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    Fecal elimination of mercury from Thimerosal containing vaccines

    In a study in The Lancet, Pichichero et al 1 argued that ethylmercury administered to infants through vaccines is eliminated rapidly from the blood and effectively excreted in stool.

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    Fecal elimination of mercury from Thimerosal containing vaccines

    In a study in The Lancet, Pichichero et al 1 argued that ethylmercury administered to infants through vaccines is eliminated rapidly from the blood and effectively excreted in stool.

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    Fecal elimination of mercury from Thimerosal containing vaccines

    In a study in The Lancet, Pichichero et al 1 argued that ethylmercury administered to infants through vaccines is eliminated rapidly from the blood and effectively excreted in stool.

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    Fecal elimination of mercury from Thimerosal containing vaccines

    In a study in The Lancet, Pichichero et al 1 argued that ethylmercury administered to infants through vaccines is eliminated rapidly from the blood and effectively excreted in stool.

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    Robert Kennedy, Jr.'s Takes A Stand On Vaccinations

    Robert Kennedy, Jr. was a guest on Good Day LA to talk about water conservation in California. During the interview, Steve Edwards asked him about his take on vaccinations.

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    Robert Kennedy, Jr.'s Takes A Stand On Vaccinations

    Robert Kennedy, Jr. was a guest on Good Day LA to talk about water conservation in California. During the interview, Steve Edwards asked him about his take on vaccinations.

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    Is the Autism Epidemic Real?

    A threadworm tactic employed for a decade by Big Pharma and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and their allies to combat the scientific evidence that the autism explosion is a manmade epidemic of recent origins has been to hint that there is no autism epidemic at all.

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    Is the Autism Epidemic Real?

    A threadworm tactic employed for a decade by Big Pharma and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and their allies to combat the scientific evidence that the autism explosion is a manmade epidemic of recent origins has been to hint that there is no autism epidemic at all.

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    Alarming Levels of Mercury Contamination Found Across Western North America

    The report, based on decades of mercury data and research, found alarming levels of mercury and methylmercury in the forests, fishes, wildlife, plants and waterways of America’s western landscapes.

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    Alarming Levels of Mercury Contamination Found Across Western North America

    The report, based on decades of mercury data and research, found alarming levels of mercury and methylmercury in the forests, fishes, wildlife, plants and waterways of America’s western landscapes.

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    Description of the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP)

    Description of the program, a list of critically needed reforms, and information on what parents need to know.

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    Description of the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP)

    Description of the program, a list of critically needed reforms, and information on what parents need to know.

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    CDC Scientists Expose Agency Corruption

    Last month, The Hill published a letter sent by “more than a dozen” senior Center for Disease Control (CDC) scientists charging the agency with nursing an atmosphere of pervasive research fraud.

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    CDC Scientists Expose Agency Corruption

    Last month, The Hill published a letter sent by “more than a dozen” senior Center for Disease Control (CDC) scientists charging the agency with nursing an atmosphere of pervasive research fraud.

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    CDC Corruption is Rampant

    A group of CDC scientists representing the agency’s many branches sent a letter to the chief of staff protesting a pervasive culture of scientific fraud.

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    CDC Corruption is Rampant

    A group of CDC scientists representing the agency’s many branches sent a letter to the chief of staff protesting a pervasive culture of scientific fraud.

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    CDC Corruption is Rampant

    A group of CDC scientists representing the agency’s many branches sent a letter to the chief of staff protesting a pervasive culture of scientific fraud.

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    New Study Confirms That Mercury Is Linked to Autism

    Two new studies by international teams, including Egyptian scientists, have validated the link between autism and mercury.

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    New Study Confirms That Mercury Is Linked to Autism

    Two new studies by international teams, including Egyptian scientists, have validated the link between autism and mercury.

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    CDC Blocks Testimony by Vaccine Whistleblower in Medical Malpractice Case

    Thomas Frieden, the director of the Center for Disease Control (CDC), has blocked CDC whistleblower, Dr. William Thompson, from testifying on scientific fraud and destruction of evidence by senior CDC officials in critical vaccine safety studies regarding the causative relationship between childhood vaccines and autism.

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    CDC Blocks Testimony by Vaccine Whistleblower in Medical Malpractice Case

    Thomas Frieden, the director of the Center for Disease Control (CDC), has blocked CDC whistleblower, Dr. William Thompson, from testifying on scientific fraud and destruction of evidence by senior CDC officials in critical vaccine safety studies regarding the causative relationship between childhood vaccines and autism.

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    Studies that the CDC Claims Exonerate Thimerosal... and Why They Don't

    Here is a list compiled of the 19 studies from various lists on CDC’s websites to defend the use of thmerosal in vaccines. These are the studies that CDC uses to claim thimerosal’s safety. Each is fatally flawed through the use of incorrect and even fraudulent statistics. Even so, these studies demonstrate that thimerosal has been linked with tics, IQ deficits, speech delay and language delay.

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    Studies that the CDC Claims Exonerate Thimerosal... and Why They Don't

    Here is a list compiled of the 19 studies from various lists on CDC’s websites to defend the use of thmerosal in vaccines. These are the studies that CDC uses to claim thimerosal’s safety. Each is fatally flawed through the use of incorrect and even fraudulent statistics. Even so, these studies demonstrate that thimerosal has been linked with tics, IQ deficits, speech delay and language delay.

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    Does Liability Protection Lead to Unsafe Vaccines?

    A peer-reviewed study recently published in the Review of Industrial Organization examines whether removing the right to sue (“delitigation”) affects product safety. The findings highlight the importance of litigation in maintaining vaccine safety.

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    Does Liability Protection Lead to Unsafe Vaccines?

    A peer-reviewed study recently published in the Review of Industrial Organization examines whether removing the right to sue (“delitigation”) affects product safety. The findings highlight the importance of litigation in maintaining vaccine safety.

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    Entries for the Challenge and Our Responses

    The criteria for submitting an entry into the $100,000 challenge was to send an English translation of the proffered study, a $50 processing fee, a letter explaining why the study qualifies for the reward, and the name and address to which the $100,000 check should be directed. The submissions were initially reviewed by staff to ascertain if they met the criteria for being considered a safety study.

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    Entries for the Challenge and Our Responses

    The criteria for submitting an entry into the $100,000 challenge was to send an English translation of the proffered study, a $50 processing fee, a letter explaining why the study qualifies for the reward, and the name and address to which the $100,000 check should be directed. The submissions were initially reviewed by staff to ascertain if they met the criteria for being considered a safety study.

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    RFK, Jr.'s Challenge to the World’s Press and Medical Community - National Press Club

    On February 15, 2017, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Chairman of the Children’s Health Defense, announced a $100,000 challenge aimed at putting an end to using mercury, a dangerous neurotoxin found to be 100 times more poisonous than lead, in vaccines administered in the United States and globally.

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    RFK, Jr.'s Challenge to the World’s Press and Medical Community - National Press Club

    On February 15, 2017, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Chairman of the Children’s Health Defense, announced a $100,000 challenge aimed at putting an end to using mercury, a dangerous neurotoxin found to be 100 times more poisonous than lead, in vaccines administered in the United States and globally.

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    RFK, Jr.'s Challenge to the World’s Press and Medical Community - National Press Club

    On February 15, 2017, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Chairman of the Children’s Health Defense, announced a $100,000 challenge aimed at putting an end to using mercury, a dangerous neurotoxin found to be 100 times more poisonous than lead, in vaccines administered in the United States and globally.

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    RFK, Jr.'s Challenge to the World’s Press and Medical Community - National Press Club

    On February 15, 2017, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Chairman of the Children’s Health Defense, announced a $100,000 challenge aimed at putting an end to using mercury, a dangerous neurotoxin found to be 100 times more poisonous than lead, in vaccines administered in the United States and globally.

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    The “LOVE” EMAILS Between CDC’s Diana Schendel and Autism Researcher Poul Thorsen

    Children’s Health Defense has reported that Centers for Disease Conrol (CDC) autism research scientist turned whistleblower, Dr. William Thompson, disclosed fraud in CDC autism research. Since Thompson’s disclosures, even more CDC whistleblowers beyond the subject of autism have come forward describing ongoing research fraud and misuse of funds at CDC.

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    The “LOVE” EMAILS Between CDC’s Diana Schendel and Autism Researcher Poul Thorsen

    Children’s Health Defense has reported that Centers for Disease Conrol (CDC) autism research scientist turned whistleblower, Dr. William Thompson, disclosed fraud in CDC autism research. Since Thompson’s disclosures, even more CDC whistleblowers beyond the subject of autism have come forward describing ongoing research fraud and misuse of funds at CDC.

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    Children's Health Defense Launches Campaign to Restore Child Health

    The Children’s Health Defense is recognizing October 2017, Children’s Health Month, by launching a set of videos highlighting the chronic health issues plaguing our children. In our Campaign to Restore Child Health, CHD is also asking for everyone’s help to demand vaccine safety science.

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    Children's Health Defense Launches Campaign to Restore Child Health

    The Children’s Health Defense is recognizing October 2017, Children’s Health Month, by launching a set of videos highlighting the chronic health issues plaguing our children. In our Campaign to Restore Child Health, CHD is also asking for everyone’s help to demand vaccine safety science.

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    Campaign to Restore Child Health: Parents Speak Out on Vaccine Injuries

    Here at the Children’s Health Defense, we are struck by the unhealthiness of today’s children. Chronic and often debilitating conditions such as autism, ADHD, allergies, tics and more now affect our nation’s children in alarming, unprecedented numbers.

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    Campaign to Restore Child Health: Parents Speak Out on Vaccine Injuries

    Here at the Children’s Health Defense, we are struck by the unhealthiness of today’s children. Chronic and often debilitating conditions such as autism, ADHD, allergies, tics and more now affect our nation’s children in alarming, unprecedented numbers.

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    Flu Vaccines in Pregnancy and Childhood: What You Need to Know

    Download and print our flu vaccine brochure. Share with your family, friends, doctors and community leaders. (Download our flu vaccine brochure in greyscale.)

    Visit our flu vaccine web page. It’s full of flu facts to help you make informed decisions about your family’s healthcare.

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    Flu Vaccines in Pregnancy and Childhood: What You Need to Know

    Download and print our flu vaccine brochure. Share with your family, friends, doctors and community leaders. (Download our flu vaccine brochure in greyscale.)

    Visit our flu vaccine web page. It’s full of flu facts to help you make informed decisions about your family’s healthcare.

