles cases so far, 92% were from children who were either unvaccinated or whose vaccination status is unknown. "This is very bad. This is horrible," said ...
by OllieGarkey
Comment Count 201 comments on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 08:40 AM PDT with 139 Recommends
At last count, the Disney measles outbreak is at 114 cases, with one who took Amtrak in New York state while contagious. It's time for some serious proposals to deal with this and prevent future ...
by G2geek
Comment Count 160 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 12:46 PM PST with 136 Recommends
For my previous post on this topic go here. My daughter has been very ill since last weekend so we took her to the doctor on Monday, and told them of the information from her school that a case of ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 92 comments on Sat Jun 23, 2012 at 02:07 PM PDT with 132 Recommends
John Cole via politicalcartoons.com I'm a hard line, strong supporter of vaccinating children. I ...
by Greg Dworkin
Comment Count 138 comments on Sat Feb 07, 2015 at 03:52 PM PST with 119 Recommends
Original article found at Skeptical Raptor's Blog. If you read a news article, Google a scientific topic, or watch TV, you'd think that some scientific principles were actually being debated by ...
by SkepticalRaptor
Comment Count 76 comments on Wed Jun 25, 2014 at 01:09 PM PDT with 107 Recommends
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R)
by David Nir
Comment Count 176 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2015 at 10:04 AM PST with 104 Recommends