How well do childhood vaccines prevent diseases?

A frequently asked question by many anti-vaxxers, and a controversial topic between middle school parents.  How well do childhood vaccines prevent diseases? The answer to this question is actually very well. Childhood vaccines are extremely important because it is always better to prevent a disease than to treat it after it occurs. Over the years, [...]

The Immune System

The immune system has the major function of defending the body from invaders such as pathogenic bacteria and viruses which can lead to diseases, sicknesses, and death. The functional unit of this system are white blood cells called lymphocytes and antibodies that have the ability to attach to microbes and mark them for death and [...]