by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on July 1, 2014 Updated: July 7, 2014
"This report should give parents some reassurance."
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on June 16, 2014 Updated: June 16, 2014
Talking to Megan Abbott about her new novel, The Fever, and why everyone is so afraid of what teenage girls will do.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on June 5, 2014
The United States lags behind Cambodia, Kenya, Rwanda, and Bangladesh.
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by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on June 2, 2014
There aren't any benefits to delaying shots -- but there are some serious risks.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted 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 Posted on March 17, 2014 Updated: March 19, 2014
If public figures are actually invested in efforts to prevent autism, they should be encouraging Americans to drive their cars less frequently.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on March 13, 2014
Add the football player and the reality TV star to the list of people advancing the thoroughly debunked notion that vaccines may cause autism.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on February 25, 2014
The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending simple steps to protect at-risk children from suicide.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on February 19, 2014 Updated: February 19, 2014
Even though the U.S. virtually eradicated measles back in 2000, pockets of unvaccinated individuals are spreading it again.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on January 31, 2014 Updated: January 31, 2014
Advances in vaccines have virtually eradicated over a dozen once-common diseases in the U.S. -- but this type of progress is only possible if people actually get their shots.