The Argument for Vaccines

In the churning over the refusal of some parents to immunize their children against certain diseases, a venerable Latin phrase may prove useful: Post hoc, ergo propter hoc. It means, “After this, therefore because of this.” In plainer language: Event B follows Event A, so B must be the direct result of A. It is […]

A Terrible Flu Season on The Horizon

This flu season already seems to be a bad one. According to Dr. Sanjay Gupta, and mathematical methods and Google Flu, New York City may be hit with a flood of flu-stricken residents the week of January 10th . At Nazareth Academy, a Catholic high school just outside Chicago, a full quarter of the 780 students were […]