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Measles Eradication is a Fantasy

By Charlotte Gilruth, CCH  – Vermont Coalition for Vaccine Choice

Jan 24, 2015

Scapegoating usually is an oversimplification of a more complex issue. (1)

Contrary to the stated goals of official health organizations such as the CDC and WHO, measles could not be eliminated even if everyone on the planet were to be vaccinated. On the contrary, mass vaccination seems to be exacerbating measles’ spread.

A study published in Great Britain’s Proceedings of the Royal Society (2) found that measles vaccination “can have a range of unexpected consequences as it reduces the natural boosting of immunity” and that “the interaction between vaccination and waning immunity can lead to pronounced epidemic cycles in which the peak levels of infection can be…orders of magnitude greater than the mean.”

Microbes constantly mutate, so vaccines may become less and less successful at protecting against new circulating strains, similar to the way overuse of antibiotics promotes growth of resistant bacteria such as MRSA. The international medical community is addressing this important phenomenon of “vaccine-driven pathogen evolution.” (3)

Measles can be spread through vaccinated individuals. The CDC cites 21 cases of measles occurring in a fully vaccinated secondary school, which “…demonstrates that transmission of measles can occur within a school population with a documented immunization level of 100%.” (4)

The origin of an outbreak in New York City in 2011 was traced to an “index patient” who had two doses of measles-containing vaccine, and spread the infection to four “secondary patients” who had either two doses of measles vaccine or confirmed positive test for measles antibody. (5)

Any vaccine can lead to encephalitis (brain damage, through swelling of the brain): The Merck Manual, the largest-selling medical textbook, says vaccines can cause encephalitis when “A virus or vaccine triggers a reaction that makes the immune system attack brain tissue (an autoimmune reaction).” (6)

In the package insert of Merck’s M-M-R II vaccine, “Encephalitis; encephalopthy; measles inclusion body encephalitis (MIBE), and subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) are listed as possible adverse reactions, with the comment that “the data suggest the possibility that some of these cases may have been caused by measles vaccines.” (7)

Of of the nearly $2.7 billion total paid out in claims for vaccine injuries and deaths from 1988 to the present by the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP), 12% was for deaths and injuries attributed to measles vaccines. (8)

In the VICP, only four conditions are covered for measles-containing vaccines: Anaphylactic shock, Encephalopathy (or encephalitis), Thrombocytopenic purpura [excessive bruising and bleeding], and Vaccine-strain Measles Viral Infection in an immunodeficient recipient. (9) Those vaccinated against measles can endanger immune-compromised individuals through shedding of live viruses.

Vaccines are not necessarily as effective as we are led to believe. Merck has been sued for falsification of data and for making fraudulent claims about the efficacy of the Mumps component of its M-M-R II vaccine. (10) This case has been tied up in court since 2012. How can we believe Merck’s claims about its many other vaccines?

Most of these problems apply to other types of vaccines, making it clear that vaccination is fraught with ambiguity, and that the tiny percentage of those who opt out - less than 2% of children entering kindergarten nationwide are not vaccinated at all (11) – cannot be blamed for the failure of vaccines to check the spread of disease.

Nearly 300 vaccines are under development, (12) and following current protocols, most will eventually be mandated. Even now it’s reasonable to forgo at least a few shots of the dozens required, yet throughout the country, hostility mounts toward thinking health care consumers who decline vaccination for a variety of good reasons.. A survey by the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found 25 percent of pediatricians have fired patients for refusing vaccines. (13)

The Vermont Coalition for Vaccine Choice regularly hears complaints from those who have been disrespected by their physicians because of their vaccine choices. Recently, two of my close family members were subjected to varying degrees of pressure to be vaccinated themselves while pregnant; one was later harassed for refusing to vaccinate her newborn. (The doctor honorably apologized the next day.)

As the pharmaceutical and insurance industries and the government increasingly dominate health care, it becomes ever more urgent to hold onto our right to informed consent regarding all medical choices–including the highly personal matter of whether to accept vaccination for oneself or one’s children. Informed consent, a cornerstone of medical ethics, is summarized by the AMA as a communication process to “elicit a better understanding of the treatment or procedure, so that he or she can make an informed decision to proceed or to refuse a particular course of medical intervention.” (14)

Informed consent by definition includes the right to say “no.” Period.

