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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?

  • Vaccine Exemptions and the Law?>

    Vaccine Exemptions and the Law

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Nearly every state allows parents to forego vaccinations for their children due to religious reasons, personal beliefs, or both. Here's a look at the complicated intersection between personal liberty and public health.