September 2013

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  • Learning Lessons from Measles

    April, 1961 in Baltimore, I went to play with my younger cousin Leon while my mother shopped nearby for birthday party hats, balloons, and other necessities. You see, I would turn seven on May 6th, and a luncheon party for the girls in my class was planned. I had my heart set on a Chatty […]

  • A Science-Based View

    Today, instead of watching Jenny McCarthy make her debut on The View, I will be getting my annual influenza vaccine. As a registered nurse, I have been going in for my flu shot for 14 years now to protect myself, my patients, and society at large. Even though I am expecting my second child, I […]