An Interview With Vaccine Expert Dr. Paul Offit

Vaccine expert Dr. Paul Offit is the author of the new book Deadly Choices: How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us All. I talked with Dr. Offit about why you shouldn't have chickenpox parties, the realities of vaccine-preventable diseases, the importance of herd immunity, why it is unethical to run studies featuring vaccinated versus unvaccinated children, and just how extensively the autism-vaccine hypothesis has been debunked. ...more
Agreed - fantastic interview and I need it.  These are things I struggle with often with young ...more

Get That Woman a Sticker: my vaccine decision journey

I did something I never thought I’d do, especially after all the letters I’d written, the calls I made, the interviews I had, not to mention shoving my post-partum body in a pre-pregnancy suit, strapping my three-month old baby to my chest and hoisting a stroller down the steps of the state Capitol, to testify against this vaccine mandate in front of the Senate Health Committee. ...more

Should the Vaccine Schedule Change for a Special Needs Child?

I did something I never thought I’d do, especially after all the letters I’d written, the calls I made, the interviews I had, not to mention shoving my post-partum body in a pre-pregnancy suit, strapping my three-month old baby to my chest and hoisting a stroller down the steps of the state Capitol, to testify against this vaccine mandate in front of the Senate Health Committee. ...more