Category Archive: Public Policy

5 Things to Know about Vaccinations

The development of effective vaccines and widespread vaccination have helped eliminate the risk of contracting many preventable, deadly illnesses in the United States. However, misguided fears about vaccine safety have contributed to lower vaccination rates, encouraging new outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases such as whooping cough and measles. You can learn more about vaccine safety and the public policy consequences of allowing parents to opt out of vaccinating their children in our research brief, 5 Things to Know about Vaccines.

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5 Things to Know about GMOs

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are constantly demonized by environmental activist groups as dangerous for public health or the environment. But the extensive scientific literature on GMOs simply doesn't support these claims. To learn the basics about GMOs and why labeling GMOs is unnecessary, check out our primer: 5 Things to Know about GMOs.

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