Posts Tagged: vaccines

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Castro and My Cold War Childhood

Though a half a century apart, November now marks the death of two Cold War icons. Just four days after the anniversary of the assassination of President John Kennedy, his nemesis Cuba’s Communist leader Fidel Castro has died at age

illustration Fidel Castro cigar Mad Magazine

Castro and My Cold War Childhood

Though a half a century apart, November now marks the death of two Cold War icons. Just four days after the anniversary of the assassination of President John Kennedy, his nemesis Cuba’s Communist leader Fidel Castro has died at age

vintage picture dr visiting sick child 1950s

The Measles Crisis of October

I remember a time, not so long ago, when measles were just a memory. Now the political debate over measles and vaccines has exploded creating a stand-off between those supporting vaccines and the anti vaxxers. The last time politics and

vintage picture dr visiting sick child 1950s

The Measles Crisis of October

I remember a time, not so long ago, when measles were just a memory. Now the political debate over measles and vaccines has exploded creating a stand-off between those supporting vaccines and the anti vaxxers. The last time politics and

Measles illustration

The Validity of Vaccines

Voluntary vaccinations …really? The reality of vaccines is clear. They are safe. They are lifesaving. Those who are  venomously opposed to vaccines are clearly relying on Mickey Mouse science. How else to explain the current outbreak of measles – that

Measles illustration

The Validity of Vaccines

Voluntary vaccinations …really? The reality of vaccines is clear. They are safe. They are lifesaving. Those who are  venomously opposed to vaccines are clearly relying on Mickey Mouse science. How else to explain the current outbreak of measles – that