Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Fewer Americans are putting their trust in vaccines—and the repercussions could be felt by society at large. According to a new survey released Monday by the American Society for Microbiology and Research America , the percentage of American adults...
Monday, May 21, 2018
Americans have less confidence in the U.S. vaccine system than they did a decade ago, a survey found. Overall, 77% of respondents were confident in the current system in the U.S. for evaluating the safety of vaccines and recommendations for when...
Monday, May 21, 2018
An overwhelming majority of Americans (95%) think infectious and emerging diseases facing other countries will pose a ‘major’ or ‘minor’ threat to the U.S. in the next few years, but more than half (61%) say they are confident the federal government...
Monday, May 21, 2018
Trust in vaccinations is on the decline in the United States, even as fears of a major outbreak that the government isn't prepared to address remain high – trends public health officials say have worrying implications for the prevention of deadly...
Monday, May 21, 2018
Support for vaccination has fallen a little among Americans in the past 10 years, a new survey out Monday finds. While almost all Americans still vaccinate their children on schedule and support doing so, the percentage who say they strongly support...
Monday, May 7, 2018
Re: the May 4 article "UA has role in national 'All of Us' health study." The All of Us initiative is a crucial step in advancing the prevention and treatment of diseases on an individualized basis. The University of Arizona and other research...
Friday, May 4, 2018
NIH funding has grown despite recent threats of cuts — but some in the industry aren’t feeling so assured. They say it should really be growing much faster. Mary Woolley has been president since 1990 of the Arlington-based Research!America, a...
Thursday, April 26, 2018
It seems to be strange times when people feel the need to take to the streets to voice their support for science, but that’s what happened earlier this month as the second annual March for Science was held in Washington, D.C. and 250 other cities...
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
Regarding the recent op-ed, "Purdue and the March for Science's global feel," Suresh Garimella is absolutely right – the U.S. attracts some of the world’s best and brightest because of our long-standing position as a global leader in science and...
Sunday, April 15, 2018
A few people chanted “Science is real. It’s not how you feel,” beating a tempo on buckets, but mostly the mass of people marched through Washington quietly Saturday, letting their homemade signs show their support for empirical research. “Let’s make...

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