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Can We Celebrate Vaccinations?

I’m a mum. I’m busy. So far so cliched. I don’t know if it’s true but there are plenty of people who would argue that my generation of parents have more stress, more demands packed into our limited head space, than any before. 674 more words

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Bat-Sh*t Crazy Fear Porn - Compliments of Your Caring Government and Idiots in the Mainstream Media

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What the F— is happening to this country?

California hospitals face a ‘war zone’ of flu patients — and are setting up tents to treat them – via the… 838 more words

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More On Shingles

Readers wanting to know more about some topics  pose very good questions. My original magazine column about immunization to prevent shingles (September 2011) generated enough reader mail to warrant another column sharing some of the answers. 1,154 more words

February webinar to address Michigan's vaccine waiver education policy

What’s the point of Michigan’s vaccine waiver education requirement?

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Since 2015, Michigan parents have had to attend education sessions at public health offices if they want their unvaccinated or under-vaccinated children to attend school or daycare. 237 more words

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The flu vaccine is only about 30% effective but you should get it anyway

Flu season is upon us, and hitting hard. That’s one reason American health officials are urging people to get vaccinated.

Some media reports have speculated that this year’s flu shot will only be about 10% effective for Americans, based on results seen in Australia during its flu season. 331 more words

A Strange Itch, Trouble Breathing, Then Anaphylactic Shock

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/04/magazine/a-strange-itch-trouble-breathing-then-anaphylactic-shock.html?_r=1

A Strange Itch, Trouble Breathing, Then Anaphylactic Shock

By LISA SANDERS, M.D. JAN. 4, 2018

“I can’t breathe,” the woman panted, her voice a husky monotone. 1,527 more words

Activism

7 Vaccinated With Flu Vaccine DIE From Flu In Santa Barbara

This year’s flu spectacle is showing no indications of letting up, at least not from the media’s perspective. Daily reports on “death tolls” which are being blamed on the flu continue to make headlines. 276 more words