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    High Aluminum Found in Autism Brain Tissue

    Scientists have been aware of aluminum’s neurotoxicity for decades. Although aluminum’s apologists have tried to shroud the metal’s risks in manufactured controversy, a growing number of reports by researchers in the United Kingdom, France, Canada, Israel, the U.S. and elsewhere has furnished substantive evidence linking aluminum to neuropathology, including the epidemics of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

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    High Aluminum Found in Autism Brain Tissue

    Scientists have been aware of aluminum’s neurotoxicity for decades. Although aluminum’s apologists have tried to shroud the metal’s risks in manufactured controversy, a growing number of reports by researchers in the United Kingdom, France, Canada, Israel, the U.S. and elsewhere has furnished substantive evidence linking aluminum to neuropathology, including the epidemics of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

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    Campaign to Restore Child Health: Parents Speak Out on Vaccine Injuries

    Here at the Children’s Health Defense, we are struck by the unhealthiness of today’s children. Chronic and often debilitating conditions such as autism, ADHD, allergies, tics and more now affect our nation’s children in alarming, unprecedented numbers.

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    Hiding Behind Genetics to Avoid Culpability for Environmental Causes of Autism

    Genetics is the darling of the biomedical research industry. For diseases ranging from cancer to skin disorders, investigators have been busily at work for decades trying to identify the conditions’ underlying genetic causes. However, these same investigators—and the reporters who communicate their findings to the public—are often strangely incurious about the role of environmental toxins as triggers of disease.

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    Hiding Behind Genetics to Avoid Culpability for Environmental Causes of Autism

    Genetics is the darling of the biomedical research industry. For diseases ranging from cancer to skin disorders, investigators have been busily at work for decades trying to identify the conditions’ underlying genetic causes. However, these same investigators—and the reporters who communicate their findings to the public—are often strangely incurious about the role of environmental toxins as triggers of disease.

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    Getting to the Heart of the Matter: A Look at Mercury and Cardiovascular Disease

    Mercury’s toxic properties have been apparent for centuries. Nonetheless, from the time of the first Emperor of China on, doctors have been fascinated with the metal’s purported curative properties. In the 19th and early 20th centuries, health practitioners blithely used mercury as a medical treatment for everything from syphilis to teething discomfort to dysentery.

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    Getting to the Heart of the Matter: A Look at Mercury and Cardiovascular Disease

    Mercury’s toxic properties have been apparent for centuries. Nonetheless, from the time of the first Emperor of China on, doctors have been fascinated with the metal’s purported curative properties. In the 19th and early 20th centuries, health practitioners blithely used mercury as a medical treatment for everything from syphilis to teething discomfort to dysentery.

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    The Anthrax Vaccine: Safety Concerns

    Many news stories about vaccines bludgeon readers with the message that it is unacceptable to raise questions about vaccine safety. When the topic of vaccine safety manages to run the gauntlet and enter into public debate, the focus usually is on childhood vaccines. But what about the neglected topic of adult vaccine safety?

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    The Anthrax Vaccine: Safety Concerns

    Many news stories about vaccines bludgeon readers with the message that it is unacceptable to raise questions about vaccine safety. When the topic of vaccine safety manages to run the gauntlet and enter into public debate, the focus usually is on childhood vaccines. But what about the neglected topic of adult vaccine safety?

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    The Anthrax Vaccine: Safety Concerns

    Many news stories about vaccines bludgeon readers with the message that it is unacceptable to raise questions about vaccine safety. When the topic of vaccine safety manages to run the gauntlet and enter into public debate, the focus usually is on childhood vaccines. But what about the neglected topic of adult vaccine safety?

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    The Anthrax Vaccine: Safety Concerns

    Many news stories about vaccines bludgeon readers with the message that it is unacceptable to raise questions about vaccine safety. When the topic of vaccine safety manages to run the gauntlet and enter into public debate, the focus usually is on childhood vaccines. But what about the neglected topic of adult vaccine safety?

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    Just How Many Shots are on the CDC Schedule?

    Children’s Health Defense gets questions about the number of vaccines given to young children in America today. Different articles cite different numbers and the totals can be confusing. This article and chart are designed to clarify the vaccine schedule and explain why the numbers may not always “add up.”

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    Just How Many Shots are on the CDC Schedule?

    Children’s Health Defense gets questions about the number of vaccines given to young children in America today. Different articles cite different numbers and the totals can be confusing. This article and chart are designed to clarify the vaccine schedule and explain why the numbers may not always “add up.”

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    Countering False Vaccine Safety Claims

    We’re living in an age where parents increasingly report that their typically developing children declined cognitively and physically after receiving vaccines. Despite the sound science supporting these parent claims, government agencies and mainstream media continue issuing the now shopworn mantra that vaccines are “safe and effective” ignoring published research and even common sense that indicate otherwise.

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    Countering False Vaccine Safety Claims

    We’re living in an age where parents increasingly report that their typically developing children declined cognitively and physically after receiving vaccines. Despite the sound science supporting these parent claims, government agencies and mainstream media continue issuing the now shopworn mantra that vaccines are “safe and effective” ignoring published research and even common sense that indicate otherwise.

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    Countering False Vaccine Safety Claims

    We’re living in an age where parents increasingly report that their typically developing children declined cognitively and physically after receiving vaccines. Despite the sound science supporting these parent claims, government agencies and mainstream media continue issuing the now shopworn mantra that vaccines are “safe and effective” ignoring published research and even common sense that indicate otherwise.

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    How to Suppress Vaccine Safety Concerns and Protect Financial Interests — Part One

    American consumers, particularly parents, should be asking some hard questions about why the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) apparently have no interest in improving vaccine safety. In the face of snowballing vaccine scandals—from fudged safety trials that use other vaccines as placebos, to persistent use of neurotoxic aluminum adjuvants, to the accelerated rollout of unproven vaccines that may be causing more problems than they solve—these and other vaccine advocacy organizations are not only turning a blind eye but are actively circling the wagons while beefing up public relations (PR) intended to stifle discussion.

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    How to Suppress Vaccine Safety Concerns and Protect Financial Interests — Part One

    American consumers, particularly parents, should be asking some hard questions about why the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) apparently have no interest in improving vaccine safety. In the face of snowballing vaccine scandals—from fudged safety trials that use other vaccines as placebos, to persistent use of neurotoxic aluminum adjuvants, to the accelerated rollout of unproven vaccines that may be causing more problems than they solve—these and other vaccine advocacy organizations are not only turning a blind eye but are actively circling the wagons while beefing up public relations (PR) intended to stifle discussion.

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    How to Suppress Vaccine Safety Concerns and Protect Financial Interests — Part Two

    In Part One of this analysis, we described how two highly biased non-profits—the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)—have been attacking Children’s Health Defense and its Chairman, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. for daring to counter false claims about vaccine safety. Yet the AAP, IAC and other non-profits such as Every Child by Two (ECBT) are among the leading actors propagating misleading assertions about vaccine safety.

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    How to Suppress Vaccine Safety Concerns and Protect Financial Interests — Part Two

    In Part One of this analysis, we described how two highly biased non-profits—the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)—have been attacking Children’s Health Defense and its Chairman, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. for daring to counter false claims about vaccine safety. Yet the AAP, IAC and other non-profits such as Every Child by Two (ECBT) are among the leading actors propagating misleading assertions about vaccine safety.

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    Bill Gates, are vaccines a “miracle” over disease and a “fantastic investment”...

    Bill Gates is fond of using his bully pulpit to talk about “miracles” and “magic.” Gates has featured one or both words in nearly all of his annual wrap-up letters for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2017), most often in reference to the Gates Foundation’s outsized financial and ideological support for global vaccine programs.

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    Bill Gates, are vaccines a “miracle” over disease and a “fantastic investment”...

    Bill Gates is fond of using his bully pulpit to talk about “miracles” and “magic.” Gates has featured one or both words in nearly all of his annual wrap-up letters for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2017), most often in reference to the Gates Foundation’s outsized financial and ideological support for global vaccine programs.

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    Beauty May Be Only Skin Deep but Mercury Toxicity is Systemic

    The use of skin bleaching products to eliminate blemishes and achieve a lighter skin tone is increasingly popular in many parts of the world. Complex sociocultural and commercial forces prompt consumers (predominantly but not exclusively women) to believe that altering their skin tone with these products is not only desirable but fashionable.

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    Beauty May Be Only Skin Deep but Mercury Toxicity is Systemic

    The use of skin bleaching products to eliminate blemishes and achieve a lighter skin tone is increasingly popular in many parts of the world. Complex sociocultural and commercial forces prompt consumers (predominantly but not exclusively women) to believe that altering their skin tone with these products is not only desirable but fashionable.

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    Beauty May Be Only Skin Deep but Mercury Toxicity is Systemic

    The use of skin bleaching products to eliminate blemishes and achieve a lighter skin tone is increasingly popular in many parts of the world. Complex sociocultural and commercial forces prompt consumers (predominantly but not exclusively women) to believe that altering their skin tone with these products is not only desirable but fashionable.

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    Beauty May Be Only Skin Deep but Mercury Toxicity is Systemic

    The use of skin bleaching products to eliminate blemishes and achieve a lighter skin tone is increasingly popular in many parts of the world. Complex sociocultural and commercial forces prompt consumers (predominantly but not exclusively women) to believe that altering their skin tone with these products is not only desirable but fashionable.

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    Beauty May Be Only Skin Deep but Mercury Toxicity is Systemic

    The use of skin bleaching products to eliminate blemishes and achieve a lighter skin tone is increasingly popular in many parts of the world. Complex sociocultural and commercial forces prompt consumers (predominantly but not exclusively women) to believe that altering their skin tone with these products is not only desirable but fashionable.

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    Beauty May Be Only Skin Deep but Mercury Toxicity is Systemic

    The use of skin bleaching products to eliminate blemishes and achieve a lighter skin tone is increasingly popular in many parts of the world. Complex sociocultural and commercial forces prompt consumers (predominantly but not exclusively women) to believe that altering their skin tone with these products is not only desirable but fashionable.

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    Beauty May Be Only Skin Deep but Mercury Toxicity is Systemic

    The use of skin bleaching products to eliminate blemishes and achieve a lighter skin tone is increasingly popular in many parts of the world. Complex sociocultural and commercial forces prompt consumers (predominantly but not exclusively women) to believe that altering their skin tone with these products is not only desirable but fashionable.

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    The Unhealthiest State in America Has the Best Vaccination Rate: Offit’s Orwellian Logic Fails to Connect the Dots

    In a Daily Beast opinion piece on December 15, Paul Offit—one of the vaccine industry’s most strident ambassadors—puzzles over a seeming contradiction. How, Offit wonders, could the state of Mississippi, which has “the worst overall health in the nation,” have used standout “efficiency” to achieve over 99.4% vaccine coverage in kindergartners? Rather than seriously investigate this apparent enigma, Offit presents his ready-made answer and reveals his article’s true purpose.

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    The Unhealthiest State in America Has the Best Vaccination Rate: Offit’s Orwellian Logic Fails to Connect the Dots

    In a Daily Beast opinion piece on December 15, Paul Offit—one of the vaccine industry’s most strident ambassadors—puzzles over a seeming contradiction. How, Offit wonders, could the state of Mississippi, which has “the worst overall health in the nation,” have used standout “efficiency” to achieve over 99.4% vaccine coverage in kindergartners? Rather than seriously investigate this apparent enigma, Offit presents his ready-made answer and reveals his article’s true purpose.

