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The vaccine debate has been one of the most controversial subjects in recent years.

Measles outbreak promotes discussion on vaccines

April 9, 2019

Three-hundred and fourteen individual cases of measles were recorded between January and March of this year in 15 states across the country. Of the 157 cases recorded in Rockland, New York, 82% had not gotten a measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine. It’s been 2015 since the last American died of measles.  The disease was declared eliminated from the U.S. in 2000. Even more startling is that 81 flights traveling in the U.S. in the past year had at least one person on board with measles. Why is this a problem? If one person in the vicinity is infected with measles, 90% of...

People start receiving vaccinations at roughly 12 hours of age, and continue to receive them throughout their lives.

Vaccinations are not one-size-fits-all

October 25, 2017

Vaccines are a norm for today's society. Those who are not vaccinated are often stereotyped as uber-spiritual or hippie-like. This is not always the case. The choice to...

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