How an Anti-Vaccine Group Undermined A Lyme Disease Vaccine

The United States isn’t just at risk for outbreaks of measles, mumps, rubella, smallpox, chickenpox, polio and other deadly diseases, it is also at risk for an outbreak of another deadly illness: lyme disease. Forbes published a very interesting article today that reveals why the US does not have a lyme disease vaccine. Radio and…

Kat Von D Isn’t Against Vaccines Except When She Is

Poor Kat Von D, she keeps digging her hole much deeper trying to lessen the damage done from her disclosing on social media on how she would raise her child. What she did not count on, as one blogger at Hollywood Gossip points out, is that the boycott effort over Kat Von D’s maternity choices…

Kat Von D Will Kill Her Baby

Tattoo artist Kat Von D is in hot water with her fans. Buzzfeed News points out the recently pregnant make up mogul elected for a midwife, an at-home water birth and intends to raise her child vegan and vaccine-free. After her announcing these lifestyle changes and disclosing her anti-vaccination views, she experienced back-lash with a…

15 U.S. Cities Identified as Anti-Vaccine “Hotspots”

A new study published in the Public Library of Science Journal suggests more children are vulnerable to contagious diseases resulting from a number of metro areas nationwide that have large amounts of non-medical exemptions for vaccination. According to USA Today, 15 metropolitan areas in 12 to eighteen states (like Arizona, Minnesota, North Dakota and Utah)…

Canadian chiropractors accused of spreading anti-vaccination theories

British Columbia, Canada’s provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, has called for disciplinary action to be taken against the vice president of British Columbia’s chiropractic college for a video he posted on Facebook claiming fruit juices are more effective at fighting disease than vaccines. Jassal’s doing so, Dr. Henry states, not only violates the college’s…