Vaccination in Older Adults: Erasure, Barriers, and Hesitancy (Part Three)

By Patricia Harte-Maxwell The future may not be known, but current examples of vaccination securing life and opening doors exist. For example, vaccinations are recommended for travellers visiting countries where polio is endemic; some schools, like medical programs, and occupations require vaccinations to shadow or work in clinics and hospitals; and, related back to the…

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Health Humanities and the Immune System as Public Text

The Health Humanities is a field of study that invites us to question everything, from the way our bodies are read by medical authorities, to how disease is itself constructed in the popular imagination. As an area, Health Humanities opens up perspectives on health and medicine that too often remain uninterrogated, ¬†and are too often…

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