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  • Anatomy of an Anti-Vax Screed

    Every few months, we see another prominent anti-vaccine activist circulate a document that purports to be a scientific document proving that our current administration schedule is dangerous. Every time one of…

  • Vaccination Policy and the Igon Value Problem

    One of the unmistakable patterns in the public forum debates on vaccination safety and vaccination policy is that the trained health care professionals tend to line up on one side, while…

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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…

  • Announcement: NAPCP adopts immunization position

    By an overwhelming majority, the membership of the Naturopathic Academy of Primary Care Physicians voted to approve an immunization position paper in support of the ACIP schedule. Here is an excerpt…