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Fiorina: Mother Worried About ‘Aborted Babies’ Shouldn’t Have To Vaccinate Kids

Fiorina even proudly retold the story of how her daughter refused to get her own daughter the HPV vaccine.

August 14, 2015
Photo: Vials of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine are displayed on a counter at a Walgreens Pharmacy on January 26, 2015 in Mill Valley, California (AFP/Justin Sullivan)

California’s Measles Outbreak Is Over, But Vaccine Fight Continues

Legislation in Sacramento intended to induce more parents to get their children the measles vaccine and other shots stalled this week amid an outcry from anti-immunization forces who said the government should not tell parents what to do.

April 18, 2015

Study Links Disneyland Measles Outbreak To Low Vaccination Rates

Researchers now say that anti-vaxxers are to blame for the Disneyland Measles outbreak.

March 16, 2015

What Makes Rand Paul Strange

Senator Paul has demonstrated why no true libertarian will ever be president.

February 10, 2015

Endorse This: Ben Carson vs. Rand Paul!

The vaccine-paranoia controversies have gotten so bad that Ben Carson is now actually one of the more sensible people around, delivering an important rebuttal to fellow potential 2016 candidate Rand Paul for his scaremongering. (Though on the other hand, Carson does have his own nutty idea about the measles outbreak!)

Click above to watch Carson slam the “anecdotal” and “debunked” kind of vaccine horror stories that Rand was pushing — then watch this video!

February 9, 2015

The Secret Knowledge, Just Ignorance By Another Name

Vaccine truthers aren’t alone — Americans have long believed in inane conspiracy theories.

February 9, 2015
Photo: Vials of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine are displayed on a counter at a Walgreens Pharmacy on January 26, 2015 in Mill Valley, California (AFP/Justin Sullivan)

Generational Ignorance On Vaccines Affects Us All

Why young Americans haven’t wrapped their heads around the critical importance of vaccination.

February 7, 2015

Rise Of The Know-Betters: Just The Facts About Anti-Vaxx

Cut through the noise and get the facts about vaccines.

February 4, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Chris Christie, Rand Paul, And Measles

Potential 2016 contenders Chris Christie and Rand Paul got some unwanted attention on the late night shows.

February 4, 2015

Anti-Vaxxers Coming Out Of The Woodwork On The Right

There’s an outbreak on the right wing — of paranoia against big government vaccinations against terrible diseases.

February 3, 2015

Late Night Roundup: From Deflated Fooballs To Deflated Truth

With the Super Bowl coming up, the late night shows had a last look at the under-inflated footballs scandal.

January 30, 2015

Late Night Round-Up: Vaccines Getting Their Shot

Larry Wilmore highlighted the ultimate ‘First World Problem’: Vaccine deniers.

January 28, 2015

Top 7 Vaccines: Essential For Adults — And Vital To Public Health

If you think immunization shots are just for kids, think again.

December 9, 2014

U.S. Faces Worst Measles Outbreak In 20 Years

By Tony Pugh, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — After declaring in 2000 that measles had been eliminated from the U.S. through a successful vaccination program, government officials now say the number of confirmed cases has reached a 20-year high as people who get the disease abroad bring it back to America. Unvaccinated residents in the U.S. […]

May 29, 2014

Massive Blast Of Measles Vaccine Wipes Out Cancer

By Dan Browning, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS — Stacy Erholtz was out of conventional treatment options for blood cancer last June when she underwent an experimental trial at the Mayo Clinic that injected her with enough measles vaccine to inoculate 10 million people. The 50-year-old Pequot Lakes mother is now part of medical history. The cancer, […]

May 15, 2014