Tag Archives: Infectious disease

Vaccinate So Kids Can PLAY

You hardly see small babies (weeks or a couple of months old) outside in public places.  I would always hear from the moms and lolas “Naku, hindi pa nababakunahan, wag muna ilabas.”  Rightly so!  In our age of SARS, H1N1 and other scary respiratory diseases (yes, Contagion is in my movie playlist), you can never be too careful especially with … Continue reading

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Germ-Free Now, Sickly Later?

In my Big Bad Antibacterial Ingredient post a month ago, I mentioned how chemical Antibacterials like Triclosan are not so good for us after all.  The CDC has documentation that triclosan “may interfere with maturity of the immune system causing an increased incidence in allergies, eczema and asthma.”  So I have stopped using chemical antibacterial-based products, especially for my daughter, … Continue reading

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