Charlotte Gilruth, CCH
Secretary Vermont Coalition for Vaccine Choice
Worcester

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References

1) Anonymous comment. “Herd Immunity.” Science-based Medicine. 5 June 2009. http://
www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/herd-immunity/
2) Heffernan, J.M., and Keeling, M.J. “Implications of vaccination and waning immunity.” Proceedings of the Royal Society. 4 March 2009. http://tinyurl.com/l8jm7kn
3) “Vaccination: an evolutionary engine for species?” Fondation Merieux. 25-27 November 2013. http://tinyurl.com/la6lmlv
4) “Measles Outbreak among Vaccinated High School Students–Illinois.” Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Report/CDC. 22 June 1984. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00000359.htm
5) Jennifer B. Rosen, Jennifer S. Rota, Carole J. Hickman, Sun B. Sowers, Sara Mercader, Paul A. Rota, William J. Bellini, Ada J. Huang, Margaret K. Doll, Jane R. Zucker, and Christopher M. Zimmerman. “Outbreak of Measles Among Persons With Prior Evidence of Immunity, New York City, 2011.” Clinical Infectious Diseases/Oxford Journals. Volume 58 Issue 9. 1 May 2014. http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/58/9/1205
6) “Encephalitis.” Merck Manual Home Health Handbook. May 2013. http://tinyurl.com/kpqsuyu
7) Merck & Co., Inc. “M-M-R® II (MEASLES, MUMPS, and RUBELLA VIRUS VACCINE LIVE).” (vaccine package insert). Food and Drug Administration. http://tinyurl.com/nyqwxtj
8) National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program. “Data and Statistics.” Human Resources and Services Administration. 2 April 2014. http://www.hrsa.gov/vaccinecompensation/data.html
9) Ibid. “Vaccine Injury Table of covered vaccines and associated injuries.” http://www.hrsa.gov/vaccinecompensation/vaccinetable.html
10) Kramer, Reuben. “Class Says Merck Lied About Mumps Vaccine.” Courthouse News Service. 27 June 2012. http://tinyurl.com/7hj7372
11) “Vaccination Coverage Among Children in Kindergarten — United States, 2012–13 School Year.” CDC: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). 2 August 2013. http://tinyurl.com/lflzpoc
12) Taylor, Lynne. “US biopharma: nearly 300 vaccines in R&D, Online Pharma Times. 24 April 2012. http://tinyurl.com/kh2fkmx
13) Jaslow, Ryan. “Doctors fire patients who refuse vaccines for children: Ethical?” CBS News. 30 March 2012. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/doctors-fire-patients-who-refuse-vaccines-for-their-children-ethical/
14) Shaz, Beth H., MD. “Donor’s Written Statement of Understanding.” (p.6) FDA. June 2009. http://tinyurl.com/n8apvhg

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Pertussis Booster Vaccines May Not Fight Disease Resurgence – Medscape

Medscape Medical News  January 22, 2015

Pertussis vaccine booster schedules may not be an effective strategy against the recent pertussis resurgence, according to a new modeling study. The model predicts that to be effective, a vaccine booster schedule must reflect the underlying causes of disease resurgence. Unfortunately, experts still do not fully understand the causes behind the whooping cough resurgence.

“Our results reinforce the importance of ongoing efforts to understand vaccine-derived pertussis immunity better because it is central to developing cost-effective control strategies. If the cause of the resurgence is vaccine leakiness, then no worthwhile booster strategies are able to combat this problem, pointing toward the need for new vaccines. Our findings also emphasize the need for trouble-shooting pertussis resurgence; misdiagnosis of the problem will lead to implementing economically costly control measures with little or no epidemiological gains,” write Maria A. Riolo, PhD, and Pejman Rohani, PhD, from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

The researchers present the results of their mathematical modeling in an article published online January 20 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Their model considered pertussis resurgence as a complex applied problem that is both high-dimensional and hard to predict. Their team used the model to identify a pertussis booster schedule that would achieve disease reduction at the lowest economic cost.

