It is now "cool" to be willfully ignorant. Any sentence which begins with "I'm not a scientist," but ends with public policy suggestions regarding it, highlights the point. Ignorance has become a homeowner in America's discourse. It has a seat at the "grown folks" table and is asked its opinion. How in the hell did we get here?
Like many moms, I am often so worried about wrapping presents, preparing the holiday dinner and making sure everyone is happy that making sure everyone is healthy doesn't always make it to the top of the list.
As a mom, I understand the importance of keeping yourself and your family as healthy as possible. There are many different precautions you can take to stay on top of your family's health, and these tips are just a few ways you can get started.
If we would get the Ebola vaccine that exists somewhere in the future, then we need to examine our reasons for not utilizing the vaccines that exist right now.
Ignorance, false claims to expertise and scientific illiteracy are threatening our children's health.
In older children and adults, its early symptoms mimic the common cold. But after those symptoms resolve, pertussis causes
One of the most important goals of any parent is to keep their baby healthy and safe. But what if there's something parents didn't know they should be doing? What if it could mean the difference between life and death?
By Kevin Murphy Sept 5 (Reuters) - Whooping cough has reached epidemic proportions in Texas and could hit a 50-year high
Sarah Michelle Gellar joins HuffPost Live to talk about "The Crazy Ones" and why she wants Flo from Progressive to guest star.
Actress Sarah Michelle Gellar joins Ahmed in-studio to discuss why she feels that working with Robin Williams has made her into a better mother.
Officials warn that schools are not the only place where infection can spread from person to person. The age of pertussis
Over the following years, 458 children from Minnesota came down with whooping cough. The rate of new cases rose from 16 per