Public Health

The Christian Case for Vaccinating Children
July 01, 2015

Christians are obligated to sacrifice for others. A needle pinprick and a little soreness are relatively minor.

If Anti-Vaxxers Want a Revolution, They Just Might Get One
February 03, 2015

Mass illness often causes massive political change.

Why Voluntary Vaccines Would Never Work in America
February 03, 2015

It works in Europe. Here's why it wouldn't work here.

Yes, the Government Can Make You Vaccinate Your Child
February 03, 2015

The courts agree: It's not a violation of your constitutional rights.

Christie's Cynical Appeal to Anti-Vaxxers Is Shockingly Irresponsible
February 02, 2015

Chris Christie wants parents to have more choices. Obama wants them to make the right ones.

We Should Quarantine Everyone Coming From Countries With Ebola Outbreaks
October 16, 2014

"There is a real possibility that the numbers will proliferate more rapidly than expected."

In 1941, We Thought We Were on the Cusp of Eradicating All Airborne Diseases
October 15, 2014

Sometimes hope gets a little ahead of science.

How Scary Is This Ebola Outbreak?
August 10, 2014

An expert on epidemics answers your questions.