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Dear Anti-Vaxxers: I Believe in Western Medicine Because it Saved My Life

As someone who has had both leukemia and measles as an indirect result of chemotherapy, I'm a firm believer in Western medicine (though I do enjoy organic kale juice from time to time). Watching the vaccination furor from afar, I've been thinking about the connection between this debate and the two First Nations girls from Ontario who opted to have "natural" therapies to treat their Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia instead of proven chemotherapies.

Mai Duong's Going Home!

Mai Duong had expected to be home by Christmas.  After months in hospital, the 34-year-old mother, who is fighting a very public battle against leukemia, was told she would be well enough to leave he...