Dr. Paul A. Offit

Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia

Dr. Paul A. Offit appears in the following:

When Religion Trumps Medicine

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Dr. Paul Offit argues parents should not be able to opt their children out of vaccinations and medical treatment because of their personal beliefs.

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Let's Talk About Talking About HPV

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

14 million people are infected with HPV every year. Dr. Paul Offit says doctors should talk about cancer -- and not sex -- when telling parents about the vaccine for teens.

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The Anti-Vaccine Movement

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Dr. Paul A. Offit, Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and a founding advisory board member of the Autism Science Foundation, discusses the debate over vaccines and why the link between autism and vaccines has been discredited. His book Deadly Choices: How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us All explains the origins of the anti-vaccine movement and how it has affected public health.

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