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- Preventing prematurity: the importance of getting screened for Chlamydia
- Ther-Rx skips ACOG: the people have spoken. But can we do more?
- What does replacing the word retarded with intellectual disability accomplish?
- Cigna’s automatic denials: asshattery in action
- ACOG’s double standard on Makena: denouncing Ther-Rx but taking advertising dollars
Monthly Archives: September 2010
Premature babies are at increased risk for complications related to influenza and those with chronic lung disease and/or neuromuscular disorders (like cerebral palsy or hypotonia) are at highest risk. For example, if a child with chronic lung disease (like BPD) … Continue reading
We don’t need vaccines to stop infectious diseases. We need to eat better, bolster our immune system naturally. This is a common battle cry of those who proselytize about the dangers of vaccines. They say eating healthy is the way … Continue reading
How did the idea that vaccines are dangerous, toxin-filled CDC experiments metastasize so quickly from the fringe to the main stream? Keep in mind that not only have vaccines been scientifically proven to be safe, but that some of the … Continue reading
Talking about vaccines nowadays seems to be more explosive than discussing abortion or the death penalty. That’s pretty incredible when you think about it, because abortion and the death penalty are really social and ethical issues and vaccine safety and … Continue reading
Issues with phys. ed. class have started to surface. I knew it was just a matter of time. Oliver asked, “Why am I always the slowest?” It is true. He is slower than the boys. Slower than the girls, even … Continue reading
In yesterdays posting I discussed the efficacy of the flu vaccine for parents and other adults who are around preemies. Studies suggest that the nasal spray (live attenuated vaccine) is less effective than the shot for healthy adults ages 18-49. … Continue reading