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    The Vaccine Program's Unintended Consequences: A Tale of Two Hepatitis B Studies

    In 1991, US public health authorities began recommending that all infants get the hepatitis B (HepB) vaccine, stipulating that they receive three doses within the first six months of life, starting at birth. The World Health Organization (WHO) followed suit with its own recommendation in 1992, instructing countries to vaccinate from birth even where hepatitis B virus was uncommon.

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    The Vaccine Program's Unintended Consequences: A Tale of Two Hepatitis B Studies

    In 1991, US public health authorities began recommending that all infants get the hepatitis B (HepB) vaccine, stipulating that they receive three doses within the first six months of life, starting at birth. The World Health Organization (WHO) followed suit with its own recommendation in 1992, instructing countries to vaccinate from birth even where hepatitis B virus was uncommon.

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    CDC Director Resigns, but CDC Conflicts of Interest are Par for the Course

    Media outlets are announcing the abrupt resignation of Brenda Fitzgerald, the physician appointed in July, 2017 to head the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The resignation follows on the heels of reporting by Politico, which uncovered conflicts of interest pertaining to dubious investment decisions made by Fitzgerald after she became the nation’s top public health official—including the purchase of thousands of dollars of tobacco, pharmaceutical and health care stocks. Individuals interviewed by Politico describe the trading decisions as “sloppy” and “ridiculous” at best and “legally problematic” at worst.

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    CDC Director Resigns, but CDC Conflicts of Interest are Par for the Course

    Media outlets are announcing the abrupt resignation of Brenda Fitzgerald, the physician appointed in July, 2017 to head the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The resignation follows on the heels of reporting by Politico, which uncovered conflicts of interest pertaining to dubious investment decisions made by Fitzgerald after she became the nation’s top public health official—including the purchase of thousands of dollars of tobacco, pharmaceutical and health care stocks. Individuals interviewed by Politico describe the trading decisions as “sloppy” and “ridiculous” at best and “legally problematic” at worst.

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    CDC Director Resigns, but CDC Conflicts of Interest are Par for the Course

    Media outlets are announcing the abrupt resignation of Brenda Fitzgerald, the physician appointed in July, 2017 to head the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The resignation follows on the heels of reporting by Politico, which uncovered conflicts of interest pertaining to dubious investment decisions made by Fitzgerald after she became the nation’s top public health official—including the purchase of thousands of dollars of tobacco, pharmaceutical and health care stocks. Individuals interviewed by Politico describe the trading decisions as “sloppy” and “ridiculous” at best and “legally problematic” at worst.

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    What are Little Boys Made of? Too Many Chemicals!

    At least one in six American children (roughly 17%) has a diagnosed developmental disability. No matter which once-rare disorder one considers—learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), tics, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) or emotional disturbances—each has witnessed a dramatic escalation over the past several decades.

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    What are Little Boys Made of? Too Many Chemicals!

    At least one in six American children (roughly 17%) has a diagnosed developmental disability. No matter which once-rare disorder one considers—learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), tics, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) or emotional disturbances—each has witnessed a dramatic escalation over the past several decades.

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    Smokin' New Technology to Produce Flu Vaccines

    By nearly everyone’s admission, this year’s influenza vaccine has been a colossal flop. In any given year, flu shot effectiveness in the United States varies widely anyway, but this year’s estimates point to rock-bottom effectiveness of 10%. The previous low over the past five years was an estimated 19% for the 2014-2015 influenza season, when public health researchers concluded that the shot “offered little protection” against the predominant influenza strain.

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    Smokin' New Technology to Produce Flu Vaccines

    By nearly everyone’s admission, this year’s influenza vaccine has been a colossal flop. In any given year, flu shot effectiveness in the United States varies widely anyway, but this year’s estimates point to rock-bottom effectiveness of 10%. The previous low over the past five years was an estimated 19% for the 2014-2015 influenza season, when public health researchers concluded that the shot “offered little protection” against the predominant influenza strain.

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    Related Epidemics? Teen Mental Health Crisis & Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Part 1 of 2.

    It has never been easy to be an adolescent, but by the look of things, twenty-first century teenagers may be having a harder time than ever. One contributing factor—the one that public health agencies and the media seem most willing to discuss—is a ballooning epidemic of mental health problems in teens. Meanwhile, an equally grim developmental disability crisis has been unfolding for years, affecting at least one in six American children and teens but receiving little attention.

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    Related Epidemics? Teen Mental Health Crisis & Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Part 1 of 2.

    It has never been easy to be an adolescent, but by the look of things, twenty-first century teenagers may be having a harder time than ever. One contributing factor—the one that public health agencies and the media seem most willing to discuss—is a ballooning epidemic of mental health problems in teens. Meanwhile, an equally grim developmental disability crisis has been unfolding for years, affecting at least one in six American children and teens but receiving little attention.

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    Related Teen Epidemics? Looking for Answers in All the Wrong Places. Part 2 of 2.

    As discussed in Part One, American teenagers are drowning in a rising tide of disorders: behavioral issues, sensory problems, depression, self-harm and more. The medical-pharmaceutical industry has rushed to brand all of these problems as mental health conditions treatable with profit-generating drugs. Few are talking about the broader neurodevelopmental crisis—triggered in part by environmental toxins such as the mercury and aluminum in vaccines—that is sabotaging children’s neurodevelopment and sapping adolescent resilience.

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    Related Teen Epidemics? Looking for Answers in All the Wrong Places. Part 2 of 2.

    As discussed in Part One, American teenagers are drowning in a rising tide of disorders: behavioral issues, sensory problems, depression, self-harm and more. The medical-pharmaceutical industry has rushed to brand all of these problems as mental health conditions treatable with profit-generating drugs. Few are talking about the broader neurodevelopmental crisis—triggered in part by environmental toxins such as the mercury and aluminum in vaccines—that is sabotaging children’s neurodevelopment and sapping adolescent resilience.

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    Related Teen Epidemics? Looking for Answers in All the Wrong Places. Part 2 of 2.

    As discussed in Part One, American teenagers are drowning in a rising tide of disorders: behavioral issues, sensory problems, depression, self-harm and more. The medical-pharmaceutical industry has rushed to brand all of these problems as mental health conditions treatable with profit-generating drugs. Few are talking about the broader neurodevelopmental crisis—triggered in part by environmental toxins such as the mercury and aluminum in vaccines—that is sabotaging children’s neurodevelopment and sapping adolescent resilience.

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    Childhood Cancers, Autism and Environmental Toxins

    The incidence of childhood cancers has been steadily rising for several decades, to such an extent that cancers in young people now have their very own day in the limelight: International Childhood Cancer Day (February 15). For American children ages one through 14, cancer is the top disease-related cause of death, second only to accidents among all causes of childhood mortality.

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    Childhood Cancers, Autism and Environmental Toxins

    The incidence of childhood cancers has been steadily rising for several decades, to such an extent that cancers in young people now have their very own day in the limelight: International Childhood Cancer Day (February 15). For American children ages one through 14, cancer is the top disease-related cause of death, second only to accidents among all causes of childhood mortality.

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    Childhood Cancers, Autism and Environmental Toxins

    The incidence of childhood cancers has been steadily rising for several decades, to such an extent that cancers in young people now have their very own day in the limelight: International Childhood Cancer Day (February 15). For American children ages one through 14, cancer is the top disease-related cause of death, second only to accidents among all causes of childhood mortality.

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    Childhood Cancers, Autism and Environmental Toxins

    The incidence of childhood cancers has been steadily rising for several decades, to such an extent that cancers in young people now have their very own day in the limelight: International Childhood Cancer Day (February 15). For American children ages one through 14, cancer is the top disease-related cause of death, second only to accidents among all causes of childhood mortality.

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    Type 1 Diabetes on the Rise in Young Children: Is Anyone Paying Attention?

    Chronic illness is at epidemic levels in the United States as well as other wealthy nations. Autoimmune diseases, though tending to receive less attention than headline-grabbing afflictions such as cancer and heart disease, have experienced some of the most rapid increases.

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    Type 1 Diabetes on the Rise in Young Children: Is Anyone Paying Attention?

    Chronic illness is at epidemic levels in the United States as well as other wealthy nations. Autoimmune diseases, though tending to receive less attention than headline-grabbing afflictions such as cancer and heart disease, have experienced some of the most rapid increases.

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    Incentivizing Pediatricians to Follow the CDC Vaccine Schedule

    Most American families use pediatricians—rather than generalist family doctors—as their frontline children’s health care provider. With the backing of its trade organization, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the field of pediatrics has been booming for some years, ensuring current and future demand for the many doctors-in-training who are choosing pediatrics as their specialty. Pediatricians’ average annual salary (roughly $200,000) may not be competitive with some of the more specialized medical domains, but pediatrics appears to offer high career satisfaction and inducements such as flexibility and part-time work opportunities.

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    Incentivizing Pediatricians to Follow the CDC Vaccine Schedule

    Most American families use pediatricians—rather than generalist family doctors—as their frontline children’s health care provider. With the backing of its trade organization, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the field of pediatrics has been booming for some years, ensuring current and future demand for the many doctors-in-training who are choosing pediatrics as their specialty. Pediatricians’ average annual salary (roughly $200,000) may not be competitive with some of the more specialized medical domains, but pediatrics appears to offer high career satisfaction and inducements such as flexibility and part-time work opportunities.

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    Congress Receives Vaccine Safety Project Details Including Actions Needed for Sound Science and Transparency

    The long-term health effects of our vaccine program are inadequately studied and our regulatory bodies are conflicted. Childhood health epidemics have mushroomed along with the childhood vaccine schedule.

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    Congress Receives Vaccine Safety Project Details Including Actions Needed for Sound Science and Transparency

    The long-term health effects of our vaccine program are inadequately studied and our regulatory bodies are conflicted. Childhood health epidemics have mushroomed along with the childhood vaccine schedule.

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    Vaccines as a Trigger for Early-Childhood Febrile Seizures

    Febrile seizures (also called febrile convulsions) occur in young children in conjunction with fever and are the most common type of childhood seizure. Somewhere between two and five percent of American children will have at least one febrile seizure by age five, and anywhere from 23% to 43% of those will experience a recurrence.

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    Vaccines as a Trigger for Early-Childhood Febrile Seizures

    Febrile seizures (also called febrile convulsions) occur in young children in conjunction with fever and are the most common type of childhood seizure. Somewhere between two and five percent of American children will have at least one febrile seizure by age five, and anywhere from 23% to 43% of those will experience a recurrence.

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    Upholding Religious and Conscience-Based Vaccine Exemptions

    For many individuals and families, deeply held conscientious and religious beliefs play a guiding role in decisions about vaccination. Recognizing the primacy and legitimacy of these beliefs, 47 out of 50 states permit religious and/or conscience-based vaccine exemptions, and about 1% to 6% of kindergartners claim such exemptions.

