Pre-Med News Roundup December 11, 2014

Debunking Vaccine Myths Can Have An Unintended Effect  A new study by the journal Vaccine found that education reduced misbelief, but also reduced the likelihood that people who were uneasy would actually get it.  

An Evolutionary Battle Against Bacteria  Scientists understanding about how bacteria and humans' responses to it have evolved over thousands of years may help prevent diseases like meningitis today.  

If Slow is Good for Food, Why not Medicine?  Slow medicine is the idea that low-tech careful examinations can be more cost efficient and effective.  This article looks at several doctors who are putting slow medicine into practice.