“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

Does the American Medical Association Journal of Ethics Comprehend the Ethics of Informed Consent?

The American Medical Association Journal of Ethics, Virtual Mentor, has devoted its January 2012 issue to the question of vaccine ethics. Unsurprisingly, none of the articles deal with the very real problems that taint vaccine trials and present a false view of vaccine safety. Apparently, using reactive placebos that hide the true rate of serious … 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

CDC Admits CA Pertussis Epidemic Caused By Waning Vaccine Immunity

During the annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, CDC researchers presented results from two separate independent studies that both showed that children faced a significantly higher rate of pertussis (whooping cough) infection four or more years after their fifth and final vaccination (which these days usually occurs when the children are about … 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

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):

Autism: Truth, Lies, And Deception

Autism affects 1 in every 91 children, according to the Journal of Pediatrics. Here is a great video that delves more into the issues surrounding this serious disability, courtesy of Natural News: http://www.naturalnews.tv/e.asp?v=FE7BB1EBED2639982613E499598C8159&s=1