vaccine myth

November 24, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving traces its origins back to the Pilgrims—those hardy pioneers who arrived on the shores of North America and, against difficult odds, carved a nation out […]
November 24, 2022

An amazing Thanksgiving proclamation by a President of the United States of America

What a surprise it is, to those of us with modern sensitivities, to read this amazing Thanksgiving proclamation—especially since it was released by the President of the […]
November 23, 2022

A Thanksgiving prescription for you and yours!

My Thanksgiving prescription for you and your family is to try a simple five-minute exercise every day between Thanksgiving and Christmas. I liken it to taking […]
November 23, 2022

The Gratitude Antidote

There are many ways to develop a positive attitude, but one easy way to begin is with the habit of giving thanks. Here’s an excerpt on […]
November 22, 2022

Tuesday Patient Stories – Kissimmee Tales Chapter 9B – The Journey

For the next few months, I’m excerpting chapters from the first of two books about my early years in family medicine in Kissimmee, Florida – The […]
November 22, 2022

Go healthy, not hungry for Thanksgiving dining

The holiday season means you’ll be faced with a seemingly endless buffet of food temptation. While some people simply give in and eat too much, others […]
November 21, 2022

Treat yourself well during the Thanksgiving holiday

The holidays can be physically, emotionally, and financially overwhelming. So take care to avoid letting the stress of the season get you down during this Thanksgiving […]
November 20, 2022

Sunday Note – Thanksgiving over the loss of a child???

A dear woman, who I don’t know and have never met, Stephanie Anderson, recently lost her little boy, Isaiah, in utero. She has penned a beautiful […]
May 28, 2008

Vaccine Myth #7: Vaccines Weaken the Immune System

Natural infection with certain viruses can weaken the immune system. So when children are infected with one virus, they can’t fight off other viruses or bacteria […]
June 4, 2008

Vaccine Myth #8: A Preservative Contained in Many Vaccines Harms Children

In 1999, a study revealed that the preservative thimerosal, a mercury-containing compound present in many vaccines, caused several infants to have levels of mercury in their […]
June 12, 2008

Vaccine Myth #9: Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Occur More Often in Vaccinated People Than in Unvaccinated People

Superficially speaking, the statement (Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Occur More Often in Vaccinated People Than in Unvaccinated People) is true. However, it is important to understand why.
June 18, 2008

Vaccine Myth #10: Vaccines, If Administered during the First Two Years of Life, Can Cause Diabetes

One researcher claimed that infants immunized with one dose of Hib vaccine at twenty-four months of age were less likely to get diabetes than if they […]
July 2, 2008

Vaccine Myth #12: The Polio Virus Vaccine Is Contaminated with a Virus That Causes Cancer

Early batches of poliovirus vaccine used in the late 1950s and early 1960s were contaminated with a monkey virus called Simian Virus 40, or SV40. Recently an […]
July 9, 2008

Vaccine Myth #13: Vaccinations are made from aborted babies

This is the end of my 13-week series on Vaccine Myths. I hope the series has been helpful to you. Today, I’d like to address the […]