Being Anti-Vaccine Is Tiring
December 8, 2021
I am a mother, who was previously in the grips of the anti-vaccine movement. I was first introduced to the idea of not vaccinating during my first pregnancy in an online mom’s message board.
How Effective Are Childhood Vaccines?
September 12, 2016
Modern vaccines are very effective. But nothing is 100% effective. As people know, children can – sadly – be harmed in a car accident even…
Vaccines and Autism: One Doctor’s Personal Story
October 18, 2015
There has been a lot of talk since 1998 as to whether vaccines cause autism. Though I have been loath to enter this conversation, it…
What the Pneumonia Vaccine Gave Me
December 15, 2014
Few people can say they’re lucky to be alive and actually mean it. I’m one of those people. I was born at thirty-two weeks and,…
Time in a Bottle: Protecting Kids against Pneumococcal Disease
April 18, 2014
In many ways, 1974 was the good old days. Jim Croce was saving time in a bottle and Connect Four sat under almost every Christmas…