By Tara Culp-Ressler on July 16, 2014
"Medical conspiracy theories are widely known, broadly endorsed, and highly predictive of many common health behaviors," according to one study.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on June 23, 2014
A federal judge ruled that schools have a right to ban unvaccinated kids from attending during disease outbreaks.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on June 17, 2014
Nearly 3,500 residents have come down with whooping cough so far this year.
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By Tara Culp-Ressler on June 5, 2014
The United States lags behind Cambodia, Kenya, Rwanda, and Bangladesh.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on June 2, 2014
There aren't any benefits to delaying shots -- but there are some serious risks.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on May 29, 2014
It's not quite halfway through 2014, and the year has already set a record. Federal officials are urging Americans to make sure they get their shots.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on May 8, 2014
As vaccine preventable diseases continue to spread, that's bad news for public health officials.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on April 28, 2014
A government program that provides vaccines for low-income children is responsible for thousands of lives saved.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on April 17, 2014
Measles and mumps, which used to be practically eradicated in the U.S. thanks to vaccines, are now sickening an unusually high number of people.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on April 8, 2014
"If our story makes one parent choose to immunize their children that otherwise wouldn't have, lives can be saved."