Anti-Vax

Measles Exemptions: The New Loophole in Washington State

While Washington lawmakers had good intentions, their actions were largely symbolic, because they overlooked a few issues that will interfere with this law having its’ intended effect. According to the Washington State Constitution, “absolute freedom of conscience in all matters of religious sentiment, belief and worship shall be guaranteed to every individual…” And to that end, the new vaccine exemption form replaced the philosophical exemption with a new box for parent-initiated religious exemption.

In Defense of Pediatricians… (And a Few Words of Advice for Doctors and Other Public Health Types)

In a world where opinion is shaped through social media, a public health strategy based on trying to “educate people” by shoving “facts” in their face when the facts are in dispute is not going to work very well. In reality, it may backfire and produce exactly the opposite result from the one you intended. And that is exactly what is happening here.

2020-05-26T02:38:28+00:00March 26, 2019|Categories: Patient, Physician|Tags: , , |