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Preventative Medicine (INACTIVE)

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  • Jenny McCarthy on 'The View': Trust doctors, not stars, on vaccines

    Jenny McCarthy on 'The View': Trust doctors, not stars, on vaccines
    Those watching Jenny McCarthy's debut on ABC's "The View" this morning should keep in mind one thing: She's not qualified in the least to give you advice on vaccinating your children. McCarthy, the model and TV personality who moonlights as the anti-...
  • Rotavirus vaccine for infants protects others too, CDC study says

    Rotavirus vaccine for infants protects others too, CDC study says
    The infants who get the rotavirus vaccine aren’t the only ones who benefit. New research shows that older children and even adults were less likely to be hospitalized with the gastrointestinal virus after the vaccine was introduced in the U.S. in...
  • Jenny McCarthy on 'View': A new forum for discredited autism theories

    Jenny McCarthy on 'View': A new forum for discredited autism theories
    Comedienne turned Playboy centerfold turned autism advocate Jenny McCarthy may not have a medical degree like Dr. Mehmet Oz. But she has publicly embraced some medical opinions that are even more flimsily supported by scientific evidence than some of...
  • It works: HPV vaccine reduces infections by 56%, CDC says

    It works: HPV vaccine reduces infections by 56%, CDC says
    The HPV vaccine may be controversial, but it works, new research shows. The rate of HPV infection among teenage girls dropped from 11.5% in the “pre-vaccine era” to 5.1% in the “vaccine era,” researchers from the Centers for...
  • Pictures in the News | August 26, 2013

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins near Yosemite National Park, where thousands of firefighters on Monday entered a 10th day of trying to slow the pace of the massive Rim fire as it spreads across dry, rugged terrain near Yosemite, threatening thousands...
  • It's official: Jenny McCarthy will join 'The View'

    It's official: Jenny McCarthy will join 'The View'
    Jenny McCarthy will officially be joining “The View” as co-host, Barbara Walters confirmed Monday on the ABC talk show. “We love her because she’s fun and uninhibited and opinionated enough to help us begin the latest chapter...
  • Typhoid Mary case may be cracked, a century later

    Typhoid Mary case may be cracked, a century later
    When Typhoid Mary died in 1938, in medical exile on a tiny New York island, she took untold numbers of Salmonella typhi to her grave. No one knew how the bacteria managed to thrive and not kill her. A team of microbiologists from Stanford University and...
  • How California escapes the Lyme disease curse: Lizards!

    How California escapes the Lyme disease curse: Lizards!
    What if ticks were an endangered species? Would we preserve critical habitat for them? Fund a captive-tick breeding program? It would be hard for me, as a hiker and dog owner, to summon any sympathy for these disgusting little pests. If they were gone,...
  • Why greed may offer an evolutionary advantage

    Why greed may offer an evolutionary advantage
    Religion and science have long had disagreements — from Galileo, who was tried for teaching that the Earth was not the center of the universe, to battles over teaching evolution in public schools. But when it comes to greed, religion and science...
  • Report: Jenny McCarthy in talks to join 'The View'

    Report: Jenny McCarthy in talks to join 'The View'
    Centerfold-turned-anti-vaccine-crusader Jenny McCarthy is in talks to join “The View” as a co-host, according to a report in Us Weekly. McCarthy, 40, has been a frequent guest co-host on the long-running daytime talk show and is rumored to...
  • Hilary Koprowski dies at 96; developed oral vaccine for polio

    Hilary Koprowski dies at 96; developed oral vaccine for polio
    Hilary Koprowski, a Polish-born researcher who developed the first successful oral vaccine for polio, has died. He was 96. Koprowski died of pneumonia April 11 at his Philadelphia home, said his son, Dr. Christopher Koprowski, a radiation oncologist....