The team investigated four scenarios under which the available infant vaccine might fail to prevent the transmission of infection: insufficient vaccine coverage, such as that which occurs when parents opt out of a vaccination program; a low-efficacy vaccine that fails to provide protection; waning vaccine protection, such as that which occurs when initial protection wears off over time; and “leaky” vaccine protection that reduces the risk for infection but does not eliminate it completely.

Each of these scenarios pointed toward a distinct booster schedule. In other words, the pertussis resurgence mechanism was the driver behind optimization of the pertussis booster schedule.

In particular, the investigators draw attention to the leaky immunity scenario. They were unable to find a booster schedule that could compensate for leaky immunity. “If a vaccine is too leaky, the pathogen can continue to circulate in a fully vaccinated population, and you won’t be able to get elimination using that vaccine alone,” Dr Riolo said in a university news release. “You can still get a large reduction from pre-vaccine levels of disease, but the leakiness limits how far you can get.”

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a series of five pertussis vaccinations for children younger than 7 years. Pertussis once seemed under control, but there has been a resurgence of disease since the 1980s.

Many public health officials support the introduction of whooping cough booster shots into childhood immunization schedules, despite a poor understanding of the root cause of the pertussis resurgence. Such booster shots may be “epidemiologically ineffective and economically costly,” according to Dr Riolo and Dr Rohani.

A limitation of the study, the authors note, is that they did not attempt to model the social gathering of unvaccinated individuals, asymptomatic individuals, or household structure. Instead, they used a genetic algorithm that calculated the way that evolution by natural selection would operate over diverse booster schedules. The investigators acknowledge that the genetic algorithm does not reflect much of the real-world complexity and uncertainty associated with the pertussis resurgence.

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Combating pertussis resurgence: One booster vaccination schedule does not fit all

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences    January 20, 2015

Pertussis has reemerged as a major public health concern in many countries where vaccine uptake remains high and pertussis has been considered well controlled until recently. In our paper, we address the important scientific and practical problem of developing optimal booster vaccination schedules by using a genetic algorithm. Our results argue that booster vaccination schedules developed based on misdiagnosis of the problem are likely to be epidemiologically ineffective and economically costly.

Abstract

Pertussis has reemerged as a major public health concern in many countries where it was once considered well controlled. Although the mechanisms responsible for continued pertussis circulation and resurgence remain elusive and contentious, many countries have nevertheless recommended booster vaccinations, the timing and number of which vary widely. Here, using a stochastic, age-stratified transmission model, we searched for cost-effective booster vaccination strategies using a genetic algorithm. We did so assuming four hypothesized mechanisms underpinning contemporary pertussis epidemiology: (I) insufficient coverage, (II) frequent primary vaccine failure, (III) waning of vaccine-derived protection, and (IV) vaccine “leakiness.” For scenarios I–IV, successful booster strategies were identified and varied considerably by mechanism. Especially notable is the inability of booster schedules to alleviate resurgence when vaccines are leaky. Critically, our findings argue that the ultimate effectiveness of vaccine booster schedules will likely depend on correctly pinpointing the causes of resurgence, with misdiagnosis of the problem epidemiologically ineffective and economically costly.

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US Govt Admits Paul Offit’s Rotavirus Vaccine Causes Deadly Adverse Reactions

By Melissa Melton  TruthstreamMedia  Nov 30, 2014

The guy [Offit] who sat on a the board that helped create a captured market for the rotavirus vaccine then went on to create said vaccine … As Dr. Mercola put it, Offit effectively used his position on ACIP to “vote himself rich.”

Because the Obama administration quietly announced their plans for 3,400-plus new regulations last week just after Ferguson erupted and just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, a lot of what’s actually going on in that rather long list was already lost and forgotten pretty much the moment it was released.

One regulation worth mentioning has to do with rotavirus vaccines and a condition called intussusception.

