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Vaccine Hesitancy

  • Statistics for deaths from measles in Samoa as of 12-4-19

    Learning from the Tragedy in Samoa

    In 1956, a team of social scientists led by Leon Festinger finished a book called When Prophecy Fails. Sixty years later, this book is still considered a classic in the field.…

  • NDs for Vaccines Represent at the AANP Conference

    This year the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians hosted their annual conference in San Diego on July 12-14, 2018. I am happy to report that there were 4 speakers providing a…

  • Aluminum in Vaccines: A Re[Al]ity Check

    “Does that have aluminum in it?” My patient asks. She practically spits out the word, aluminum. I have just finished cleaning the dog bites on both her hands, and I am…

  • 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…

  • Research Perspectives on the Flu Shot Part 3 (the elderly)

    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…