OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Bad Ideas on Television: An Antivaccination "View"
Jenny McCarthy has been hired as a "personality" on "The View," ABC's morning TV show, and this is, most likely, a very bad thing.
It will give her a platform from which to proclaim bad ideas, prim... Posted on 7/22/13 at 4:43 PM
NDAD INSIGHTS Kids with disabilities among flu season's most vulnerable
Another flu season is fast approaching, and there's a new caution forcertain people with disabilities -- children with disabilities, in particular.
Federal health officials are using a study of the 2... Posted on 8/29/12 at 11:45 AM
HEALTHBEAT What's behind the whooping cough epidemic?
Many people in the western Minnesota communities of Dawson and Boyd must have been surprised when pertussis, or whooping cough, broke out in 1998. I remember it well, especially for the concern it cau... Posted on 7/27/12 at 9:26 AM
NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS Shots: Basketball and tetanus
Curious about whether or not you need a tetanus shot before you help sandbag?
Officials from the NDSU Student Health Service and the State Health Department say that floodwaters will not increas... Posted on 3/24/09 at 10:01 AM
A small study conducted by federal scientists shows Novavax Inc.'s experimental vaccine against swine flu, produced in just weeks versus several months for standard methods, is effective in animals, the company said this morning.
Researcher says world will see another flu pandemic someday The problem researchers are having in getting a grasp on swine flu is a little like the story of Tantalus who, according to Greek mythology, was doomed to stand in a pool of water underneath a fruit tree with low braches. When Tantalus reached for fruit, the branches rose above his grasp, and the water receded whenever he bent down for a drink. Dr. Gregory Poland, director of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group, said these mythological problems are a good way of explaining the problems of overcoming flu pandemics.
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