Intussusception is a serious condition where part of the intestine slides into an adjacent part of the intestines, and it is the most common abdominal emergency to hit kids under the age of two. Usually the intestines become blocked. This results in the veins becoming compressed, the intestines swelling, and ultimately, obstruction. Reduced blood flow can actually kill the affected intestine, causing it to become gangrenous. Intussusception can cause internal bleeding, and it can even cause the intestine to rupture. Symptoms include cramps and abdominal pain which for infants seems like a colicky reaction, vomiting, and lack of appetite. Failure to catch this condition early or misdiagnosis can lead to death.

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Babies under a year old are most susceptible to intussusception.

One of 3,415 new rules (which surely should’ve been in place when rotavirus vaccines first began being administered) officially adds intussusception to the Vaccine Injury Table for rotavirus vaccines under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program.

The rule states:

The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program allows a family of a child, a person, or their estate to receive monetary compensation if they experience a vaccine-related injury or death after receiving a covered vaccine. Currently, no adverse event is listed on the Vaccine Injury Table for rotavirus vaccines. However, recent data point to a small risk of intussusception, and the rule amends the Vaccine Injury Table to provide for this adverse event. 

The rotavirus vaccine is administered at two, four, and six months of age in combination with other vaccines.

According to the VAERS Database at the time of writing this article, of the nearly 11,000 adverse events reported in children under three after receiving a rotavirus vaccine, there are 532 incidents listed where a child under the age of 3 received a rotavirus vaccine and later presented with intussusception. (Note: there were actually 542 cases, but age was unknown in 10 of them.)

The United States currently has the most aggressive vaccination schedule in the whole world. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends we shoot up our infants up with 26 shots by age one, and then ten more shots before age five.

Considering what ends up reported in the VAERS Database is only a teeny tiny window into the true number of side effects suffered by patients who are administered vaccines (as most people aren’t even aware the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System even exists to report side effects to in the first place), coupled with the fact that the government has basically been forced to list intussusception as a side effect, this is yet another vaccine risk parents need to be aware of.

The World Health Organization officially recommended rotavirus vaccines be included in all national immunization programs in 2009. Only two rotavirus vaccines are approved for infants in the U.S.: Merck’s RotaTeq and GlaxoSmithKline’s Rotarix.

This particular vaccine has always stood out as especially controversial considering both its revolving door, conflict-of-interest origins and the fact that the FDA admitted in 2010 these vaccines were contaminated with DNA from two pig viruses.

First, about those pig viruses (via the National Vaccine Information Center):

On May 7, 2010, the FDA announced that RotaTeq vaccine was contaminated with DNA from two porcine circoviruses: PCV1 and PCV2.  To date the vaccine manufacturer, Merck, has not given any information regarding if, or when, PCV1 and PCV2 will be removed from this vaccine.  Although PCV1 has not been associated with clinical disease in pigs, PCV2 is a lethal pig virus that causes immune suppression and a serious wasting disease in baby pigs that damages lungs, kidneys, the reproductive system, brain and ultimately causes death.  The FDA recommended temporary suspension of the use of Rotarix vaccine on March 22nd after DNA from PCV1 was identified in Rotarix, but did not call for suspension of the use of RotaTeq vaccine after PCV2 was found in RotaTeq. On June 1st, NVIC called on Merck to voluntarily withdraw RotaTeq from the market until PCV2, especially, is removed from the vaccine.

Now on to the origin story…

In the U.S., the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) is the body of supposed medical professionals and health experts that officially votes to recommend what vaccines will become part of the mandated childhood vaccine market. Dr. Paul Offit, who has sat on a Merck-funded $1.5 million dollar research chair (the Maurice R. Hilleman Chair in Vaccinology in fact) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia since it was created in 2005, just so happened to be a voting member of ACIP from 1998 to 2003. He then went on to take a $350,000 grant from Merck to help develop the Big Pharma company’s RotaTeq pentavalent rotavirus vaccine which was approved by the FDA in 2006.

When the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia sold its worldwide royalty interest in the vaccine, Dr. Offit refused to admit how much his take was. The income distributed to Offit has been estimated as high as $46 million.

So, essentially the guy who sat on a the board that helped create a captured market for the rotavirus vaccine then went on to create said vaccine.

