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Volume 4, Number 33
October 12, 2007


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In the Spotlight

On Vaccines, Immune to Reason

Paul Howard, Ph.D., Washington Post, 10-12-07

Recently, when visiting family in Philadelphia, my wife and I had the pleasure of seeing friends of ours and their baby daughter, Iona. While the proud papa and I swapped complaints about health care—his as a father, mine as a policy wonk—the topic of vaccines came up. Why, he asked, had companies ever put a mercury–based preservative (thimerosal) in vaccines and why did doctors administer those "dangerous" vaccines to children?
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In this week's issue:

SPOTLIGHT

On Vaccines, Immune to Reason

NEWS

FORUM

New study by Frank R. Lichtenberg: Why Has Longevity Increased More in Some States than in Others? The Role of Medical Innovation and Other Factors

New book by Regina Herzlinger: Who Killed Health Care: America's $1.5 Trillion Problem - and the Consumer-Driven Cure (McGraw-Hill, June 2007)

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