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Problems with Deisher's study— Part I: The numbers

If someone were to ask me to critically appraise the scientific merits of a study arguing that birth control usage caused earthquakes by changing the mating behaviors of fish, I might have had an easier time than I did with Dr. 2,560 more words

You Can Be the Pro-Life Parent of a Fully Vaccinated Child

Most parents vaccinate their children, and most do so because they trust their doctors and because it seems like a reasonable course of action. After all, no one enjoys having a sick child, and very few parents want to see the return on polio and measles. 1,178 more words


CDC Numbers Show Chicago Students Behind Peers In Vaccinations

(CBS) — Chicago school students return to classes Tuesday and one new analysis shows they may already be falling behind their peers in an important area. 298 more words


Viral infections in pregnancy

There are a number of viruses that can impact the fetus should a pregnant woman become infected.  It is important for GPs to understand the potential harm various viruses can cause both the fetus and pregnant woman.  112 more words

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IVF Orientation

Well, our IVF Orientation is complete! Well sort of…

Our nurse was such a perfect match for me. Super chatty, funny and informative. I got to ask her a ton of questions and she answered them in detail. 553 more words

Rubella and I

Fifty years ago, in the dog days of August 1964, I was a midterm fetus in some amount of danger.

The German measles, or rubella, was sweeping across the United States. 612 more words