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Anti-Vaccine Movement

There has been a lot of talk about vaccines lately following the current outbreak of Measles in different parts of the U.S.  The latest outbreak has happened because a small but significant amount of people have chosen not to vaccinate their kids.  434 more words

Politics

5 Doctors Absolutely Destroyed Anti-Vax Parents On Jimmy Kimmel Last Night

Since apparently Facebook research is the problem, better share this with your Aunt on Facebook.

Could Polio Make A Comeback In The U.S.?

(CBS) – Measles is back, and that has some people wondering if a more fearsome disease could make a comeback.

Polio has been considered eradicated in the U.S. 366 more words

News

James DePreist's Precipice Garden

I’m looking at This Precipice Garden, a slim volume of 42 poems written by James DePreist. One of my friends gave it to me in 1988. 566 more words

Spiritual Formation

Let’s celebrate the 61st birthday of the polio vaccine

On February 23, 1954, the polio vaccine, developed by Jonas Salk, commenced clinical testing… before the introduction of the vaccine in the mid-50’s, regular polio outbreaks occurred everywhere, even developed countries like the USA and northern Europe.

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Health Economics