Church Issues Vaccination Guidelines

During 2014, the U.S. experienced a record number of measles cases (644). If current trends continue, 2015 will be even higher. The relatively small number of anti-vaccine advocates have created a big stir, many who claim religious objections. The Seventh-day Adventist Church has reaffirmed it's position on vaccinations. While the guidelines support individual conscience, the church does…

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How to Cause a Measles Epidemic

Much is being written about the current measles outbreak in the U.S.--from both sides. Paul Marantz MD, MPH, an epidemiologist at Albert Einstein College of Medicine says there are five easy steps to cause a measles epidemic: "Raise a generation ignorant about science Allow [irrational] belief to rule the day  Let distrust of government override good judgment…

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