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    Upholding Religious and Conscience-Based Vaccine Exemptions

    For many individuals and families, deeply held conscientious and religious beliefs play a guiding role in decisions about vaccination. Recognizing the primacy and legitimacy of these beliefs, 47 out of 50 states permit religious and/or conscience-based vaccine exemptions, and about 1% to 6% of kindergartners claim such exemptions.

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    Upholding Religious and Conscience-Based Vaccine Exemptions

    For many individuals and families, deeply held conscientious and religious beliefs play a guiding role in decisions about vaccination. Recognizing the primacy and legitimacy of these beliefs, 47 out of 50 states permit religious and/or conscience-based vaccine exemptions, and about 1% to 6% of kindergartners claim such exemptions.

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    Journalists' "Shots" Sometimes Miss Their Mark

    One of the most common recent trends is the derogatory use of the term “anti-vaccine.”

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    Journalists' "Shots" Sometimes Miss Their Mark

    One of the most common recent trends is the derogatory use of the term “anti-vaccine.”

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    Journalists' "Shots" Sometimes Miss Their Mark

    One of the most common recent trends is the derogatory use of the term “anti-vaccine.”

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    Molecular Mimicry—Understanding the Link between Vaccines and Autoimmune Disease

    Autoimmune diseases have become increasingly common in the United States and other high-income countries over the past several decades and now affect an estimated 5%-10% of the population in those countries. The broad category of “autoimmune disease” comprises over 100 different rheumatic, endocrinological, gastrointestinal and neurological conditions that ensue when the body’s immune responses get misdirected against itself.

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    Molecular Mimicry—Understanding the Link between Vaccines and Autoimmune Disease

    Autoimmune diseases have become increasingly common in the United States and other high-income countries over the past several decades and now affect an estimated 5%-10% of the population in those countries. The broad category of “autoimmune disease” comprises over 100 different rheumatic, endocrinological, gastrointestinal and neurological conditions that ensue when the body’s immune responses get misdirected against itself.

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    Vaccine Injury Payouts: Consumers on the Hook for over $3.8 Billion as Vaccine Makers Rake in Profits

    The National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (NCVIA) that went into effect in 1988 stipulated that vaccine manufacturers cannot be held liable for injuries or deaths that occur from use of their vaccines which are recommended for every child in America by the Centers for Disease Control.

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    Vaccine Injury Payouts: Consumers on the Hook for over $3.8 Billion as Vaccine Makers Rake in Profits

    The National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (NCVIA) that went into effect in 1988 stipulated that vaccine manufacturers cannot be held liable for injuries or deaths that occur from use of their vaccines which are recommended for every child in America by the Centers for Disease Control.

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    Vaccine Injury Payouts: Consumers on the Hook for over $3.8 Billion as Vaccine Makers Rake in Profits

    The National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (NCVIA) that went into effect in 1988 stipulated that vaccine manufacturers cannot be held liable for injuries or deaths that occur from use of their vaccines which are recommended for every child in America by the Centers for Disease Control.

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    The Tail Wagging the Dog: Death Categorization Drives Healthcare Decisions

    I work with doctors, coroners and the local county registrars every day to create death records. It’s what I do for a living and I wanted to share my thoughts on the mortality rates being thrown around on mainstream and social media regarding the influenza epidemic. Please note: This information I am sharing is not limited to influenza reporting, but rather, serves as a case study of how the mortality rate recording system (mal)functions at large.

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    The Tail Wagging the Dog: Death Categorization Drives Healthcare Decisions

    I work with doctors, coroners and the local county registrars every day to create death records. It’s what I do for a living and I wanted to share my thoughts on the mortality rates being thrown around on mainstream and social media regarding the influenza epidemic. Please note: This information I am sharing is not limited to influenza reporting, but rather, serves as a case study of how the mortality rate recording system (mal)functions at large.

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    The Changing Face of Vaccinology

    Vaccines are “immunogenic formulations” intended to protect vaccinated individuals by inducing production of antibodies and cell-mediated immune responses to combat infectious (and sometimes noninfectious) conditions. Historians trace the roots of modern vaccinology—the science of vaccine development—to the dicey practices of smallpox inoculation and variolation that began in the 1700s.

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    The Changing Face of Vaccinology

    Vaccines are “immunogenic formulations” intended to protect vaccinated individuals by inducing production of antibodies and cell-mediated immune responses to combat infectious (and sometimes noninfectious) conditions. Historians trace the roots of modern vaccinology—the science of vaccine development—to the dicey practices of smallpox inoculation and variolation that began in the 1700s.

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    Regulators Remain Indifferent to Unsafe Levels of Aluminum in Vaccines

    Vaccines are complex laboratory creations designed for one seemingly simple purpose: to stimulate a theoretically protective immune response. However, some vaccines are not as likely to have their intended effect without an “adjuvant” to amplify the vaccinated individual’s response. Aluminum salts are the most common type of vaccine adjuvant in use, despite abundant science establishing aluminum as a neurotoxin.

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    Regulators Remain Indifferent to Unsafe Levels of Aluminum in Vaccines

    Vaccines are complex laboratory creations designed for one seemingly simple purpose: to stimulate a theoretically protective immune response. However, some vaccines are not as likely to have their intended effect without an “adjuvant” to amplify the vaccinated individual’s response. Aluminum salts are the most common type of vaccine adjuvant in use, despite abundant science establishing aluminum as a neurotoxin.

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    Science Confirms (Again): Pervasive Developmental Disorder Mirrors Mercury Poisoning

    When they are at their best, scientific journals can offer a receptive forum for the exchange of ideas, and an opportunity to put forth or debate specific hypotheses in an open-minded manner. Within this forum, some scientific claims may vie for the status of “canonized facts”—and some may even come close to achieving that status—but always, there should remain the possibility of re-examining a claim’s veracity.

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    Science Confirms (Again): Pervasive Developmental Disorder Mirrors Mercury Poisoning

    When they are at their best, scientific journals can offer a receptive forum for the exchange of ideas, and an opportunity to put forth or debate specific hypotheses in an open-minded manner. Within this forum, some scientific claims may vie for the status of “canonized facts”—and some may even come close to achieving that status—but always, there should remain the possibility of re-examining a claim’s veracity.

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    Could Goldman Sachs Report Be Exposing Pharma’s Real End Game of Drug Dependency vs. Curing Disease?

    Together, the U.S. government and American families are spending billions on medications, therapy, insurance, education, housing, etc. to address the epidemics of chronic childhood diseases. These include autism, ADHD, diabetes, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, allergies (including deadly peanut allergies), autoimmune conditions, obesity and more. The costs are staggering.

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    Could Goldman Sachs Report Be Exposing Pharma’s Real End Game of Drug Dependency vs. Curing Disease?

    Together, the U.S. government and American families are spending billions on medications, therapy, insurance, education, housing, etc. to address the epidemics of chronic childhood diseases. These include autism, ADHD, diabetes, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, allergies (including deadly peanut allergies), autoimmune conditions, obesity and more. The costs are staggering.

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    Enough Already: Autism Needs to Be Declared a National Health Crisis

    It is both astonishing and insulting that, nearly three decades in, federal agencies and public health experts persist in denying and refusing to tackle our nation’s staggering autism epidemic. With typical dismissiveness (and a straight face), one group of pediatric researchers recently had the temerity to put the word “epidemic” in quotes while endorsing the charade that the rising prevalence of autism is attributable to broader diagnostic criteria, increased awareness and “the inclusion of milder neurodevelopmental differences bordering on normality.

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    Enough Already: Autism Needs to Be Declared a National Health Crisis

    It is both astonishing and insulting that, nearly three decades in, federal agencies and public health experts persist in denying and refusing to tackle our nation’s staggering autism epidemic. With typical dismissiveness (and a straight face), one group of pediatric researchers recently had the temerity to put the word “epidemic” in quotes while endorsing the charade that the rising prevalence of autism is attributable to broader diagnostic criteria, increased awareness and “the inclusion of milder neurodevelopmental differences bordering on normality.

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    That Was Then, This Is Now: Open Season on Vaccinating Pregnant Women

    Instinctively, most of us know that pregnancy is a time when it makes sense to be cautious. After all, as even popular culture attests, “precious cargo” is involved. With medications, focus group research indicates that when the risks of a given medication are unknown, most women are not willing to take the medication during pregnancy.

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    That Was Then, This Is Now: Open Season on Vaccinating Pregnant Women

    Instinctively, most of us know that pregnancy is a time when it makes sense to be cautious. After all, as even popular culture attests, “precious cargo” is involved. With medications, focus group research indicates that when the risks of a given medication are unknown, most women are not willing to take the medication during pregnancy.

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    Official Canadian Data Show That There Is More Autism in Regions Where Vaccine Coverage Is Highest

    Rates of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) continue to soar worldwide, with average prevalence estimated to be around 1.5% in developed countries. This estimate appears to be spot-on for Canada, which reported in March 2018 that autism (as of 2015) affected 1 in 66 children and youth (1.52%). These numbers place Canada among the “top ten” for autism among North American, European and Asian countries.

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    Official Canadian Data Show That There Is More Autism in Regions Where Vaccine Coverage Is Highest

    Rates of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) continue to soar worldwide, with average prevalence estimated to be around 1.5% in developed countries. This estimate appears to be spot-on for Canada, which reported in March 2018 that autism (as of 2015) affected 1 in 66 children and youth (1.52%). These numbers place Canada among the “top ten” for autism among North American, European and Asian countries.

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    CDC Still Paralyzed by Autism Epidemic: Report Shows One in 59 Children in the US Now Affected

    Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released the latest autism spectrum disorder (ASD) prevalence estimate from its Autism and Developmental Disabilities (ADDM) network. Among children born in 2006, in the 11 states included in the report, ASD prevalence at age eight was one in 59 children.  

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    CDC Still Paralyzed by Autism Epidemic: Report Shows One in 59 Children in the US Now Affected

    Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released the latest autism spectrum disorder (ASD) prevalence estimate from its Autism and Developmental Disabilities (ADDM) network. Among children born in 2006, in the 11 states included in the report, ASD prevalence at age eight was one in 59 children.  

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    AUTISM EPIDEMIC: 1 in 59 Children. CDC Remains Paralyzed

    The autism epidemic is a public health disaster that will have repercussions for generations. The CDC Autism and Developmental Disabilities (ADDM) network report was released a few days ago showing that autism affects one in 59 children. As the epidemic shows no signs of abating, and the one in 59 rate is for the 2006 birth cohort (children now 12 years old), the true number of children affected by autism in recent years is likely much higher.

