‘Tis the season to be flu-ey, which, for this writer, means following a doctor’s orders. So why does she feel like a pariah for trusting health-care providers’ advice more than web research?
Parental-rights supporters span the full political spectrum. But the movement’s rhetoric on vaccinations, guns, and spanking, are more dangerous than they initially appear.
We're infuriated with the parents who aren’t vaccinating their kids. But what about the doctors enabling—or, like Dr. Bob Sears and Dr. Jack Wolfson, actually promoting—their ignorance?
Anti-vaxxers tend to be well-off and well-educated. And far more interested in the well-being of their kids than yours.
Hungry for newsstand sales and clicks, tabloids and online mags are sensationalizing medical research, and, with increasing frequency, getting the information dangerously wrong.