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Jenny McCarthy Speaks Out on Vaccination Views

Even though The View panelist Jenny McCarthy has long argued that vaccinations are linked to autism, which has earned her the “anti-vaxxer” label, the former Playboy model claimed that she is pro-vaccinations in a piece published in The Chicago Sun-Times …

Jenny McCarthy Criticized For Vaccination Beliefs

On Thursday, Jenny McCarthy took to her Twitter profile to chat with her fans. Little did she know that she would soon be slammed by those fans for her decision not to have her children vaccinated. “What is the most …

Jenny McCarthy Harassed for Anti-Vaccination Views

Jenny McCarthy, currently a co-host on the daytime talk show The View, asked her Twitter followers on air to answer the question “what is the most important trait you look for in a mate?” and to tweet their answers with …

New Flu Vaccine: No More Needles?

It’s not an easy thing to own up to, but a lot of people are afraid of needles. The dreaded “shot” has kept many an adult out of the doctor’s office. Even as we tell sobbing little kids that it’s …

Pig Virus Makes Its Way From the U.S. to Canada
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A deadly virus known as porcine epidemic diarrhea (PEDv) is spreading among hog herds in Canada and is said to be affecting two provinces. The pig virus, which was tested positive in the United States last May, has now made …

Measles Still a Threat Worldwide, Says CDC

Though measles has been conquered in many parts of the world through the use of vaccines, the infection still poses a risk to global health, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). …

Flu Vaccinations Are Up, But Not Enough
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While the days are getting a little shorter and cooler, there’s something lurking around the corner that takes away from the fall bliss–flu season. Flu shots are now available at many medical offices and pharmacies, and during a news conference …

Heart Disease Risk Lowered by Flu Vaccine, Study Says

New studies show that the flu vaccine might play an important role in reducing the risk of heard disease, including the risk of a heart attack or stroke. Researchers from Toronto this week unveiled the research at the 2012 Canadian …

Health Pros Upset At YouTube ‘Misinformation’
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If you’re getting your health information solely from YouTube, then it may be time to let some of the harsher Darwinian aspects of life take their course. Nonetheless, Canadian health researchers are aghast at the "misinformation" spreading via the user-generated video site.