With Drinking, Parent Rules Do Affect Teens’ Choices

May 31

 

As teenagers mature into their senior year of high school, many parents begin to feel more comfortable about letting them drink alcohol. But new research from brain scientists and parenting experts suggests loosening the reins on drinking may not be a good idea in the long run. And, researchers say, parents’ approach to addressing teen drinking does influence a teen’s behavior.(NPR Webisite)

The damage of the anti-vaccination movement – latimes.com

Feb 05

The damage of the anti-vaccination movement – latimes.com.

Here you have it. The La times  has an article. I found the comments at the end of the article enlightning as well. The anti vaccine comment declared a lack of information the article and quoted that DPT has thimerasol. But, in fact it does not anymore. MMR never did since it is a live vaccine.  Look at the rest of this post for interesting other information…

Wakefield ‘failed to act in interests of children’ – Guardian newspaper – Thursday 28 January 2010 

General Medical Council finds Andrew Wakefield, who linked MMR with autism, failed in duties as responsible consultant

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2010/jan/28/mmr-doctor-fail-children-gmc

Other articles of interest:

MMR: Why we should follow US policy on vaccinations – http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/mortarboard/2009/feb/10/mmr-vaccination-measles

Time to regroup on autism – by Alison Singer at CNN.com –http://edition.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/02/03/singer.autism.study.vaccines/

Ms. Singer isco-founder and president of the Autism Science Foundation. She has a daughter and an older brother with autism

Lancet accepts MMR study ‘false’ – February 2, 2010 Nick Triggle, BBC News http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8493753.stm