Posts by ryanfriedsam

  1. Should the Flu Vaccine be Mandatory?

    [ By on December 18, 2014 ]

    As it says in this article, the flu hospitalizes 226,000 people and kills 36,000 people each year. Although the flu vaccine will not definitely prevent the flu, it is the most effective method to prevent it. Everyone, whether they know it or not, can be exposed to the flu and transmit it to others. In order to prevent an increase of the number of people effected by the flu, everyone should be getting a vaccination. The number is already massive and we do not want it to keep increasing. After reading this, do you think flu vaccination should be mandatory?

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  2. Prenatal Testing

    [ By on December 17, 2014 ]

    It is possible that plenty of kids in our community have an issue that he or she does not know about. It can either be an issue that he or she has had since birth, or it can be one that is yet to come. Prenatal testing is something that women have the option to do before giving birth. Prenatal testing can detect many conditions that can affect the baby's health. However, many pregnant women do not want to go through this because they do not want to know about potential problems that their baby may have. This article tells a story about a woman who found out there was an increased chance that she was carrying with Down syndrome. Hearing ...

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