Child death rates dropped significantly with introduction of the measles vaccine and, new research indicates the vaccine protects against other infections as well.
Chris discussed New Jersey Chris Christie’s announcement that he is running for President, a study that says fireworks are toxic and two pilots in Argentina that were fired for letting a model fly a plane. He also talked with Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00.
Since infants are too young to get vaccinated, researchers are recommending all pregnant women get the whooping cough vaccine.
Scientists found the MMR vaccine was not associated with an increased risk – even if the child’s siblings have autism.
Scientists say military families move often, which may make it harder to keep up with the immunization schedule.
Kennedy spoke Monday at a news conference alongside groups that oppose mandatory vaccinations of children. They want to defeat bills in the Legislature that would make it harder for parents to exempt their children.
Rich reviews Hillary Clinton’s press conference about her private email account, the letter sent to Iran by Republican Senators, and the expulsion of students from the University of Oklahoma after being recorded reciting a racist chant. He also talked to Hans Bader from the Competitive Enterprise Institute.
A report in the journal Pediatrics finds that an effort to use text messaging to urge parents to vaccinate their children for the flu has had a great deal of success.
The research, which was conducted by the Pew Charitable Trusts, reveals that the states that have the loosest vaccine requirements have lower rates of vaccination.
Rich covered the video of the Jordanian pilot killed by ISIS, a New Jersey town’s proposal to ban sledding, and Budweiser’s attack of craft beer. He also talked to restauranteur Brian Oliveira, and attorney Tom Malone.
Can your employer force you to get a flu shot?
Rich Zeoli talked with Ben Domenech, from the Federalist, on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the political debate over mandating vaccines for children.
Rich discussed the latest contributions to the vaccine debate, the FCC’s net neutrality proposal, and talking about money with your children. He talked with Dr. William Weaver from La Salle University, Columnist Ron Lieber from the New York Times, and Ben Domenech from the Federalist.
Boehner made the comment in response to a question Tuesday about whether there’s a role for Congress on vaccines.
Rich reviewed the Super Bowl Commercials, President Obama’s most recent budget proposal and the demise of Radioshack. He also talked to former Pepsi and Apple Executive John Sculley and Columnist Christine Flowers.