As Dr. Mercola put it, Offit effectively used his position on ACIP to “vote himself rich.” When the good doctor then goes on to write books with scaremongering titles like Deadly Choices: How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us All and advises parents on what vaccines to give their infants, just note that Offit has perhaps one of the most vested interests anyone could have — in both his bosses’ happiness and in his own wallet — in doing so.

Keep in mind, Dr. Offit is the same guy who once infamously said that according to his studies and in theory, “healthy infants could safely get up to 10,000 vaccines at once,” because children have such great immune systems with such an enormous capacity to respond to “challenges” (not that the human body was designed to respond to all these vaccinations in the first place, which is why manufacturers have to create such a disgusting cocktail of ingredients including heavy metals, formaldehyde, fetal cells, animal tissues and emulsifiers like polysorbate which have been shown in studies to increase permeability in the gut and blood brain barrier).

So when it comes to Dr. Offit and promoting vaccines (and the rotavirus vaccine in particular), the phrase “conflict of interest” doesn’t even remotely begin to cover it.

As usual, evidence continues to emerge that vaccine “science” is based more on corporate greed than health

And as evidence continues to emerge that ties linking the astronomical rise in autism in the U.S. to vaccines may have been covered up at the CDC, the propaganda is having less and less of an effect on parents as more are making informed choices about whether or not their children should even take so many shots.

Most people don’t even know that the government set up a no-fault compensation program through a special vaccine tribunal where parents and others harmed by vaccines have to submit their claims. Did you know the federal government has awarded more than $2 billion in damages to children and adults who have been injured by vaccinations?

If you think about this entire situation from a common sense standpoint, it’s absolutely absurd we even live in a nation where the parents of children who are harmed by vaccines aren’t even allowed to directly sue the vaccine manufacturer for creating a dangerous, sometimes life-altering, sometimes life-threatening, sometimes deadly product to begin with, let alone that those parents have to wait until the government admits that a specific vaccine can cause a specific side effect (like rotavirus vaccines officially causing intussusception in official government-funded studies) before that parent can even make a claim for damages because of it.

For more information on the corruption surrounding vaccines, watch Truthstream Media’s two-hour exposé “About all those vaccines…”

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Hepatitis B Vaccine Causes Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And Fibromyalgia – PubMed

PubMed - US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health

Immunol Res. 2014 Nov 27

Chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia following immunization with the hepatitis B vaccine: another angle of the ‘autoimmune (auto-inflammatory) syndrome induced by adjuvants’ (ASIA).

Abstract

The objectives of this study were to gather information regarding demographic and clinical characteristics of patients diagnosed with either fibromyalgia (FM) or chronic fatigue (CFS) following hepatitis B vaccination (HBVv) and furthermore to apply the recently suggested criteria of autoimmune (auto-inflammatory) syndromes induced by adjuvants (ASIA), in the aim of identifying common characteristics that may suggest an association between fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and HBV vaccination. Medical records of 19 patients with CFS and/or fibromyalgia following HBVv immunization were analyzed. All of which were immunized during 1990-2008 in different centers in the USA. All medical records were evaluated for demographics, medical history, the number of vaccine doses, as well as immediate and long term post-immunization adverse events and clinical manifestations. In addition, available blood tests, imaging results, treatments and outcomes were analyzed. ASIA criteria were applied to all patients. The mean age of patients was 28.6 ± 11 years, of which 68.4 % were females. 21.05 % had either personal or familial background of autoimmune disease. The mean latency period from the last dose of HBVv to onset of symptoms was 38.6 ± 79.4 days, ranging from days to a year. Eight (42.1 %) patients continued with the immunization program despite experiencing adverse events. Manifestations that were commonly reported included neurological manifestations (84.2 %), musculoskeletal (78.9 %), psychiatric (63.1 %), fatigue (63.1 %), gastrointestinal complains (58 %) and mucocutaneous manifestations (36.8 %). Autoantibodies were detected in 71 % of patients tested. All patients fulfilled the ASIA criteria. This study suggests that in some cases CFS and FM can be temporally related to immunization, as part of ASIA syndrome. The appearance of adverse event during immunization, the presence of autoimmune susceptibility and higher titers of autoantibodies all can be suggested as risk factors.

