Contagious disease




  • 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?

  • Vaccines Save More than Lives?>

    Vaccines Save More than Lives

    by Amanda Z. Naprawa

    The life-saving benefits of vaccines are well established, but that's not their only advantage: Immunizations can save a whole lot of money, too. Our expert blogger Amanda Naprawa explains.