May 25, 2018



  • Vaccine Phobia
    Be Well

    Vaccine Phobia

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    There is absolutely no scientific support for the notion that vaccines cause autism. But all sorts of unfounded rumors about vaccines abound, especially on the Internet. Don't believe the hype.

  • How Biases Affect Vaccine Decisions

    How Biases Affect Vaccine Decisions

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Subtle cognitive biases can affect parents' decisions about vaccinating their children, according to research by UC Berkeley psychology professor Tania Lombrozo. We posed several questions to her about one such bias, called "omission bias."

  • Flu: Building Community Immunity
    Wellness Tip

    Flu: Building Community Immunity

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Aside from protecting you against the flu and its complications, getting vaccinated if you're under 65 helps protect older people in your community—even those who are vaccinated themselves, according to new research.