“Fixing” Autism

Please check out this powerful call to action from a father, Lou Melagrejo, whose eldest daughter, Bianca, is autistic. As NESCA News put it: On his blog, Melgarejo calls this “a silent scream about health insurance discrimination against individuals on the spectrum and the disparity in funding autism research.” Filled with statistics he found on … Continue reading

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

The Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Controversy

Last week’s news about the harassment of FDA scientists and doctors who informed Congress that the FDA was approving risky medical devices showed the lengths to which pharmaceutical industries are willing to go to protect their interests. Even the U.S. Food and Drug Administration – an organization tasked with the protection of American consumers – … Continue reading

The Le Roy Twelve: Vaccine Victims?

As you have no doubt heard, the media has been gripped by yet another medical mystery. Twelve girls from Le Roy Junior Senior High School in upstate New York have been suffering uncontrollable movements that cause them pain, in addition to stuttering and verbal outbursts. Psychiatrists have diagnosed the girls with “conversion disorder” – a … 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

The Marketing of the HPV Vaccine

As we explained in our last blog post, the medical profession has an ethical obligation to explain both the risks and the benefits of any drug to a patient so that the patient can make an informed decision about whether or not to follow the doctor’s recommendation. This is particularly true for vaccines, which are … Continue reading

Does the HPV Vaccine Really Fight Cancer?

A new paper published in the Annals of Medicine argues that, as we have said for some time now, the HPV vaccine may not be as effective as health authorities claim. The paper begins by summarizing one of the key points in the vaccine safety debate: since vaccines are given to healthy people to guard … Continue reading

NVIC Pairs Up With Mercola

Cofounder and President of the National Vaccine Information Center, Barbara Loe Fisher, has paired up with Mercola to do a number of videos regarding vaccine safety. Barbara on vaccine exemptions:   On herd immunity:     On the Institute of Medicine report (which we covered here):

Vaccine Injury Awareness Month: Update on John

      Please check out this heart-breaking story of a mother’s experience with vaccine damage: Vaccine Injury Awareness Month: Update on John.

Are You Aware?

It’s hard to stay on top of the latest developments in vaccine science and informed consent laws. It seems every week, new research is released, or a new story grabs the news. How can you know which study is most reliable? One of the ways to keep up with the constant onslaught of information is … Continue reading