vaccines

healthcare

Twitter's New Vaccine Feature Won't Stop Anti-Vaxxers

Twitter joins Pinterest, Facebook, and YouTube in trying to filter out vaccine misinformation online. But will it be enough?
Shayla Love
5.15.19
vaccines

Anti-Vaxxers Are Paying Doctors for 'Fake' Vaccine Exemptions in California

California law bars parents from citing personal or religious beliefs to keep from vaccinating their children. Now parents are turning to doctors who write medical exemptions liberally and sometimes for cash.
Barbara Feder Ostrov, Kaiser Health News
4.3.19
vaccines

Unpacking the Connection Between Vaccines and Fetal Tissue

Is it true that the chickenpox vaccine is "derived from" aborted fetal cells?
Susan Rinkunas
3.19.19
vaccines

Measles Hits Especially Hard Within New York’s Orthodox Jewish Community

There are more measles cases in New York right now than in the widely publicized outbreak in Washington state.
Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
3.8.19
bees

The First-Ever Insect Vaccine Is Designed to Protect Bees from Devastating Diseases

The Queen eats the vaccine, and then passes on the immunization to further generations.
Bettina Makalintal
12.11.18
STDs

Three Ways to Get the HPV Vaccine if You’re Over the Age of 26

A leading sex researcher told us how he navigated the ridiculously challenging process.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
9.27.18
Ugh

Doctors Are Less Likely to Recommend the HPV Vaccine for Boys

Not getting the human papillomavirus vaccine could leave them at greater risk of developing certain cancers.
Jesse Hicks
3.30.18
HPV

Why It Matters If HPV Caused Your Head or Neck Cancer

Doctors are finding that some patients can be cured with way less treatment.
Shayla Love
1.12.18
Meducation

Having an Egg Allergy Isn’t a Reason to Skip the Flu Shot

The flu vaccine is safe for people with egg allergies, say multiple expert groups.
Jesse Hicks
12.19.17
immunity

This Is How Scientists Decide What Goes In Your Flu Shot

Your flu shot is one of the world's most educated guesses.
Knvul Sheikh
11.15.17
Doctor's Note

Doctors Shouldn’t Get Fired for Skipping the Flu Shot

I should have the basic right to an informed decision, too.
Jalal Baig, MD
11.3.17
Unscrewing Ourselves

Gay Men Should Get the HPV Vaccine

I am 31 years old and I paid out of pocket to get Gardasil.
Matthew Terrell
10.31.17
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