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

New Report Finds 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Struggle With Mental Illness

A recent article at The Huffington Post had a startling headline: 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Had Mental Illness Last Year. A new report released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) showed the following: 20% (1 in 5) of adults 18 or older in the United States experienced mental illness over … Continue reading

How the FDA Plays Doctors and Parents for Fools and How to Stop Them!

Any parent or physician can go look up any vaccine package insert on the internet and read how a vaccine is made, what the ingredients are, how the safety study was conducted, how long the subjects were followed after vaccination, and what parameters were being measured to determine efficacy and adverse reactions. That is why I … Continue reading

New York Times Reviews Greater Good Documentary, But Did They See It?

This week, The Greater Good – a documentary about vaccine safety issues that we have blogged about here – is playing in New York City. (If you are in the area, we highly recommend you go see it – it does an excellent job of presenting both sides of the issue!) The New York Times … Continue reading

Thank You For Being Part of The VaccineXchange Community

The VaccineXchange has been receiving many great suggestions for articles based on peer reviewed published scientific research, news articles, personal experiences and general alerts to events happening in the world of vaccine policy and safety. We want to take the time to thank you for sending us your comments, articles, tweets and other items to … Continue reading

Who Does Your Doctor Represent?

This week, the American Public Health Association is holding their annual meeting in Washington, DC. Earlier this week, we wrote about a movie being featured at that meeting. Today, we’d like to talk about another presentation at that same meeting, this time dealing with parental concerns regarding vaccine safety. As the blurb on the APHA … Continue reading