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Birth Rate and Infectious Disease: The Imperative of Childhood Vaccination

By: Ian MacArthur

The problem of infectious disease has essentially been solved in First World countries. While the citizens of developed nations may suffer outbreaks of influenza from year to year, epidemics of measles, polio, tuberculosis, and other infectious diseases no longer pose a major threat to these populations thanks to the development of vaccines and antibiotics. 531 more words

Biology

Catching the bug

Infectious diseases are by no means glamorous subjects of conversation; most people avoid the topic like the plague (I’m sorry, I can be partial to the odd pun), and yet infectious disease is quite possibly the most fascinating area of all life sciences. 179 more words

Disease

The Acid EP

Unequivocally my favorite band of the year, The Acid is the product of TeamSupreme collaborator (and my former music professor) Steve Nalepa, LA-based singer-songwriter Ry X, and producer/DJ Adam Freeland.  39 more words

Music

Smiling Is Infectious

Smiling is infectious

Smiling is infectious,
You catch it like the flu.
When someone smiled at me today,

I started smiling too.
I passed around the corner, 60 more words

Random Thoughts

Stanford Research: Video Surveillance Gives Glimpse Into Hand-Washing Behavior

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— Research has shown the best defense against infectious disease is to just wash your hands. Simple enough, right? Well for developing countries the message isn’t getting across. 429 more words

News

Ebola is not a joke!

Hi Y’all !!!Thank God for weekends!lol. Hope we all had a great week? Thank God.
  Ohk so I know most of us have heard about this virus threatening Central Africa and now, West Africa but if you haven’t then you may find this piece useful. 287 more words

General

April Already!?

Hello again everyone!

Considering I’m a third year university student, you would think that I would be used to this whole ’3 months of school + exams’ thing by now, but every semester just seems to fly by faster than the last.   875 more words