Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes probably wasn't thinking about child vaccines or parental rights when he said "the right to swing my fist ends where the other man's nose begins."
But the intersection of private rights and the public good addressed by Holmes is a subject much on the minds of parents, doctors, and public health experts these days, as a vocal and apparently growing minority of parents and alternative health care practitioners question the need for, or safety of, childhood...
You may get better within 2 weeks.
But some people may feel lightheaded and tired for several months after the
Bacterial meningitis occurs most often from late winter
to early spring. It usually causes serious illness and can be life-threatening.
The symptoms usually develop suddenly and last for 2 to
3 weeks. A person with bacterial meningitis is treated with antibiotics in a
Complications, short-term and
long-term, are more common with bacterial
than with viral meningitis. People with bacterial meningitis can die if not treated right away. People who are more likely to have these problems include: