Steve Silberman’s Neurotribes was the recipient of this year’s Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-fiction writing and the first winner classified as a science book to do so. 944 fler ord
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Attention people! I have an announcement to make.
Vaccines are wonderful things that help prevent you from getting deadly illnesses like Tetanus (Which kills 200,000 newborns a year in developing places without the vaccine), and Measles (Which kills 400 people a day in developing places without the vaccine.) 926 fler ord
There was once a time when hygiene was scarce, medical treatment consisted of religious leaders performing rituals, and disease was rampant. Thankfully, humanity has lifted itself out of the Dark Ages with the rise of the most successful public health program in history; immunization. 437 fler ord
Say this for the anti-vax clown car: it never seems to run out of new punchinellos to climb inside. If it’s not scientific fabulist Andrew Wakefield, he of the fraudulent study that got the whole vaccine-autism myth started, it’s Jenny McCarthy, she of the supposedly vaccine-injured son whose autism was cured in part by—yes!—a gluten-free diet because, um, gluten is bad, very bad. 657 fler ord