December 18, 2018

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  • Fecal Transplants and the FDA

    Fecal Transplants and the FDA

    by David Tuller, DrPH

    Gastrointestinal infections with the drug-resistent bacteria C. difficile have become epidemic in health care settings. An odd-sounding treatment, fecal transplants, appears to help, but how should the government be regulating it?

  • Why Don't Parents Trust Vaccines?

    Why Don't Parents Trust Vaccines?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Why do some parents doubt vaccines—even amid strong evidence that not vaccinating is dangerous? Sharon Kaufman, PhD, chair of the Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, weighs in.

  • Flu Shot: Does Time of Day Matter?
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    Flu Shot: Does Time of Day Matter?

    by Jeanine Barone

    It might, according to a recent study in the UK, which found that getting vaccinated in the morning may rev up the immune system more than when the vaccine is given later in the day.

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