Category: Health

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Herd immunity: Fact or fiction?

Immunizations and vaccinations are heatedly debated between the anti-vaccination movement and most healthcare providers. One of the key arguments for vaccination is herd immunity. Herd immunity is...

Graphic shows areas of the brain affected by autism, which stems from abnormal brain development; new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates say 1 in 68 U.S. children has autism spectrum disorder. MCT 2012

Seeing the able, not the label

The Center for Disease Control says one in 68 children born in the United States will be identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). According to the University...