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    AUTISM EPIDEMIC: 1 in 59 Children. CDC Remains Paralyzed

    The autism epidemic is a public health disaster that will have repercussions for generations. The CDC Autism and Developmental Disabilities (ADDM) network report was released a few days ago showing that autism affects one in 59 children. As the epidemic shows no signs of abating, and the one in 59 rate is for the 2006 birth cohort (children now 12 years old), the true number of children affected by autism in recent years is likely much higher.

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    Big Pharma’s Stranglehold on Vaccination Policy in Europe

    European Union (EU) residents have less confidence in vaccine safety than people in any other region in the world. From the perspective of the powerful pharmaceutical industry and its bought politicians, this growing skepticism about vaccine orthodoxy cannot be permitted to gain further momentum.

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    Big Pharma’s Stranglehold on Vaccination Policy in Europe

    European Union (EU) residents have less confidence in vaccine safety than people in any other region in the world. From the perspective of the powerful pharmaceutical industry and its bought politicians, this growing skepticism about vaccine orthodoxy cannot be permitted to gain further momentum.

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    Vaccine Mandate Efforts in Europe Get Pushback

    In Part One, Children’s Health Defense reported on the European Parliament’s March 2018 resolution to promote tight Europe-wide coordination of vaccination policies and go after the so-called phenomenon of “vaccine hesitancy.” 

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    Vaccine Mandate Efforts in Europe Get Pushback

    In Part One, Children’s Health Defense reported on the European Parliament’s March 2018 resolution to promote tight Europe-wide coordination of vaccination policies and go after the so-called phenomenon of “vaccine hesitancy.” 

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    If You’re Whitewashing Autism, You’re Part of the Problem

    From “better diagnosis” to the idea the autistic brain is “wired differently” to the emphasis on those with extraordinary talents, efforts to whitewash the realities of autism are endless. We’ve been spoon fed a bogus narrative that normalizes autism and most people buy it despite the fact that kids in this country are clearly suffering more than ever, and not just with autism.

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    If You’re Whitewashing Autism, You’re Part of the Problem

    From “better diagnosis” to the idea the autistic brain is “wired differently” to the emphasis on those with extraordinary talents, efforts to whitewash the realities of autism are endless. We’ve been spoon fed a bogus narrative that normalizes autism and most people buy it despite the fact that kids in this country are clearly suffering more than ever, and not just with autism.

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    The Varicella Vaccine, Skyrocketing Shingles and CDC Chicanery

    “Collusion” is the word du jour, and the practice’s very characteristics—deception, fraud, misrepresentation and secrecy—often prevent collusive acts from coming to light. In the scientific research community, would-be deceivers draw on a variety of tricks to slant their message, including manipulating data, employing other questionable research practices, not disclosing conflicts of interest, harassing whistleblowers and engaging in outright censorship.

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    The Varicella Vaccine, Skyrocketing Shingles and CDC Chicanery

    “Collusion” is the word du jour, and the practice’s very characteristics—deception, fraud, misrepresentation and secrecy—often prevent collusive acts from coming to light. In the scientific research community, would-be deceivers draw on a variety of tricks to slant their message, including manipulating data, employing other questionable research practices, not disclosing conflicts of interest, harassing whistleblowers and engaging in outright censorship.

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    HPV Vaccine’s Likely Contribution to Sweden’s Spike in Cervical Cancer

    When the U.S. introduced the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in 2006, cervical cancer rates had been steadily declining for several decades, in large part due to successful and routinized cervical cancer screening. A similar trend also was underway in Europe, including in Scandinavia. Within that region, Sweden stood out as having the lowest levels of cervical cancer.

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    HPV Vaccine’s Likely Contribution to Sweden’s Spike in Cervical Cancer

    When the U.S. introduced the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in 2006, cervical cancer rates had been steadily declining for several decades, in large part due to successful and routinized cervical cancer screening. A similar trend also was underway in Europe, including in Scandinavia. Within that region, Sweden stood out as having the lowest levels of cervical cancer.

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    The U.S. Needs an Independent Vaccine Safety Organization

    Most Americans are oblivious to the huge annual burden of chronic illness, injuries and deaths linked to vaccines. Some of the blame for the public’s ignorance belongs to a complicit media that “pretends that vaccine-related injuries do not occur.”

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    The U.S. Needs an Independent Vaccine Safety Organization

    Most Americans are oblivious to the huge annual burden of chronic illness, injuries and deaths linked to vaccines. Some of the blame for the public’s ignorance belongs to a complicit media that “pretends that vaccine-related injuries do not occur.”

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    The U.S. Needs an Independent Vaccine Safety Organization

    Most Americans are oblivious to the huge annual burden of chronic illness, injuries and deaths linked to vaccines. Some of the blame for the public’s ignorance belongs to a complicit media that “pretends that vaccine-related injuries do not occur.”

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    Two Huge Vaccine Scandals the Press is Ignoring

    Some lies are so big, many people can’t accept the fact that they’re lies. Their minds are boggled. “No,” they say, “that couldn’t be.” But yes, that could be, and is.

    Two giant vaccine scandals are in progress at the moment.

    The mainstream press is mentioning them, here and there, but without any intent to raise alarms, dig in, investigate, and get down to the core of the problem.

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    Two Huge Vaccine Scandals the Press is Ignoring

    Some lies are so big, many people can’t accept the fact that they’re lies. Their minds are boggled. “No,” they say, “that couldn’t be.” But yes, that could be, and is.

    Two giant vaccine scandals are in progress at the moment.

    The mainstream press is mentioning them, here and there, but without any intent to raise alarms, dig in, investigate, and get down to the core of the problem.

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    Are Cochrane Reviews Truly “Independent and Transparent”?

    Policy-makers often attach considerable importance to systematic reviews when they make decisions about health care strategies and future policy directions. A systematic review is a “study of studies” that reviews the available body of evidence for a given disease or health topic in a “standardized and systematic way.”

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    Are Cochrane Reviews Truly “Independent and Transparent”?

    Policy-makers often attach considerable importance to systematic reviews when they make decisions about health care strategies and future policy directions. A systematic review is a “study of studies” that reviews the available body of evidence for a given disease or health topic in a “standardized and systematic way.”

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    Declining IQ: A Race to the Bottom?

    Over the past several decades, American children’s physical and mental well-being has steadily deteriorated. Over half (54%) of all U.S. children (as of 2007) had a chronic health condition—with developmental and behavioral problems, obesity, allergies, asthma and mental health conditions leading the pack—and the prevalence of many of these conditions doubled from 1988 to the mid-2000s.

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    Declining IQ: A Race to the Bottom?

    Over the past several decades, American children’s physical and mental well-being has steadily deteriorated. Over half (54%) of all U.S. children (as of 2007) had a chronic health condition—with developmental and behavioral problems, obesity, allergies, asthma and mental health conditions leading the pack—and the prevalence of many of these conditions doubled from 1988 to the mid-2000s.

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    The Plausible Connection between Vaccines and SIDS

    In January 2018, media outlets reported the embarrassing news that children born in the United States are 76% more likely to die before their first birthday than infants born in 19 other wealthy countries. This clear-cut finding emerged from a cross-national study published in Health Affairs by medical researchers at Johns Hopkins and two other leading U.S. teaching hospitals.

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    The Plausible Connection between Vaccines and SIDS

    In January 2018, media outlets reported the embarrassing news that children born in the United States are 76% more likely to die before their first birthday than infants born in 19 other wealthy countries. This clear-cut finding emerged from a cross-national study published in Health Affairs by medical researchers at Johns Hopkins and two other leading U.S. teaching hospitals.

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    The Boys Are Not Alright

    Over the past decade or so, the term “gender gap” has taken on a new and heretofore unimaginable usage. Instead of signaling pay gaps or gender differentials in voting patterns, “gender gap” now seems to be shorthand for male decline and weakness in domains as varied as education, employment and health. Referring to the novel Atlas Shrugged and its focus on “the motor of the world,”

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    The Boys Are Not Alright

    Over the past decade or so, the term “gender gap” has taken on a new and heretofore unimaginable usage. Instead of signaling pay gaps or gender differentials in voting patterns, “gender gap” now seems to be shorthand for male decline and weakness in domains as varied as education, employment and health. Referring to the novel Atlas Shrugged and its focus on “the motor of the world,”

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    Thousand-Fold Increase in Autism Prevalence since the 1930s

    At all levels of society, autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are exacting a heavy toll. On a purely economic level, the demand for special services and care for an escalating number of autistic children (and, increasingly, adults) is stretching families, schools and health care systems to the breaking point.

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    Thousand-Fold Increase in Autism Prevalence since the 1930s

    At all levels of society, autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are exacting a heavy toll. On a purely economic level, the demand for special services and care for an escalating number of autistic children (and, increasingly, adults) is stretching families, schools and health care systems to the breaking point.

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    Maternal Immune Activation and Autism

    The prevalence of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in the U.S. has exhibited a strong upward trend for several decades. In the most recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report for 2014, the estimated prevalence of autism in New Jersey—the state with the longest-running and most comprehensive surveillance—was 1 in 22 boys, up an alarming 32% since 2008.

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    Maternal Immune Activation and Autism

    The prevalence of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in the U.S. has exhibited a strong upward trend for several decades. In the most recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report for 2014, the estimated prevalence of autism in New Jersey—the state with the longest-running and most comprehensive surveillance—was 1 in 22 boys, up an alarming 32% since 2008.

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    Aluminum and Mercury Synergy: A “Perfect Storm”

    Children’s Health Defense note: When it comes to aluminum and mercury, one plus one does not equal two. The toxicity of mercury alone, and the toxicity of aluminum alone—both of which are concerning enough—are each far below the toxicity that results from exposure to both. Tests of the two metals in combination show that the toxicity levels skyrocket. How long have regulators known this fact?

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    Aluminum and Mercury Synergy: A “Perfect Storm”

    Children’s Health Defense note: When it comes to aluminum and mercury, one plus one does not equal two. The toxicity of mercury alone, and the toxicity of aluminum alone—both of which are concerning enough—are each far below the toxicity that results from exposure to both. Tests of the two metals in combination show that the toxicity levels skyrocket. How long have regulators known this fact?

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    One in Nine Adverse Events Reported After DTaP Vaccination is Serious—But CDC Says, “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”

    Until the 1990s, the vaccine administered to children for diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis protection was the DTP vaccine, one of the first combination vaccines ever licensed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). However, as a “whole-cell” vaccine (meaning that it contained the entire Bordetella pertussis organism rather than purified components), DTP had a significant downside—including published safety concerns dating back to the 1930s and widespread reports of neurological damage emanating from both the United States and other countries.

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    One in Nine Adverse Events Reported After DTaP Vaccination is Serious—But CDC Says, “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”

    Until the 1990s, the vaccine administered to children for diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis protection was the DTP vaccine, one of the first combination vaccines ever licensed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). However, as a “whole-cell” vaccine (meaning that it contained the entire Bordetella pertussis organism rather than purified components), DTP had a significant downside—including published safety concerns dating back to the 1930s and widespread reports of neurological damage emanating from both the United States and other countries.

