Tagged: tetanus

Natural AND Deadly - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Jun 22, 2013

The marketing industry makes use of phrases such a “made only from natural ingredients” or “all-natural” to sell a range of products. In making such claims they rely on the myth that anything “natural” is good for us. Perhaps this myth arises from the misguided anthropocentric belief that the natural world was somehow designed to serve humanity (though how lions, … Read More

Vaccination – why learn the hard way? - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Jan 19, 2013

People concerned about those who have fallen hard for anti-vaccine myths often ruminate that perhaps the only way they’ll learn is by people they care about falling seriously ill from vaccine-preventable illnesses. The community-wide first-hand memory of epidemics of vaccine-preventable illnesses is now largely gone. But people could learn from the mistakes of a few, such … Read More