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Combating Misinformation About Vaccines

Working in health care requires me to constantly help the doctors educate and inform those who seek treatment.  Patients are always missing the forest for the trees, focusing on some minor possibility while ignoring obvious larger causes for diseases. 1,206 more words

Ethics And Morality

Invisible Mikey reblogged this on Invisible Mikey and commented:

I wrote this almost three years ago. This year, it's measles, but everything in the article is just as relevant. Vaccines do not "overwhelm" the immune system. Compared to what drugs you have to take AFTER getting sick do, they are a gentle tweak that teaches your body to identify and kill viruses that otherwise can reproduce and cause great discomfort, sometimes death.

Giving MMR Vaccine Early To Protect Children Against Measles

As the number of measles cases tied to the Disneyland outbreak continues to rise, parents are growing concerned about possible measles exposure in children who are not yet old enough to receive their first dose of… 879 more words

Preventable Diseases

Contagion: The MMR Vaccine Will Not Stop the Measles Outbreak From Spreading


As many of you are aware, the measles outbreak continues to spread into multiple states. With 70 confirmed cases now reported, and contradicting information as to whether a vaccination will stop the virulent disease, it is time to begin preparing for yet another possible epidemic in the United States. 134 more words


The Needle and the Damage Done.

I think every autism parent whose child is a non-responder wonders at some point… why? Maybe I just haven’t found the right treatment, yet. Maybe I didn’t try the right thing long enough… Maybe the damage was just too much, too bad, non-reversible. 1,716 more words

Autism Wars

Frequently Asked Questions About Measles

With the recent measles outbreak at Disneyland, many people have had questions about the spread of measles in the U.S. Here are some the most frequently asked questions the CDC has received about the disease. 377 more words


Disneyland Measles Outbreak: Should You Be Concerned?

Measles was declared eliminated from the U.S. in 2000, but every now and then we hear about an outbreak in this country. Typically it goes something like this: 1,436 more words

Measles Outbreaks

Measles California Outbreak 2015: Infographic

With the recent measles outbreak in California — the state’s largest outbreak since the elimination of measles in 2000 — we thought it would be good to share some important statistics about the measles and the immunization that prevents the illness and outbreaks like these.