vaccinations

Jimmy Kimmel Takes On Anti-Vaxxers (Again) With “Child’s Right To Choose” Video

Last week, Jimmy Kimmel presented a PSA-style video featuring a bunch of doctors delivering a heartfelt, expletive-filled message to parents who refuse to vaccinate their kids. It was pretty magical and…

Robyn Pennacchia | March 3, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Kristen Bell Wants Your Hands Off Her Kids If You Don’t Vaccinate

Bless Kristen Bell for being one of the sanest people in Hollywood. She is publicly speaking out in favor of getting your kids vaccinated, saying she won’t let friends…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 18, 2015 - 10:30 am

Vaccines As The New Wedge Issue: Are Republicans Coming For Our Stupid People?

Ever since the measles hit Disneyland, there’s been a lot of talk about whether or not vaccines ought to be mandatory.

Those who have gone on record as…

Robyn Pennacchia | February 5, 2015 - 9:00 am

Father Of Boy With Leukemia Asks School To Bar Unvaccinated Children

Rhett Krawitt is an unvaccinated child–though not because his parents have any loony beliefs about vaccination causing autism or whatever. He’s unvaccinated because he has been fighting leukemia for the…

Robyn Pennacchia | January 29, 2015 - 9:00 am

Mommie Dearest: The Facebook Crowd-Sourcing Guide To Sleep-Training, Feeding & Vaccinating Your Baby

My Facebook feed is exploding with new babies. Adorable, squishy, big-eyed baby pictures are popping up all over the place, and most of them belong to first time parents. One…

Avital Norman Nathman | January 20, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Men Are Unlikely To Protect Themselves, Or Their Partners, From HPV

An HPV vaccine for men is likely to be approved in the next year, but according to a recent study, men are fairly unlikely to get the shot, even if…

Carrie Wasterlain | June 5, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Gardasil Has Been Gettin’ Some Haters

The Human Papillomavirus, aka HPV, can cause cervical cancer and genital warts. And now it’s possible that the vaccine that guards against HPV, Gardasil, may cause death. Around the world,…

Simcha | June 25, 2008 - 8:00 pm