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Autism Speaks Alters Position On Vaccines

Original post from Disability Scoop

‘………By MICHELLE DIAMENT  February 9, 2015

Amid concerns about measles, the nation’s largest autism advocacy group has updated its stance on vaccines and autism, but remains mum on whether it will fund further studies on the issue. 422 more words

Disability

Call To Action: Help the American Red Cross Vaccinate Against Measles!

By Red Cross volunteer Emily Esposito

With the recent outbreak of measles in the United States, vaccination and disease prevention has become a topic of discussion in the news, medical communities and living rooms across the county. 226 more words

Red Cross

Call To Action: Help the American Red Cross Vaccinate Against Measles!

By Red Cross volunteer Emily Esposito

With the recent outbreak of measles in the United States, vaccination and disease prevention has become a topic of discussion in the news, medical communities and living rooms across the county. 227 more words

Red Cross

Norman McAlister Gregg and the Discovery of Congenital Rubella Syndrome

Our last posting (1) reviewed key facts about mumps and rubella; the other two viruses targeted by the trivalent MMR vaccine. The current posting tells how, in 1941, Australian ophthalmologist, Norman McAlister Gregg (1892-1966), discovered a link between rubella infection of a woman during pregnancy and her baby suffering from severe birth defects. 1,428 more words

Anecdotes

The Vaccine Debate of 2015

A great debate has recently flared in the media over the last several months. It is over vaccinations and whether parents have the right to refuse them for their children. 649 more words

Art Music

Rubella: Oh No!

Jumat minggu lalu, say memang pulang agak cepat, karna sudah hampir seminggu keluar kota untuk kegiatan dinas. Rencananya mau Jumat sorean sama Katya dan mamanya – eh iya ada kok kayaknya ceritanya di post beberapa hari lalu. 255 more words

Plant Bargains of the day.

So today, we ventured out to a few of the garden centres near us, although it still very early i was optimistic we may get a couple of plants to add to our recently revamped garden, to my surprise we grabbed a couple of bargains. 47 more words