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Vaccinations and Herd Immunity

By On February 15, 2015

We are once again finding ourselves in the middle of a measles outbreak in the United States. And once again, vaccinations are the topic of a national debate.… Read More

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Ebola

Common Health Hygiene Necessary Among Ebola, Enterovirus D68 and MERS Outbreaks

By On October 9, 2014

Fall is my most favorite time of year. But although it ushers in the often-anticipated holiday season, it also has a negative reputation for bringing increased outbreaks of illness as weather turns… Read More

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Ebola

Beyond the Call of Duty? Ebola Virus Calls into Question a Doctor’s Duty of Care

By On July 31, 2014

A portion of the modern take on the Hippocratic Oath for physicians is as follows: that I will exercise my art solely for the benefit of my patients, the relief of suffering,… Read More