To Vaccinate Or Not To Vaccinate

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Thursday, March 01, 2007

States are debating whether to require girls be vaccinated against the HPV virus that causes cervical cancer. In the meantime, families have to decide whether to give the new vaccine to their daughters and even sons. We’ll go to a pediatrician for advice and take your calls. Also: the future of New York’s water, and freshman Congressman John Hall’s first proposed legislation is a call for tougher inspections of the Indian Point nuclear power plant; and a call in on plans to track taxis by satellite and to film clubgoers.

Fragmented Treatment

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Study Hall

John Hall, freshman New York Congressman (D-19) representing Westchester County, talks about the reintroduction of legislation to require an Independent Safety Assessment of the Indian Point nuclear power plant.

Rep. John Hall will be taking part in a Technical Briefing & ...


Drinking Problem?

Eric Goldstein, senior attorney in the Natural Resources Defense Council's New York office and co-director of NRDC's urban program, talks about whether the EPA will make New York City filter its drinking water and what that would entail.


To Vaccinate or Not To Vaccinate

Dr. Warren Seigel, the of chairman of pediatrics and director of adolescent medicine at Coney Island Hospital, takes calls from listeners on whether to vaccinate their children against the HPV virus and Jessica Gonzalez-Rojas, Director of Policy and Advocacy at the National Latina Institute for ...


Open Phones

Listeners weigh in on hi tech tracking of taxi drivers and surveillance cameras at nightclubs.


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