Michael Brodhead

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Freddie Gray killing: Baltimore lifts overnight curfew

<b>Baltimore has lifted an overnight curfew imposed after riots sparked by the death of a black man in custody.</b><p>National Guard troops are now pulling out of the city. The curfew was put in place on Tuesday, after protests over Freddie Gray's death turned violent.<p>Six police officers are facing criminal …

Mentoring Inquiries Surge After Baltimore Riots

Riot-torn Baltimore's smoky skies have given way to a silver lining.<p>More than 300 inquiries about mentoring young people have poured into Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Chesapeake, the branch of the nonprofit serving the city, from adults interested in working with one of the 600-plus kids on …

Breaking the Silence on Autism and Vaccines

As a parent, I can understand the visceral fear of possibly placing your child in harm's way. But the reality is, you can potentially cause them more harm by not vaccinating. There are many who still see a link between vaccines and autism, but for me and most public health scientists, the jury is …

Vaccination

Vaccine court finds no link to autism - CNN.com

The test cases represented thousands of children whose parents say their autism was triggered by a childhood vaccination.<p><b>Washington (CNN)</b> -- A federal court ruled Friday that the evidence supporting an alleged causal link between autism and a mercury-containing preservative in vaccines is …