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    Garbage In, Garbage Out: Researchers Dress Down Cochrane for Its Flawed and Biased Review of HPV Vaccines

    In May 2018, Cochrane, the research organization that bills itself as the “international gold standard for high quality, trusted information,” released a flattering review of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines. The Cochrane review methodology involves pulling together data from clinical trials and reviewing the assembled evidence in what is supposed to be a standardized, systematic and neutral manner.

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    Garbage In, Garbage Out: Researchers Dress Down Cochrane for Its Flawed and Biased Review of HPV Vaccines

    In May 2018, Cochrane, the research organization that bills itself as the “international gold standard for high quality, trusted information,” released a flattering review of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines. The Cochrane review methodology involves pulling together data from clinical trials and reviewing the assembled evidence in what is supposed to be a standardized, systematic and neutral manner.

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    Natural Measles Immunity—Better Protection and More Long-Term Benefits than Vaccines

    Stories about vaccines in the popular press tend to be unabashedly one-sided, generally portraying vaccination as a universal (and essential) “good” with virtually no down side. This unscientific bias is particularly apparent in news reports about measles, which often are little more than hysterical diatribes against the unvaccinated.

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    Natural Measles Immunity—Better Protection and More Long-Term Benefits than Vaccines

    Stories about vaccines in the popular press tend to be unabashedly one-sided, generally portraying vaccination as a universal (and essential) “good” with virtually no down side. This unscientific bias is particularly apparent in news reports about measles, which often are little more than hysterical diatribes against the unvaccinated.

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    Ten Thousand Chemicals in Food and Food Packaging: What Are These Substances Doing to Our Children?

    Public health challenges related to the foods that American children eat are a not-infrequent topic of national conversation. With 38% of children either overweight or obese, the childhood obesity epidemic tends to top the list of concerns, along with related issues such as children’s fast food consumption and the damaging effects of junk food advertising.

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    Ten Thousand Chemicals in Food and Food Packaging: What Are These Substances Doing to Our Children?

    Public health challenges related to the foods that American children eat are a not-infrequent topic of national conversation. With 38% of children either overweight or obese, the childhood obesity epidemic tends to top the list of concerns, along with related issues such as children’s fast food consumption and the damaging effects of junk food advertising.

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    Incidence of Childhood Cancers Skyrockets: Is Modern Life Destroying the Health of Our Children?

    No one really likes to talk about cancer, and childhood cancers are an especially unpalatable topic of conversation. Yet the fact is that cancers are among the top four causes of death for both children and adults. The newest U.S. cancer statistics for young people (under 20 years old), which cover the years 2001–2014, point to steadily increasing rates of pediatric cancer over that time period.

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    Incidence of Childhood Cancers Skyrockets: Is Modern Life Destroying the Health of Our Children?

    No one really likes to talk about cancer, and childhood cancers are an especially unpalatable topic of conversation. Yet the fact is that cancers are among the top four causes of death for both children and adults. The newest U.S. cancer statistics for young people (under 20 years old), which cover the years 2001–2014, point to steadily increasing rates of pediatric cancer over that time period.

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    Children’s Health Defense Will Tackle the “Avalanche of Unprecedented Health Epidemics” in Children

    There is no greater crisis facing our world today than the chronic disease epidemic that has sabotaged the health of our children.  To date, CHD’s advocacy work has focused primarily on the toxic effects of mercury – one of the most neurotoxic substances on Earth – and the epidemic of neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism, plaguing our children.

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    Children’s Health Defense Will Tackle the “Avalanche of Unprecedented Health Epidemics” in Children

    There is no greater crisis facing our world today than the chronic disease epidemic that has sabotaged the health of our children.  To date, CHD’s advocacy work has focused primarily on the toxic effects of mercury – one of the most neurotoxic substances on Earth – and the epidemic of neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism, plaguing our children.

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    Infant Deaths Following Vaccination: The Numbers Don’t Lie—Or Do They?

    National and international health agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the World Health Organization (WHO) routinely and emphatically claim that serious adverse events following vaccination are rare. Nowhere is officialdom’s minimization of vaccine risks more apparent than in these agencies’ position on vaccine-related deaths. The WHO, for example, states that “so few deaths can plausibly be attributed to vaccines that it is hard to assess the risk statistically.”

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    Infant Deaths Following Vaccination: The Numbers Don’t Lie—Or Do They?

    National and international health agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the World Health Organization (WHO) routinely and emphatically claim that serious adverse events following vaccination are rare. Nowhere is officialdom’s minimization of vaccine risks more apparent than in these agencies’ position on vaccine-related deaths. The WHO, for example, states that “so few deaths can plausibly be attributed to vaccines that it is hard to assess the risk statistically.”

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    The House of Cards is Falling: The Shake Up At Cochrane

    The international scientific network now known as Cochrane (formerly the Cochrane Collaboration)—which every year churns out hundreds of influential systematic reviews geared toward health policy-making—is not the type of organization that typically makes news headlines. Of late, however, Cochrane’s vaunted edifice of credibility has been visibly crumbling as the organization deals with mounting questions about whether it is as free from conflicted funding and industry-favorable bias as it likes to claim.

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    The House of Cards is Falling: The Shake Up At Cochrane

    The international scientific network now known as Cochrane (formerly the Cochrane Collaboration)—which every year churns out hundreds of influential systematic reviews geared toward health policy-making—is not the type of organization that typically makes news headlines. Of late, however, Cochrane’s vaunted edifice of credibility has been visibly crumbling as the organization deals with mounting questions about whether it is as free from conflicted funding and industry-favorable bias as it likes to claim.

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    The House of Cards is Falling: The Shake Up At Cochrane

    The international scientific network now known as Cochrane (formerly the Cochrane Collaboration)—which every year churns out hundreds of influential systematic reviews geared toward health policy-making—is not the type of organization that typically makes news headlines. Of late, however, Cochrane’s vaunted edifice of credibility has been visibly crumbling as the organization deals with mounting questions about whether it is as free from conflicted funding and industry-favorable bias as it likes to claim.

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    The House of Cards is Falling: The Shake Up At Cochrane

    The international scientific network now known as Cochrane (formerly the Cochrane Collaboration)—which every year churns out hundreds of influential systematic reviews geared toward health policy-making—is not the type of organization that typically makes news headlines. Of late, however, Cochrane’s vaunted edifice of credibility has been visibly crumbling as the organization deals with mounting questions about whether it is as free from conflicted funding and industry-favorable bias as it likes to claim.

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    Can Immune Dysregulation Cause Neurodevelopmental Disorders?

    A common criticism of the Western medical model is that it tends to look at body systems in isolation from one another. Here and there, however, scientific disciplines arise that explicitly acknowledge interactions across systems.

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    Can Immune Dysregulation Cause Neurodevelopmental Disorders?

    A common criticism of the Western medical model is that it tends to look at body systems in isolation from one another. Here and there, however, scientific disciplines arise that explicitly acknowledge interactions across systems.

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    Autism and Obesity: Common Ground and Origins?

    Almost two decades into the twenty-first century, the state of children’s health in the U.S. could scarcely be more distressing. With many seemingly disparate health trends converging, over half of all children have at least one chronic condition. Obesity and autism are two of the conditions that have witnessed the most dramatic increases.

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    Autism and Obesity: Common Ground and Origins?

    Almost two decades into the twenty-first century, the state of children’s health in the U.S. could scarcely be more distressing. With many seemingly disparate health trends converging, over half of all children have at least one chronic condition. Obesity and autism are two of the conditions that have witnessed the most dramatic increases.

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    The CDC’s Influenza Math Doesn’t Add Up: Exaggerating the Death Toll to Sell Flu Shots

    Every year at about this time, public health officials and their media megaphones start up the drumbeat to encourage everyone (including half-year-old infants, pregnant women and the invalid elderly) to get a flu shot. Never mind that more often than not the vaccines increase the risk of getting sick.

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    The CDC’s Influenza Math Doesn’t Add Up: Exaggerating the Death Toll to Sell Flu Shots

    Every year at about this time, public health officials and their media megaphones start up the drumbeat to encourage everyone (including half-year-old infants, pregnant women and the invalid elderly) to get a flu shot. Never mind that more often than not the vaccines increase the risk of getting sick.

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    Looking Back, Looking Forward: Cancer and Vaccines

    Cancer is the leading disease-related cause of death in American children, and the rise in childhood cancers has occurred alongside dramatic expansion of the childhood vaccine schedule.

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    Looking Back, Looking Forward: Cancer and Vaccines

    Cancer is the leading disease-related cause of death in American children, and the rise in childhood cancers has occurred alongside dramatic expansion of the childhood vaccine schedule.

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    Dr. Paul Offit’s Promo for 'BAD ADVICE' Falls Flat

    Dr. Paul Offit was at the National Press Club in Washington, DC October 29th peddling his new book, “BAD ADVICE: Or Why Celebrities, Politicians and Activists Aren’t Your Best Source of Health Information.” It is clear that Dr. Offit desperately wants to be the authority on vaccines. He already is the industry shill, but is he the authority? The opinion of the crowd in attendance at the event was a resounding NO.

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    Dr. Paul Offit’s Promo for 'BAD ADVICE' Falls Flat

    Dr. Paul Offit was at the National Press Club in Washington, DC October 29th peddling his new book, “BAD ADVICE: Or Why Celebrities, Politicians and Activists Aren’t Your Best Source of Health Information.” It is clear that Dr. Offit desperately wants to be the authority on vaccines. He already is the industry shill, but is he the authority? The opinion of the crowd in attendance at the event was a resounding NO.

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    Don’t Fall for the CDC’s Outlandish Lies About Thimerosal

    Propaganda experts have long admitted that the “big lie” is an important tool for molding public opinion. A psychological profile of Hitler carried out by the U.S. Office of Strategic Services noted that one of the German leader’s “primary rules” was that “people will believe a big lie sooner than a little one” and “if you repeat it frequently enough people will sooner or later believe it.”

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    Don’t Fall for the CDC’s Outlandish Lies About Thimerosal

    Propaganda experts have long admitted that the “big lie” is an important tool for molding public opinion. A psychological profile of Hitler carried out by the U.S. Office of Strategic Services noted that one of the German leader’s “primary rules” was that “people will believe a big lie sooner than a little one” and “if you repeat it frequently enough people will sooner or later believe it.”

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    Don’t Fall for the CDC’s Outlandish Lies About Thimerosal

    Propaganda experts have long admitted that the “big lie” is an important tool for molding public opinion. A psychological profile of Hitler carried out by the U.S. Office of Strategic Services noted that one of the German leader’s “primary rules” was that “people will believe a big lie sooner than a little one” and “if you repeat it frequently enough people will sooner or later believe it.”

