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Flu Vaccine Benefits Go Beyond Effectiveness of One Strain

There seems to be a lot of speculation recently about how effective the influenza (flu) vaccine will be at preventing cases of influenza this season. It's important to understand...


Vaccine Hesitancy Often Tied to Moral Foundations of Liberty and Purity

Recent behavioral research suggests that there is often a moral difference between people who accept vaccines and people who refuse them.  Parents who are most reluctant to vaccinate appear...


In “The Pathological Optimist” Wakefield Profits From False Hope and a Disproved Autism-MMR Hypothesis

"The Pathological Optimist" follows Wakefield on a cross-country, money-seeking tour targeting parents of children with autism. He isn’t raising money for research on autism’s causes or cures. Rather, he’s...


Evaluating the Safety of Flu Vaccination in Pregnancy

The decision to get a flu vaccination in pregnancy is one that should be based on a complete evaluation of the scientific evidence that is available.


5 Things Expectant Parents Need to Know About Vaccines in Pregnancy

Expectant couples should rely on credible medical sources such as the CDC, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and the American College of Nurse Midwives. Here are...


Comprehensive Vaccine App Available on iPhones and iPads

If you’re looking for a comprehensive source of vaccine information, look no further than The Vaccine Handbook App, now available for Apple iPhones and iPads. This free downloadable App serves...


Autism Expert Agrees: It’s Time to Shift the Focus Off of Vaccines

As the Chief Science Officer at the Autism Science Foundation, Alycia Halladay, PhD, is concerned about the distraction that vaccines have become in the world of autism research.


The 60/40 Factor and This Year’s Flu Season: It’s Not Over Yet

Surveillance data shows that while the flu may have peaked in some areas of the country, flu activity remains elevated throughout most of the U.S. Since flu...


How Fake Vaccine News Is Dangerous to Us All

Fake news is nothing new to vaccine advocates. For years we’ve been countering vaccine misinformation from a large number of sites such as Mercola, Natural News, Age of Autism...


Did the Flu Take Down the Packers & the Steelers in the NFL Playoffs?

In the final weeks of NFL play, as the Green Bay Packers competed against the Atlanta Falcons and the Pittsburgh Steelers took on the New England Patriots, rumors circulated...