A Fox News Report on the safety in hospitals and medical errors: "Millions of people die each year from medical errors and infections linked to health care and going into hospital is far riskier than flying, the World Health Organization said on Thursday." This information is not new however and has been covered in depth by Gary Null in his book: "Death By Medicine" more...

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The Vaccine Machine has a go at David Ropeik. Ropeik has tried to argue that those who choose not to vaccinated pose a threat to themselves and to the community at large and therefore must be stopped. Earlier in the week, the LA Times published his article entitled "Public health: Not vaccinated? Not acceptable". Robert Schecter takes his piece apart point by point. more...

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In this second installment, Dan Olmstead reveals the email conversation between Rosemary Kessick, the parent of a severely disabled child who regressed into severe autism after receiving the MMR vaccine. The emails discuss the interview by Brian Deer posing as a "Brian Lawrence" of Mrs. Kessick and the corresponding communication between Mrs. Kessick and the Sunday Times. more...

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Inside Vaccines examines the often-touted statistics that the CDC uses about vaccine successes. Are these numbers based on facts? Where do they come from? more...

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In this first of a 2-part series, Dan Olmstead investigates the fraudulent reporting practices of the Murdoch-owned Sunday Times. In particular he looks into the investigation tactics and reporting of Brian Deer regarding the Andrew Wakefield MMR controversy. more...

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On June 26, 2011 testimony is presented about the dangers of childhood vaccinations given to the United States government by concern citizens. Parents are pushing for a "parent choice" option in addition to the current vaccination waivers. more...

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Robert Schecter discusses infectious diseases in today's America. Robert analyzes the threat of these diseases in our past and in the present. What factors contribute to these diseases being dangerous or at a risk of death? According to Schecter: "Among the most sinister accomplices are poverty and inadequate nutrition." more...

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KidZui Mom discusses the issues surrounding making an informed decision whether or not to vaccinate: "If you had asked me five years ago (when I was pregnant with our first child) if I believed in childhood vaccines, I would have looked at you like you had a set of horns growing from your head. “Of course, I believe in them! Don’t YOU? It’s our duty to protect our children from those diseases!” However soon she began to have questions which she goes into in this interesting blog post. more...

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Do you remember a child’s saying, “Pishper shame, pishper shame, you ruined your name”, when someone was caught telling a fib? Well, what should we be saying now that it’s revealed that several respected medical researchers have been caught with their ‘disclosure pants’ down?According to the social causes network site Care2’s recently posted article, “3 Harvard Psychiatrists Disciplined Over Drug Company Ties,” The tragedy that probably has occurred is that in a zeal to promote ‘new and exciting’ psychiatric science—the least proven of all medical sciences—some grave miscalculations and misinformation may have been promoted that have caused children and their parents much personal anguish, heartache, and financial hardships. more...

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Hilary Butler dismantles the 60 minutes documentary on the current pertussis outbreak: "Perhaps this Australian documentary should have been labelled... Totally missing the point. Or .. A bunch of Lies.  Take your pick." Hilary aptly points out that "The increase in pertussis has nothing to do with the unvaccinated at all." but rather that doctors are finally admitting that vaccinated patients can acquire pertussis and therefore are actually testing for it and reporting it. more...

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Anne Dachel discusses 2 studies that indicate a link between autism and vaccines. "The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and American Academy of Pediatrics tend to dismiss research like this as “poorly designed.” more...

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The British Medical Journal is not known as a publication that normally pushes boundaries. Indeed, by allowing the publication of Brian Deer’s series of articles vilifying and slandering Dr Andrew Wakefield by calling his work on links between MMR vaccines and autism fraudulent without also informing readers of their own very strong links with the [...] more...

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28 June 2011 Heidi Stevensen blog post on The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) would prefer that you remain unaware of a couple of highly significant facts about the whooping cough resurgence. It is most likely caused by the pertussis vaccine and it's ten times more deadly than the original variety. more...

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Australian scientist Barry Marshall plans to create a drinkable flu vaccine from a cancer bug he created that won him the Nobel Prize. Trials are slated to begin next year. more...

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J. D. Heyes discusses the history behind the Polio vaccine and its contamination with the cancer-causing SV40 virus. more...

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