The Different Types of Vaccines – Explained

You probably know that vaccines prevent life-threatening diseases. You may also know that some vaccines are only given to children, (i.e. Chickenpox and MMR - Measles, Mumps, and Rubella) whereas others require you to make repeat visits to the doctor's office through adulthood, for 'boosters' (i.e. TdaP - Tetanus, Diphtheria, and acellular Pertussis). Why are... Continue Reading →

So, why am I starting a blog?

Are you interested in science, public health, and/or health policy? Do you want to learn more about any of these topics? Have you recently paid $63 for a one-time read of a jargony article in a scientific journal? I'm hoping you answered "Yes" to questions 1 and 2, but praying "No" to question 3. (I'd... Continue Reading →

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