Researchers hope that by probing the immune system, they can determine why children are developing a polio-like disease

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Researchers who study the beliefs of anti-vaxxers have found many different reasons, not just religious or political, as to why some parents refuse to get their children vaccinated. Joel Michael Reynolds considers such decisions to be downright indefensible. And here are three reasons why

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For at least two decades, the New York City Housing Authority routinely disputed tests that revealed lead in its apartments. Private landlords almost never do this

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Most of those undergoing procedure in England did not appear to need it, report shows

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Plummeting vaccination rates leave poor country at the forefront of an escalating European trend; ‘There is a risk in anything you do’

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Jessie Szalay writes, “Like a growing number of potential parents, I’m questioning the ethics of bringing children into a warming world.” Travis Rieder — with the Berman Institute and author of Toward a Small Family Ethic — discusses these dilemmas throughout the US, and has found young audiences open to the issue

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Prominent University of Illinois at Chicago psychiatrist enrolled her young sons as healthy control subjects in troubled study

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In a letter to the Baltimore Sun, a group of geneticists, genetic counselors, and ethicists, including our Debra Mathews, supports efforts to reunite immigrant families as quickly as possible, while raising serious concerns about the use of DNA testing as a means of achieving this goal

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