Respectful Insolence

Archives for November 21, 2008

Leave it to an infectious disease specialist (Dr. Mark Crislip) to dismantle the most recent favorite talking point of the antivaccine fringe, namely “too many too soon,” that deceptive and scientifically ignorant concept that somehow the current vaccine schedule “overwhelms” the immune system of infants, causing all manner of chronic health conditions and neurological problems,…

I had thought about taking the day off after celebrating the 100th Meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle yesterday, but a skeptic’s work is never done, and, besides, my wife’s out of town for a couple of days. Given the choice of television, working on my program’s section of our cancer center core grant or one…