Vaccines: Fear and Loathing in Modern Medicine


Perhaps one of the most contentious topics in modern medicine is whether or not to use vaccines. This topic is wrought with fear and emotion and both sides of the aisle and each side uses that emotion to aggressively push their agenda.

This is a complex issue and there are no easy answers for what to do. The reason is simple. There are real risks on both sides of the equation. However, to assess the question properly we need to put away our fears and prejudices and look at the whole picture.

We visited with Pediatrician, Dr. Margo De Leaver. She has over 20 years of experience as a practicing pediatrician and she shared her views on vaccines. She is also currently getting a Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine, so she understands both sides. Read all about what we learned at