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Title Vaccines / Sylvia Engdahl, book editor.

Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  614.47 V116V    Check Shelf
Description 221 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Current controversies
Current controversies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 206-211) and index.
Contents Are vaccines likely to do more harm than good? -- Overview: Opposition to childhood vaccinations is increasing / Mike Cronin -- Yes : the risks of common vaccines often exceed their benefits -- There are real dangers to vaccines / David Kupelian -- Vaccines may be the cause of autism / Kelly Patricia O'Meara -- Some parents feel they must lie to avoid vaccination of their children / Steve LeBlanc -- Many scientific studies of vaccine safety are flawed / Robert F. Kennedy Jr. -- The cervical cancer vaccine has not been proven safe or effective / Cathy Gulli, Lianne George, and John Intini -- No : the risk of harm from common vaccines is extremely small -- The benefits of vaccines far outweigh the risks / Aubrey Noelle Stimola -- Giving multiple vaccines to children is safe / Centers for disease Control and Prevention -- Anti-vaccine fanatics are free riders / Michael Fumento -- Should routine vaccinations be mandatory? -- Overview: Vaccination controversy centers on the right to choose / Logan Molyneux -- Yes : vaccination should be mandatory in order to prevent the spread of disease -- Meningitis vaccination should be mandatory for college dorm residents / Katie Strickland -- All young girls should be vaccinated to prevent cervical cancer / Elizabeth M. Whelan -- No : mandatory vaccination violates people's right to control their bodies -- Making cervical cancer vaccination mandatory is bad medicine / Lucinda Marshall -- The chickenpox vaccine is unnecessary and its safety is unproven / Andrew Schlafly -- New Jersey's new childhood vaccine mandates are indefensible / Deirdre Imus -- Compulsory vaccination eliminates normal checks on government power / Mark Blaxill and Barbara Loe Fisher -- Push to mandate new vaccines comes from profit-driven industry / Evelyn Pringle -- Does the threat of bioterrorism warrant mandatory vaccination? -- Chapter preface -- Yes : vaccination against biological weapons is essential to defense -- Anthrax vaccine is necessary to protect services members / Stephanie L. Carl -- High-risk situations justify government restrictions on liberty / Lawrence O. Gostin -- No : unproven vaccines can cause harm and should not be forced on anyone -- Service members should not be ordered to risk damage to their health / Bob Evans -- Mandatory anthrax vaccination has caused many serious illnesses / Greg Gordon -- Compulsory vaccination against bioterrorist attacks is unjustified / Tom Jefferson -- What are some future uses for vaccines? -- Chapter preface -- Lives could be saved by more vaccination of adolescents and adults / Steve Baragona -- Measles is a major cause of death among unvaccinated children in Africa / William J. Moss -- Children infected with HIV need access to pneumonia vaccine / Orin Levine and Paul Zeitz -- More women should be enrolled in HIV preventive vaccine trials / Edward Mills ... [et al.] -- Experimental AIDS vaccines have not been successful / John Lauerman -- A malaria vaccine is desperately needed in Africa / Michael Finkel -- Vaccines are being developed to treat cancer / Michelle Meadows -- New vaccines may help to stop smoking, drug use, and overeating / Ronald Kotulak.
Subject Vaccination -- Popular works.
Vaccines -- Popular works.
Vaccination of children -- Popular works.
Added Author Engdahl, Sylvia.
ISBN 9780737741506 hardcover
0737741503 hardcover
9780737741513 paperback
0737741511 paperback
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