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    $4 Billion and Growing: U.S. Payouts for Vaccine Injuries and Deaths Keep Climbing

    In most public health communications about vaccination, officials gloss over vaccine risks, dismissing any possible “side effects” as mild. However, vaccination programs have always resulted in more serious vaccine injuries for some. In the 1970s and early 1980s, for example, the diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT) vaccine and its whole-cell pertussis component had chalked up so much vaccine damage that a television documentary likened receiving a DPT shot to playing “vaccine roulette.”

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    $4 Billion and Growing: U.S. Payouts for Vaccine Injuries and Deaths Keep Climbing

    In most public health communications about vaccination, officials gloss over vaccine risks, dismissing any possible “side effects” as mild. However, vaccination programs have always resulted in more serious vaccine injuries for some. In the 1970s and early 1980s, for example, the diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT) vaccine and its whole-cell pertussis component had chalked up so much vaccine damage that a television documentary likened receiving a DPT shot to playing “vaccine roulette.”

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    CDC Data Reanalysis Shows Strong, Statistically Significant Relationship Between MMR Vaccine & Autism

    After four long years, CHD Board Member, Dr. Brian Hooker’s reanalysis of the CDC’s MMR-autism data from the original DeStefano et al. 2004 Pediatrics paper has been republished in the Winter 2018 Edition of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons.

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    CDC Data Reanalysis Shows Strong, Statistically Significant Relationship Between MMR Vaccine & Autism

    After four long years, CHD Board Member, Dr. Brian Hooker’s reanalysis of the CDC’s MMR-autism data from the original DeStefano et al. 2004 Pediatrics paper has been republished in the Winter 2018 Edition of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons.

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    CDC Data Reanalysis Shows Strong, Statistically Significant Relationship Between MMR Vaccine & Autism

    After four long years, CHD Board Member, Dr. Brian Hooker’s reanalysis of the CDC’s MMR-autism data from the original DeStefano et al. 2004 Pediatrics paper has been republished in the Winter 2018 Edition of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons.

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    Vaccine vs. Disease Trade-offs: Cheating Children’s Immune Systems

    These days, one policy-maker after another seems to be promoting no-exceptions vaccination policies—hawking an incessant and growing barrage of childhood vaccines that begins prenatally and continues throughout childhood. Despite these efforts, the narrative that vaccines are keeping children healthy is rapidly crumbling.

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    Vaccine vs. Disease Trade-offs: Cheating Children’s Immune Systems

    These days, one policy-maker after another seems to be promoting no-exceptions vaccination policies—hawking an incessant and growing barrage of childhood vaccines that begins prenatally and continues throughout childhood. Despite these efforts, the narrative that vaccines are keeping children healthy is rapidly crumbling.

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    Are Doctors Giving Patients Up-to-Date Vaccine Safety Information (or Any Safety Information at All)?

    In 1986, Congress passed the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (NCVIA), a carefully crafted piece of legislation that gave vaccine manufacturers their dream come true: blanket immunity from liability for injuries resulting from childhood vaccines. Throwing a bone to the safety concerns of consumers, the Act also mandated that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) (via the CDC) develop and distribute educational materials to inform vaccine recipients and/or their parents about a given vaccine’s risks and benefits.

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    Are Doctors Giving Patients Up-to-Date Vaccine Safety Information (or Any Safety Information at All)?

    In 1986, Congress passed the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (NCVIA), a carefully crafted piece of legislation that gave vaccine manufacturers their dream come true: blanket immunity from liability for injuries resulting from childhood vaccines. Throwing a bone to the safety concerns of consumers, the Act also mandated that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) (via the CDC) develop and distribute educational materials to inform vaccine recipients and/or their parents about a given vaccine’s risks and benefits.

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    Is Arthritis in Childhood Becoming the “New Normal”—Are Vaccines to Blame?

    For people who think of arthritis as a disease of the elderly, learning that children also suffer from arthritic conditions may come as a shock. Across age groups, various forms of arthritis are a growing public health problem in the United States. New cases of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and other types of autoimmune arthritis in young Americans are two to three times higher than in Canada, with cases occurring within the wider context of proliferating pediatric autoimmune disorders.

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    Is Arthritis in Childhood Becoming the “New Normal”—Are Vaccines to Blame?

    For people who think of arthritis as a disease of the elderly, learning that children also suffer from arthritic conditions may come as a shock. Across age groups, various forms of arthritis are a growing public health problem in the United States. New cases of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and other types of autoimmune arthritis in young Americans are two to three times higher than in Canada, with cases occurring within the wider context of proliferating pediatric autoimmune disorders.

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    U.S. Water Fluoridation: A Forced Experiment that Needs to End

    The United States stands almost entirely alone among developed nations in adding industrial silicofluorides to its drinking water—imposing the community-wide measure without informed consent. Globally, roughly 5% of the population consumes chemically fluoridated water, but more people in the U.S. drink fluoride-adulterated water than in all other countries combined.

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    U.S. Water Fluoridation: A Forced Experiment that Needs to End

    The United States stands almost entirely alone among developed nations in adding industrial silicofluorides to its drinking water—imposing the community-wide measure without informed consent. Globally, roughly 5% of the population consumes chemically fluoridated water, but more people in the U.S. drink fluoride-adulterated water than in all other countries combined.

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    Vaccine Mandates Results Don't Safeguard Children's Rights or Health: How Did We Get Here?

    For decades, the U.S. government has made compulsory childhood vaccination one of the cornerstones of its public health policy. Outside the U.S., countries’ vaccination policies range from completely voluntary to “aggressive,” with some nations promoting vaccination but leaving the decision up to the individual, and others pushing a little harder by financially incentivizing vaccination.

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    Vaccine Mandates Results Don't Safeguard Children's Rights or Health: How Did We Get Here?

    For decades, the U.S. government has made compulsory childhood vaccination one of the cornerstones of its public health policy. Outside the U.S., countries’ vaccination policies range from completely voluntary to “aggressive,” with some nations promoting vaccination but leaving the decision up to the individual, and others pushing a little harder by financially incentivizing vaccination.

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    Herd Immunity: A False Rationale for Vaccine Mandates

    Herd immunity is a largely theoretical concept, yet for decades, it has furnished one of the key underpinnings for vaccine mandates in the United States. The public health establishment borrowed the herd immunity concept from pre-vaccine observations of natural disease outbreaks.

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    Herd Immunity: A False Rationale for Vaccine Mandates

    Herd immunity is a largely theoretical concept, yet for decades, it has furnished one of the key underpinnings for vaccine mandates in the United States. The public health establishment borrowed the herd immunity concept from pre-vaccine observations of natural disease outbreaks.

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    The Flawed Logic of Hepatitis B Vaccine Mandates

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) strongly recommend that newborn babies get the hepatitis B vaccine on their first day of life. About 12 million doses are administered to American babies in any given year. However, unless their mothers harbor the virus (determined by routine prenatal blood testing), newborns are probably the least likely human beings on the planet at risk of actually getting hepatitis B.

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    The Flawed Logic of Hepatitis B Vaccine Mandates

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) strongly recommend that newborn babies get the hepatitis B vaccine on their first day of life. About 12 million doses are administered to American babies in any given year. However, unless their mothers harbor the virus (determined by routine prenatal blood testing), newborns are probably the least likely human beings on the planet at risk of actually getting hepatitis B.

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    The Facts About Measles

    Articles in the media aimed at drumming up fear and whipping the public into a frenzy about nothing is happening with greater frequency. Such is the case with the latest “measles epidemic” in WA state. Headlines include dire warnings about the “deadly” measles with the solution being more vaccination. One shot for your child and he/she is saved! What could be easier?

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    The Facts About Measles

    Articles in the media aimed at drumming up fear and whipping the public into a frenzy about nothing is happening with greater frequency. Such is the case with the latest “measles epidemic” in WA state. Headlines include dire warnings about the “deadly” measles with the solution being more vaccination. One shot for your child and he/she is saved! What could be easier?

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    The Dangers of 5G to Children's Health

    Mobile and wireless technologies are a ubiquitous feature of modern life. Most U.S. adults own smartphones, a growing proportion are “smartphone-only” Internet users and over a fourth report being online “almost constantly.” As for children, a 2014 survey of high-income nations reported that almost seven in ten children used a mobile phone, and two-thirds of those had a smartphone, usually by age 10.

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    The Dangers of 5G to Children's Health

    Mobile and wireless technologies are a ubiquitous feature of modern life. Most U.S. adults own smartphones, a growing proportion are “smartphone-only” Internet users and over a fourth report being online “almost constantly.” As for children, a 2014 survey of high-income nations reported that almost seven in ten children used a mobile phone, and two-thirds of those had a smartphone, usually by age 10.

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    Bill Gates’ ‘Web of Power' Threatens Life on Earth, New Report Shows

    Philanthrocapitalism has emerged over the last 30 years as a major force with the potential to “push the future of our planet towards extinction and ecological collapse,” …

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    ‘Gates to a Global Empire’: How Bill Gates’ ‘Web of Power’ Threatens All Life on Earth

    Philanthrocapitalism — epitomized by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation — has emerged over the last 30 years as a major force with the potential to “push the future of our planet towards extinction and ecological collapse,” according to a report launched Wednesday by Navdanya International. “Gates to a Global Empire” sheds light on how […]

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    Bill Gates’ ‘Web of Power' Threatens Life on Earth, New Report Shows

    Philanthrocapitalism has emerged over the last 30 years as a major force with the potential to “push the future of our planet towards extinction and ecological collapse,” …

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    Holocaust Survivor: Don’t Let Authorities Use Fear to Turn You Into a ‘Robot’

    Holocaust survivor and activist Vera Sharav has some strong words for adults who value their health and individual freedom …

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    Holocaust Survivor: Don’t Let Authorities Use Fear to Turn You Into a ‘Robot’

    Holocaust survivor and activist Vera Sharav has some strong words for adults who value their health and individual freedom …

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    Holocaust Survivor: Don’t Let Authorities Use Fear to Turn You Into a ‘Robot’

    Holocaust survivor and activist Vera Sharav has some strong words for adults who value their health and individual freedom …

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    Holocaust Survivor: Don’t Let Authorities Use Fear to Turn You Into a ‘Robot’

    Holocaust survivor and activist Vera Sharav has some strong words for adults who value their health and individual freedom …

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    Children’s Long-Term Mental Health at Risk From COVID-19-related Stress, Experts Warn

    In the midst of the sweeping socioeconomic devastation wrought by COVID-19 restrictions, one field, sadly, is booming: mental health.

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    Children’s Long-Term Mental Health at Risk From COVID-19-related Stress, Experts Warn

    In the midst of the sweeping socioeconomic devastation wrought by COVID-19 restrictions, one field, sadly, is booming: mental health.

