Measles outbreak in United States and Europe: The dangerous result of science-denial

Measles outbreak in United States and Europe: The dangerous result of science-denial

The measles virus is untreatable. In about 30 percent of affected patients, many of whom are infants and children, complications can lead to blindness, as well as pneumonia and inflammation of the brain—both of which are potentially fatal. Despite the availability of a safe and effective vaccine, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […]

Scare Tactics and You

Scare Tactics and You

Picture, if you will, the following scene: The subject is at a medical facility, getting an injection he doesn’t want. He is screaming, wailing, thrashing. Nobody is giving him anything for his pain. Nobody is helping him at all. The medical professional holds the squirming patient down while steadying the needle. Her assistants in the […]