Mmr Vaccine

How To Protect Your Child From Measles

The Huffington Post Canada | Alyson Schafer | Posted 05.04.2015 | Canada Parents

Recent measles outbreaks in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia have sounded alarm bells for parents. Is my child safe? What should I be doing? What...

10 Facts You Need To Know About The Measles

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 04.28.2015 | Canada Parents

Last month, the measles outbreak in California Disney parks sent parents into a flurry of panic. So far, 151 people from 17 U.S. states have been infe...

The MMR Vaccine Still Doesn't Cause Autism According To New Study

AFP/ Relax News | Posted 04.23.2015 | Canada Living

(Miami, United States-AFP) - Yet another scientific study has found no link between autism and the vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), a...

How I Talk to My Patients About Vaccination

Brian W. Rotenberg | Posted 04.29.2015 | Canada Living
Brian W. Rotenberg

Every day when I see patients in my surgical clinic, some are offered a procedure to help them feel better. Whether it is a minor surgery like a tonsillectomy, or something larger scale such as tumor resection, I have a full discussion with the patient regarding the benefits and risks of doing "something." Each time I go over the common minor risks of an intervention and the exceedingly rare, but potentially very serious risks that can occur. I also review with them the risks of doing "nothing" - of what may happen if they don't have surgery. Vaccination is no different.

The Problem With Studying Autism and Diet

Michael Kruse | Posted 09.09.2013 | Canada
Michael Kruse

While it is understandable that the public is interested in the ongoing story of why ASD patients have so many problems with their gut and diet, we cannot leap beyond the conclusions from one study and overgeneralise.  This study, like any good science, leaves us with more questions than answers

The Threat of Mass Naivete

Neil Seeman | Posted 01.15.2012 | Canada
Neil Seeman

Among the many global trends are the two Big Nasty Elephants of modernity -- terrorism and pandemic spread. These two challenges to mankind share a common set of unassailable facts: they will both kill on a wide scale; and, for reasons I do not understand, the public is naïve as to the inevitability of such events.