Measles Outbreak in Europe

A measles outbreak has occurred in Europe and it is being attributed largely to the influence of information spread by the anti-vaccine movement. Sadly, the information the anti-vaccine movement is spreading is proving influential that it is even causing deaths in the United States as well. Never forget that the anti-vaccine movement is an environmentalist…

Anti-vaccine Nurse Fired for Posting Patient Information Online

A Nurse employed at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston was fired after she posted information about a young patient who contracted measles on Facebook. What was also of concern to public health officials was her expressing anti-vaccine views. The anti-vaccine movement is an outgrowth of the environmentalist movement who seeks to kill off humans by…

Kat Von D Slammed (Again) For Anti-Vaccination Stance

On Saturday Tattoo artist, makeup entrepreneur and mom-to-be Kat Von D posted a demonstration of her tattoo-themed eye liner. According to Yahoo News, some of her followers also used the occasion to blast Von D for her anti-vaccination views. Some of the more colorful remarks made were: Omg, love the eye makeup. Whats the name…

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…

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)…

Animal Research Saves Animals Too

A very interesting opinion piece published last Wednesday in The Washington Times. Foundation for Biomedical Research president Matthew Bailey reveals that medical tests conducted on animals don’t just result in medicines and therapies that benefit humans but also to help animals too. According to Bailey. Veterinarians at Tufts University administered an experimental drug to a…