Health

How to talk to anti-vaxxers

When Rachel Alter started off as a graduate student, she expected to investigate epidemics, bioterrorism and disease eradication. But her focus started to shift after she began chatting with anti-vaxxers—people opposed ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Three ethical reasons for vaccinating your children

Across the country, billboards are popping up suggesting that vaccines can kill children, when the science behind vaccination is crystal clear – vaccinations are extremely safe.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fighting the vaccine wars on the side of science

More lives have been saved by vaccines than any public health initiative, save clean water – yet millions of people worry that vaccines are a threat to themselves and their children. Such fears result in vaccination rates ...