Category Archives: Vaccinations

Just a Little Conflict of Interest

This is news? Academics who promoted the use of antiviral drugs in the media during the 2009-10 H1N1 flu pandemic were eight times as likely to have links with the drug industry as quoted academics who didn’t comment on their … Continue reading

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Vaccinations & Informed Consent

When it comes to the matter of vaccinations, informed consent often seems to fall by the wayside. We’ve noted this before with respect to the annual flu shot hype. The dominant media message insists on how important it is to … Continue reading

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About That Flu Vaccine…

Remember the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad flu season folks were so freaked out about only a month or so ago? Remember the urgency with which we were all told to go get a flu shot? How that was … Continue reading

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2012 Flu Season Hits New Hypes

Sampling flu-related headlines, one thing you can be sure of: the hysteria continues. The epidemic may be easing – or not. There’s a vaccine shortage or not. (Taking no chances, Delaware has lifted its Thimerosal ban, mercury exposure be damned.) … Continue reading

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It Takes More Than a Virus (Flu Shots 2012)

An updated version of a post we originally ran last September. The more things change… It’s that time of year again: The annual insistence on flu shots. Last year, we were told to get vaccinated because, even though the vaccine … Continue reading

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Biosis 35: Aging Cells & Biological Medicine & More

The November 2011 issue of Biosis, our quarterly newsletter, is now online! In this issue: JoAnne’s Motivational Minute: Nostalgia Connects There are a couple of quotes I’ve seen bouncing around online, both attributed to Doug Larson and both defining nostalgia. … Continue reading

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Why Doesn’t Everyone Exposed to the Virus Get the Flu?

It’s that time of year again: The annual insistence on flu shots. But wait! This year, there’s a twist! In an unusual turn of events, this year’s flu shot is exactly the same as last year’s, but experts say you … Continue reading

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