Skeptic Check: Vaccines: Give 'Em Your Best Shot

Monday 30 November 2009

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As the anti-vax campaign rages, parents are just saying “no” to vaccines. But now the incidence of childhood diseases such as whooping cough are on the rise.

A number of studies have refuted the link between vaccines, autism and other chronic conditions, yet the anti-vaccine movement continues. Find out why. Also, how the media have irresponsibility framed the debate.

Plus, we panic over plague, sweat about swine flu, but don’t think twice about jumping in a car and roaring down a crowded highway at 70 mph. Discover why most of our health worries are overblown.

It’s Skeptic Check… but don’t take our word for it!

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This episode was tagged with: vaccines autism health infectious disease

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