Gardasil safety and efficacy – debunking the HPV vaccine myths

This is the 2nd out of 13 most popular articles on Skeptical Raptor for the 2016 Year in Review. It’s all about debunking the Gardasil safety and efficacy myths. Recently, I read an article published in Pediatrics that described how educating either teenagers or their parents about HPV vaccinations had little effect on the…

CDC director Thomas Frieden resigns – time for a Trump appointment

CDC director Thomas Frieden has announced his resignation from his position at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The federal agency's main goal is to protect public health and safety through the control and prevention of disease, injury, and disability across the world. And our favorite anti-science president-elect, Donald Trump, will…

HHS nominee Tom Price and a radical right-wing physician organization

Recently, president-elect Donald Trump nominated Georgia congressman Tom Price to be Secretary for Health and Human Services (HHS). Price is a medical doctor whose impact on politics has been almost exclusively based on his unwavering opposition to the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. Once Trump was elected, along with a…
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