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  • n. Plural form of vaccinist.


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  • Immediately either the vaccinists or the antivaccinists publish the triumphant news that at such and such a place not a single vaccinated person died of smallpox whilst 100 per cent of the unvaccinated perished miserably; or, as the case may be, that 100 per cent of the unvaccinated recovered whilst the vaccinated succumbed to the last man.

    The Doctor's Dilemma: Preface on Doctors

  • With all the guff her site had taken from the science-based medicine crowd for giving free rein to anti-vaccinists, faith healers and the no-evidence-needed alternative medicine freaks, I thought it was a smart move -- a tack toward the responsible center, if you will. yesterday's post, Ornish recounted his 14-year-battle to get Medicare to pay for a pilot project to test lifestyle intervention as a cure for heart disease (which wouldn't save Medicare money, but would save more lives for the same money expended as, say, giving those people cholesterol-lowering medication).



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