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    The Yellow Fever Vaccine: More Questions Than Answers

    In January, 2019, news outlets reported the death of a leading cancer researcher in the UK, who suffered total organ failure not long after receiving a yellow fever (YF) vaccine. Both the UK and the U.S. recommend YF vaccination for anyone nine months of age or older who is planning to travel to a yellow-fever-endemic country in sub-Saharan Africa or South America.

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    The Yellow Fever Vaccine: More Questions Than Answers

    In January, 2019, news outlets reported the death of a leading cancer researcher in the UK, who suffered total organ failure not long after receiving a yellow fever (YF) vaccine. Both the UK and the U.S. recommend YF vaccination for anyone nine months of age or older who is planning to travel to a yellow-fever-endemic country in sub-Saharan Africa or South America.

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    Sudden Cardiac Deaths in Young People

    The death of a child is always a shocking event, but perhaps even more so when a young person dies abruptly and unexpectedly. When a previously healthy child dies because their heart suddenly stops, parents are bound to have questions about “why.”

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    Sudden Cardiac Deaths in Young People

    The death of a child is always a shocking event, but perhaps even more so when a young person dies abruptly and unexpectedly. When a previously healthy child dies because their heart suddenly stops, parents are bound to have questions about “why.”

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    Failure to Vaccinate or Vaccine Failure: What Is Driving Disease Outbreaks?

    In late February, in testimony on measles for the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Dr. Anthony Fauci—director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)—admitted with a chuckle that he and most of the Committee members sitting before him had uneventfully experienced measles as children and had recovered completely.

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    Failure to Vaccinate or Vaccine Failure: What Is Driving Disease Outbreaks?

    In late February, in testimony on measles for the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Dr. Anthony Fauci—director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)—admitted with a chuckle that he and most of the Committee members sitting before him had uneventfully experienced measles as children and had recovered completely.

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    Failure to Vaccinate or Vaccine Failure: What Is Driving Disease Outbreaks?

    In late February, in testimony on measles for the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Dr. Anthony Fauci—director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)—admitted with a chuckle that he and most of the Committee members sitting before him had uneventfully experienced measles as children and had recovered completely.

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    One Vaccine Size Does Not Fit All—and Researchers Know It

    In 2014, a top Mayo Clinic researcher admitted something that rarely gets acknowledged: vaccines “work differently” for each of us. Investigating the potential relationship between demographic factors and people’s immune response to rubella vaccination, the researcher discovered that African Americans produce more rubella antibodies than other racial/ethnic groups and “maybe” only need “half the size dose [of vaccine] that we give to Caucasians.”

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    One Vaccine Size Does Not Fit All—and Researchers Know It

    In 2014, a top Mayo Clinic researcher admitted something that rarely gets acknowledged: vaccines “work differently” for each of us. Investigating the potential relationship between demographic factors and people’s immune response to rubella vaccination, the researcher discovered that African Americans produce more rubella antibodies than other racial/ethnic groups and “maybe” only need “half the size dose [of vaccine] that we give to Caucasians.”

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    Real-Life Data Show that the CDC Vaccine Schedule is Causing Harm

    In 2015, California’s governor signed SB277, a bill that eliminated the state’s nonmedical vaccine exemptions. The bill placed California families in the difficult position of either accepting the state’s “one-size-fits-all” vaccine mandate or forfeiting their children’s right to any preschool or K-12 classroom education.

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    Real-Life Data Show that the CDC Vaccine Schedule is Causing Harm

    In 2015, California’s governor signed SB277, a bill that eliminated the state’s nonmedical vaccine exemptions. The bill placed California families in the difficult position of either accepting the state’s “one-size-fits-all” vaccine mandate or forfeiting their children’s right to any preschool or K-12 classroom education.

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    Long-Term Consequences of Mumps Vaccination: Many Unanswered Questions

    It has been about five decades since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Merck’s first mumps vaccine. The company began launching combination MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccines in the 1970s. Coincidentally—or not—an infertility crisis has been brewing over roughly the same time period, with dramatic declines in sperm counts and record-low fertility levels.

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    Long-Term Consequences of Mumps Vaccination: Many Unanswered Questions

    It has been about five decades since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Merck’s first mumps vaccine. The company began launching combination MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccines in the 1970s. Coincidentally—or not—an infertility crisis has been brewing over roughly the same time period, with dramatic declines in sperm counts and record-low fertility levels.

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    Childhood Shingles Resulting from Chickenpox Vaccination: “Rare” or Predictable?

    From the inception of mass vaccination, childhood vaccines have produced a raft of unintended consequences. The varicella (chickenpox) vaccine represents a case in point. While the reduced circulation of wild chickenpox virus may spare some healthy children a benign case of chickenpox, children now face the more serious risk of developing shingles at young ages and chickenpox at older ages.

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    Childhood Shingles Resulting from Chickenpox Vaccination: “Rare” or Predictable?

    From the inception of mass vaccination, childhood vaccines have produced a raft of unintended consequences. The varicella (chickenpox) vaccine represents a case in point. While the reduced circulation of wild chickenpox virus may spare some healthy children a benign case of chickenpox, children now face the more serious risk of developing shingles at young ages and chickenpox at older ages.

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    Once Burned, Twice Shy—Why “Anti-Vaxxers” Are Really "Ex-Vaxxers”

    In the 1920s, Edward Bernays, the so-called “father of public relations,” wrote several influential books outlining the principles of successful propaganda. In his book by that title, Bernays argued that “the mind of the people…is made up for it by…those persons who understand the manipulation of public opinion” and know how to skillfully supply the public with “inherited prejudices” and “verbal formulas.”

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    Once Burned, Twice Shy—Why “Anti-Vaxxers” Are Really "Ex-Vaxxers”

    In the 1920s, Edward Bernays, the so-called “father of public relations,” wrote several influential books outlining the principles of successful propaganda. In his book by that title, Bernays argued that “the mind of the people…is made up for it by…those persons who understand the manipulation of public opinion” and know how to skillfully supply the public with “inherited prejudices” and “verbal formulas.”

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    ‘TRUTH’ With RFK, Jr. and Mark Crispin Miller: Propaganda, Censorship and the ‘Lockdown Left’

    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and media studies professor Mark Crispin Miller discuss the increased efforts to censor those who question the official government/industry narrative on the COVID crisis. 

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    ‘TRUTH’ With RFK, Jr. and Mark Crispin Miller: Propaganda, Censorship and the ‘Lockdown Left’

    Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and media studies professor Mark Crispin Miller discuss the increased efforts to censor those who question the official government/industry narrative on the COVID crisis. 

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    No Enigma: Vaccines and the Food Allergy Epidemic

    The United States faces an ever-worsening food allergy epidemic. An estimated 1 in 12 children (8%) have food allergies, and prevalence has risen by at least 50% since 1997. Childhood food allergies are the most common cause of anaphylaxis (a “severe allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death”).

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    No Enigma: Vaccines and the Food Allergy Epidemic

    The United States faces an ever-worsening food allergy epidemic. An estimated 1 in 12 children (8%) have food allergies, and prevalence has risen by at least 50% since 1997. Childhood food allergies are the most common cause of anaphylaxis (a “severe allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death”).

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    Vaccination as Orthodoxy: Conflicts of Interest Undermine Children’s Health Part I

    Vaccination has been a cornerstone of U.S. government public health policy for decades. Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—initially called the Communicable Disease Center—opened its doors in the early 1940s with a mandate primarily focused on malaria eradication, it rapidly pushed to “extend its responsibilities to other communicable diseases,” including many of the illnesses subsequently targeted by vaccination.

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    Vaccination as Orthodoxy: Conflicts of Interest Undermine Children’s Health Part I

    Vaccination has been a cornerstone of U.S. government public health policy for decades. Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—initially called the Communicable Disease Center—opened its doors in the early 1940s with a mandate primarily focused on malaria eradication, it rapidly pushed to “extend its responsibilities to other communicable diseases,” including many of the illnesses subsequently targeted by vaccination.

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    Millennials Besieged by Chronic Illness: From Age 27, It’s All “Downhill”

    Millennials (born between the early 1980s and approximately the mid-1990s), especially older millennials are in strikingly poorer health than earlier generations. According to a report released in April by the Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Association, millennials are experiencing double-digit increases in prevalence of major depression, substance/alcohol/tobacco use, Crohn’s disease/ulcerative colitis and type II diabetes compared to what Gen Xers experienced at the same ages.

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    Millennials Besieged by Chronic Illness: From Age 27, It’s All “Downhill”

    Millennials (born between the early 1980s and approximately the mid-1990s), especially older millennials are in strikingly poorer health than earlier generations. According to a report released in April by the Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Association, millennials are experiencing double-digit increases in prevalence of major depression, substance/alcohol/tobacco use, Crohn’s disease/ulcerative colitis and type II diabetes compared to what Gen Xers experienced at the same ages.

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    NCVIA: The Legislation that Changed Everything—Conflicts of Interest Undermine Children’s Health: Part II

    In 1986, President Ronald Reagan signed into law a piece of legislation called the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (NCVIA), crafted by then-Representative Henry Waxman (now a health industry lobbyist). According to the New York Times, President Reagan “said he had approved the bill ‘with mixed feelings’”—despite his own Justice Department urging him to veto the Act.

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    NCVIA: The Legislation that Changed Everything—Conflicts of Interest Undermine Children’s Health: Part II

    In 1986, President Ronald Reagan signed into law a piece of legislation called the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (NCVIA), crafted by then-Representative Henry Waxman (now a health industry lobbyist). According to the New York Times, President Reagan “said he had approved the bill ‘with mixed feelings’”—despite his own Justice Department urging him to veto the Act.

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    FDA Lets Pfizer Test Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine on U.S. Children

    Pfizer becomes first company in U.S. to include children in Phase 3 COVID vaccine trials.

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    FDA Lets Pfizer Test Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine on U.S. Children

    Pfizer becomes first company in U.S. to include children in Phase 3 COVID vaccine trials.

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    FDA Lets Pfizer Test Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine on U.S. Children

    Pfizer becomes first company in U.S. to include children in Phase 3 COVID vaccine trials.

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    Video: RFK, Jr. Launches Children’s Health Defense Europe in Berlin

    August 29 proved to be a landmark day in the history of the health freedom movement, not just in Germany, but for advocates who were watching the events in Berlin unfold from around the world.

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    Video: Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Launches Children’s Health Defense Europe in Berlin

    August 29 proved to be a landmark day in the history of the health freedom movement, not just in Germany, but also for advocates who were watching the events in Berlin unfold from around the world. Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., for the launch of Children’s Health Defense Europe, spoke resolutely to an enthusiastic crowd estimated […]

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    Video: Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Launches Children’s Health Defense Europe in Berlin

    August 29 proved to be a landmark day in the history of the health freedom movement, not just in Germany, but also for advocates who were watching the events in Berlin unfold from around the world. Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., for the launch of Children’s Health Defense Europe, spoke resolutely to an enthusiastic crowd estimated […]

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    Watch the press conference from Wednesday regarding the response brief filed in the landmark case against the FCC.

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