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Tetanus Shots for Texas Hurricane Harvey Flood Victims?

Tetanus Shots for Texas Hurricane Harvey Flood Victims?

U.S. Representative Pete Sessions (R-Texas) has encouraged victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas to get vaccinated against tetanus, particularly people who have been wading through dirty flood water. On August 28, 2017, Rep. Sessions said on CNN, “I would like to say in watching this there are a couple things as a result of my Boy Scout…

Vaccination and the Growing Rates of Childhood Food Allergies

Vaccination and the Growing Rates of Childhood Food Allergies

We all know of someone that has a food allergy because it has become such a common condition that people suffer from, particularly children. According to the non-profit organization Food Allergy Research and Education, researchers estimate that 15 million Americans suffer from food allergies. Approximately 9 million adults and 6 million children have food allergies.

Pesticides: The ‘Silent Spring’ Continues

Pesticides: The ‘Silent Spring’ Continues

Rachel Carson’s first book, “Under the Sea-Wind,” was a beautiful masterpiece that celebrated the beauty of birds and sea creatures in their natural habitat. It painted a vivid, yet mysterious picture of a never-before-seen world. Though it received early praise, the book never hit stores and ultimately flopped as its release coincided with the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

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