In recent years the US has experienced pertussis (whooping cough) outbreaks and even epidemics in states across the nation. While the official advice of government, health care workers and vaccine makers has been a resounding, "go get vaccinated or re-vaccinated", is that really the solution to this … [Read more...]
Bill Gates – Doing God’s Work?
A few days ago Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper ran an article profiling Bill Gates. He discussed how he has more than enough money to meet his needs so his focus in life has shifted to helping underprivileged kids. Gates' particular interest is eradicating polio. “We’re focused on the help of … [Read more...]
What’s the scoop on the shingles vaccine?
Recently we've received many questions about whether to get the shingles (herpes zoster) vaccine. As always, the issue is not as black and white as some would have us believe, so here we discuss what you may not read in the mainstream about the shingles vaccine. The US Centers for Disease Control … [Read more...]
Anthrax Vaccine – Would you enroll your child in a safety study?
To the amazement of many, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues met this week in Miami to discuss whether to approve a program that would test the anthrax vaccine in children. The discussion centered around concerns that terrorists might try to kill thousands by weaponizing … [Read more...]
Civil Rights and Vaccines
January is civil rights month and January 21st is not only Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's birthday and Federal holiday but also inauguration day. January, a month to celebrate rights and freedoms, it would seem an inspiring way to start off the year. But that is not the way the year started out for … [Read more...]
What’s on my radar? – GMO’s
What’s on my radar? Each month I will be writing about books, DVD’s, organizations, trends, and events that are “on my radar” as they are important, timely and educational - which means they will empower you to think for yourselves, enable you to challenge the received wisdom, and give you ideas … [Read more...]
Defending the Indefensible – Injecting Mercury in Babies
Currently being negotiated at the World Health Organization (WHO) is whether to ban the use of mercury in medicines and vaccines. Scientists have been testifying to WHO about the dangers of mercury so many of the member nations of WHO have called for a ban on medications containing mercury and that … [Read more...]
Flu shots during pregnancy – Are they really safe?
For the past several years, women have been advised to get flu shots to protect their unborn baby. But has this practice been properly tested and does the data show that the practice is safe? A non-profit, the National Coalition of Organized Women (NCOW) has been sounding alarm bells about the … [Read more...]
Vaccinations: Knowing versus Feeling
Wow what a story. Yes, all parents want what is best for their children, just like this mom. It can be very difficult to make the decision whether to vaccinate in today's world where government agencies and medical professionals and other authorities have so much at stake and therefore have a … [Read more...]
Petition to Prohibit Mandatory Vaccination
A couple of days ago we were told about a petition to ask President Obama to stop mandatory vaccination in America. (Link HERE.) We agree with the petition's desire to stop forced vaccination for many reasons but we want to make sure folks understand that vaccines are mandated by US states, not by … [Read more...]
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