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Op-Ed: I vaccinated my kid and now he’s a nerd

CJ Fritz, Miss South Dakota Runner Up 1967

February 24, 2019

This is what they warned me about. I assumed it was fake news. I thought it couldn’t happen to me. Not my family. Last week, my son was such a chill, cool kid. He rarely turned in his homework, flirted with every girl he could find and refused to listen to me. How I wish I could have that time ba...

Education Must Accompany Global Vaccination Distribution

Anuradha Lingappa

May 1, 2014

I don't like to think of vaccines as controversial. I went to an alternative school where many parents chose not to vaccinate their kids. I never understood it. Not vaccinating against at least the classics, such as mumps, measles and rubella or polio, seems both foolish and selfish. It's like trying...

Health Center offers free flu vaccinations for staff and faculty

Elise Tinseth

October 4, 2012

On Oct. 2, Health Center staff, with funding from the Human Resources Center, gave a free flu shot clinic to all staff and faculty members in hopes to make vaccination convenient and to encourage people to stay healthy during flu season. Director of the Health Center Claudia Ness, along with other...

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