• Vaccine Phobia?>
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    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.

  • Should Schools Require Vaccines??>
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    Should Schools Require Vaccines?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Bioethicist Jodi Halpern, MD, PhD, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley–University of California, San Francisco Joint Medical Program, weighs in on the question of whether it's ethical to allow unvaccinated children into public schools.

  • Shingles Vaccine: Two More Benefits?>

    Shingles Vaccine: Two More Benefits

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Getting vaccinated reduces the risk of developing shingles by as much as two-thirds and reduces the severity of an outbreak if one does occur. And it may save you grief in two other ways as well, according to recent research.