Tag Archives: Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Do Vaccines prevent Cancer?

This article appeared in KevinMD’s blog and has a very interesting chain of comments.  From just reading the article you would think that certain #vaccines prevent #cancer.  I would like to think that’s true, but nothing is so simple in medicine.  The “cause and effect” relationship to what we do is always the elusive holy grail.  This is somewhat of a brainiac article, so buyer beware!

Ouch! but is it worth the pain?
Ouch! but is it worth the pain?

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The Government Gets It Right!

Supersize Me!
Supersize Me!

Food allergy is a constant source of anxiety to parents of children who could in fact die or suffer a severe reaction to foods.  Believe it or not, the government has done a nice job with information pertaining to public safety, in this case, food allergy in schools.  In case you think I’m kidding about the severity of food allergy, the YouTube link below should change your mind.  The second link from the CDC is the “official word” on food allergy in schools. 

 

http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/foodallergies/index.htm