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  • mad scientist

    This measles and Zika thing, it’s madness, I tell you. Madness.

    There were 189 reported cases of measles in the United States in 2015. This was considered a major epidemic and a huge news story, and it was used to justify renewed efforts by…

  • Maurice Hilleman

    Maurice Hilleman Was No Hero

    Here’s a classic quote from Paul Offit, MD of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: I think Maurice was an unappreciated hero. He is really arguably the developer or…

  • Andrew Wakefield

    Ah, It Was the Measles in the Gastric Mucosa!

    Dr. Andrew Wakefield was trained as a gastroenterologist. The basis for his now “debunked” (not true, by the way) clinical research paper in 1998 pointing to a possible link…

  • bogeyman

    ISIS Bogeyman Syndrome

    The reason it is important to get it right (and not go off all half-cocked) with regard to analyzing and understanding the true motives behind Omar Mateen’s killing rampage…

  • badasssheep

    The Bad Ass Sheep Theory of Immunity

    Most of you have heard about the so-called “herd immunity” theory of immunity. Well, forget it. It’s a myth. Yeah, I know I know, what about all those doctors, scientists…