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  • Measles Update

    On Thursday, I spent a big part of my morning doing something I had hoped I would never have to do in my career. I put in place a set of…

  • The Flu Vaccine and Pregnancy

    The evidence is overwhelmingly clear: influenza vaccination during pregnancy helps prevent severe adverse events. It is not 100% effective, but when combined with simple measures such as good hand hygiene and…

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    Mumps: Why Bother Caring?

    Oh man, mumps! Washington State is in the midst of a mumps outbreak. We weren’t the first (Arkansas has about 2500 cases), but we’re giving it our best effort! So far…

  • Thinking Through the Vaccine Schedule

    Here’s the scenario. You’ve got a newborn, or you’re going to have one soon. You’ve heard about vaccines. You were vaccinated as a kid and you turned out fine, but the…

  • Research Perspectives on the Flu Shot Part 1 (Healthy Kids)

    Our guest contributor is Dr. Joshua Goldenberg, a naturopathic physician, professor, researcher, and creator of Dr. Journal Club. He has presented nationally and internationally on evidence-based medicine as well as probiotics…