The New England Journal of Medicine and authors of a commentary on e-cigarette use have ignored our call for correction of a substantial error regarding e-cigarette use among American schoolchildren in 2011 and 2012. Authors Amy L. Fairchild, Ronald Bayer and James Colgrove of Columbia University double-counted some users in a figure they used to illustrate data from the National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS).
The Heartland Institute has been diligently following the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice’s (ACIP) decision on whether to recommend meningitis vaccination for infants. With three different meningitis vaccines under consideration,[...]
In the most recent GOP debate, Gov. Rick Perry and Rep. Michelle Bachmann tussled over the particulars of Perry requiring Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations. Though he now admits it a[...]
Heartland’s Kendall Antikeier mentioned our efforts to bring the public’s attention to the Centers for Disease Control’s seeming reluctance to recommend — after the FDA has done so — a[...]
Upon first knowledge that the Center for Disease Control (CDC) was debating whether to recommend an infant meningitis vaccine due to “cost-effectiveness,” The Heartland Institute has been actively following the[...]
As the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) debates whether to recommend the FDA-approved infant meningitis vaccine, Canada is enduring a similar struggle. Cost-effective analysis by government bureaucrats is keeping[...]
Heartland releases new Infant Meningitis Vaccine Policy Tip Sheet! Today in Shoreline, Washington, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and The[...]
Vaccination has been found to be one of the most cost-effective health-care choices. Historically, if a vaccination was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease[...]