What is Behind the Jump in Life-Threatening Allergies?

An article in the Wall Street Journal last week focused attention on the rising numbers of children with life-threatening allergies. The article cites alarming statistics: according to research published in the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, one in every 13 children in America has serious food allergies, with the number of children with … Continue reading

Judicial Watch Special Report on Gardasil: How Safe And Effective Is It?

A few years ago, Judicial Watch, a non-partisan educational foundation dedicated to transparency and accountability in government, published a review of FDA (Food and Drug Administration) records relating to Gardasil, the HPV vaccine marketed by Merck, that it had requested under the Freedom of Information Act. Although it was published in 2008, this Special Report … Continue reading

The Institute of Medicine Report: What Does It Really Conclude? Part II

This post follows on our blog post earlier this week about the Institute of Medicine report. Report Results As the Safe Minds press release summarized: The report considered 158 potential adverse outcomes from vaccines. Of these, 135 or 85% were found to have inadequate research to accept or reject a causal association. Of the 23 … Continue reading

The Institute of Medicine Report: What Does It Really Conclude? Part I

Last week, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report examining the adverse effects of vaccines. This report has been hailed as the final argument for vaccine safety. Unfortunately, a number of issues exist with the report that keep it far from the last word on the subject. Methodological Flaws To begin with, the research … Continue reading

Video of Parents Seeking Choice in Vaccination Schedules-Please Watch and Share With Your Friends and Followers

‪H1055 Testimony‬‏ – YouTube.

Brave Op-Ed in Baltimore Sun

An op-ed in the Baltimore Sun raises the question parents have been asking for decades: How many vaccines is too many? Margaret Dunkle, a senior research scientist at the Department of Health Policy at George Washington University, points out that at the moment, our children are scheduled to receive 36 doses of vaccines by the … Continue reading

Kids May React to Milk Proteins in DPT Shot

By Ed Susman, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today Published: March 24, 2011 Reviewed by Zalman S. Agus, MD; Emeritus Professor University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Dorothy Caputo, MA, RN, BC-ADM, CDE, Nurse Planner Primary source: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Source reference: Kattan J, et al “Allergic reactions to diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis vaccines among … Continue reading