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Vaccine policy: Another brick in the wall

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The vaccine controversy reveals some of our darkest shadows and deepest fears. When we face limits of human knowledge as experienced with the complexity of modern medicine, we often fall back on the power of belief. When we battle over beliefs, we create monster storms that cannot be tamed. The tightening vaccine laws are . . . → Read More: Vaccine policy: Another brick in the wall

Pertussis: know the vaccine, the epidemic and your rights

Like most parents who received the vaccine alert this spring, I thought my child would be ousted from school without the whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine or “Tdap” booster. The letter, like many others across California, did not explain that parents have a choice in this matter. California is one of 20 states that allow vaccine . . . → Read More: Pertussis: know the vaccine, the epidemic and your rights