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  Volume 6, Number 3, Winter 2016

Table of Contents

Editors’ Note

p. v

Narrative Symposium: To Vaccinate or Not? Parents’ Stories


To Vaccinate or Not?: Parents’ Stories

pp. 153-156

Full Collection of Personal Narratives

Full Collection of Personal Narratives

pp. 156-E8

Individual Personal Narratives

How Vaccines Changed Our Lives Forever

pp. 156-158

Autistic Child Undamaged by Vaccines— A Mother’s Story

pp. 158-159

Finding Faith in Skepticism and Symbolism in Science

pp. 159-161

How a Bout of Rotavirus Made Me Appreciate Vaccines

pp. 161-163

Comorbidities: Pertussis and Moral Certainty

pp. 163-166

Parents’ Rights to Flexibility in an Age When Doctors’ “Hands are Tied”

pp. 166-168

First Do No Harm

pp. 168-172

Not Optional But Required: Vaccinating for the Health and Safety of My Kids and the Public

pp. 172-173

We Failed To Protect our Child

pp. 173-176

From Ignorant Consumer to Informed Advocate: Lifting the Curtain and Confronting Oz

pp. 176-180

Venturing Beyond the Headlines

pp. 180-181

Families are Under No Obligation to Put Their Children at Risk by Participating in the Corrupt Current US National Immunization Program

pp. 181-185

Individual Personal Narratives (Web Only)

Vaccines: All the Risks, None of the Benefits

pp. E1-E3

To Vaccinate or Not–Insights from a Mother Who Lost a Child to Influenza

pp. E3-E5

Vaccines: First, Do No Harm

pp. E5-E8


Love, Fear, and a Leap into the Dark

pp. 187-192

Modernity and Vaccination: What Stories of Vaccine Injury Tell Us about Vaccines as Things

pp. 193-197

Trust in Institutions, Science and Self—the Case of Vaccines

pp. 199-203

Fear of the Irreparable: Narratives in Vaccination Rhetoric

pp. 205-209

Research Article

Review and Conduct of Human Subjects Research after a Natural or Man–Made Disaster: Findings from a Pilot Study

pp. 211-222

Case Study

The Clinical Bioethicist’s Role: Should We Aim to Relieve Suffering?

pp. 223-231

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