• 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…