| Feb 14, 2015
| 12:02 AM
They're considered one of mankind's greatest medical achievements, yet people have balked at vaccines almost since the time of the first vaccination — in 1796, when an English country doctor named Edward Jenner inoculated an 8-year-old boy against smallpox.
| Feb 11, 2015
| 9:13 AM
The Post-Standard of Syracuse on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's response to the city's infrastructure problems.
"Fix your own pipes."
That's what Gov. Andrew Cuomo told Syracuse last week during a visit to the Syracuse Media Group editorial board....
| Feb 10, 2015
| 6:47 PM
The measles outbreak linked to Disneyland has heightened public debate about the effect of anti-vaccination sentiment, and what can be characterized as a luxury of choice in the United States. Understandably, much of the dialogue is focused on whether...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 10:03 AM
Measles is in the news, but it's just one of more than a dozen preventable — and sometimes forgotten — diseases targeted by vaccines for children.
Most immunizations start in infancy and some include multiple doses over several months or...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 12:40 PM
I never got the measles vaccine.
But that wasn't by choice.
Unlike the growing number of parents who choose not to vaccinate their children because they think vaccines are harmful or will cause autism, my parents had no say in the matter. There was no...