A growing body of research shows that nutrition, sleep, exercise and a host of other lifestyle choices can help optimize the immune system. But they are no substitute for life-saving vaccines.
A critical care doctor brings a frontlines perspective to the frustration of dealing firsthand with vaccine hesitancy and discusses the limitations of science and medicine.
It’s not just measles you need to worry about.
We can’t keep blaming the MMR-autism scare – there are other forces at play.
Before the vaccine, we thought measles was a ‘mild’ illness. This is because vaccines drive down the number of people getting the disease while increasing our awareness of the risks.