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J Autoimmun. Dec 2013

Autoimmune/inflammatory syndrome induced by adjuvants (ASIA) 2013: Unveiling the pathogenic, clinical and diagnostic aspects.

Abstract

In 2011 a new syndrome termed ‘ASIA Autoimmune/Inflammatory Syndrome Induced by Adjuvants’ was defined pointing to summarize for the first time the spectrum of immune-mediated diseases triggered by an adjuvant stimulus such as chronic exposure to silicone, tetramethylpentadecane, pristane, aluminum and other adjuvants, as well as infectious components, that also may have an adjuvant effect. All these environmental factors have been found to induce autoimmunity by themselves both in animal models and in humans: for instance, silicone was associated with siliconosis, aluminum hydroxide with post-vaccination phenomena and macrophagic myofasciitis syndrome. Several mechanisms have been hypothesized to be involved in the onset of adjuvant-induced autoimmunity; a genetic favorable background plays a key role in the appearance on such vaccine-related diseases and also justifies the rarity of these phenomena. This paper will focus on protean facets which are part of ASIA, focusing on the roles and mechanisms of action of different adjuvants which lead to the autoimmune/inflammatory response. The data herein illustrate the critical role of environmental factors in the induction of autoimmunity. Indeed, it is the interplay of genetic susceptibility and environment that is the major player for the initiation of breach of tolerance.

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Long-term Cell Phone Use Linked to Brain Tumor Risk – Medscape

Medscape Nov 21, 2014

CellPhoneTumorLong-term use of both mobile and cordless phones is associated with an increased risk for glioma, the most common type of brain tumor, the latest research on the subject concludes.

The new study shows that the risk for glioma was tripled among those using a wireless phone for more than 25 years and that the risk was also greater for those who had started using mobile or cordless phones before age 20 years.

“Doctors should be very concerned by this and discuss precautions with their patients,” study author Lennart Hardell, MD, PhD, professor, Department of Oncology, University Hospital, Örebro, Sweden, told Medscape Medical News.

Such precautions, he said, include using hands-free phones with the “loud speaker” feature and text messaging instead of phoning.

The study was published online October 28 in Pathophysiology.

Pooled Data

The recent worldwide increase in use of wireless communications has resulted in greater exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF). The brain is the main target of RF-EMF when these phones are used, with the highest exposure being on the same side of the brain where the phone is placed.

The new study pooled data from two case-control studies on histopathologically confirmed malignant brain tumours. The first included patients aged 20 to 80 years diagnosed from 1997 to 2003, and the second included those aged 18 to 75 years diagnosed between 2007 and 2009. Cases came from six oncology centers in Sweden.

Cases were matched with controls of the same sex and approximate age who were randomly drawn from the Swedish Population Registry.

All participants filled out a questionnaire detailing exposure to mobile phones and cordless desktop phones.

The analysis included 1498 cases of malignant brain tumors; the mean age was 52 years. Most patients (92%) had a diagnosis of glioma, and just over half of the gliomas (50.3%) were the most malignant variety — astrocytoma grade IV (glioblastoma multiforme). Also included were 3530 controls, with a mean age of 54 years.

The analysis showed an increased risk for glioma associated with use for more than 1 year of both mobile and cordless phones after adjustment for age at diagnosis, sex, socioeconomic index, and year of diagnosis. The highest risk was for those with the longest latency for mobile phone use over 25 years.

Table. Glioma Risk With Mobile and Cordless Phone Use

Phone Use Odds Ratio (95% Confidence Interval)
Mobile phone use > 1 year 1.3 (1.1 – 1.6)
Cordless phone use > 1 year 1.4 (1.1 – 1.7)
Mobile phone use > 25 years 3.0 (1.7 – 5.2)

The risk was increased the more that wireless phones were used. The odds ratios steadily rose with increasing hours of use.

The risk for glioma was greatest in the most exposed part of the brain. The odds ratios were higher for ipsilateral exposure and for glioma in the temporal and overlapping lobes.

Further, the risk was highest among participants who first used a mobile phone (odds ratio, 1.8) or cordless phone (odds ratio, 2.3) before age 20 years, although the number of cases and controls was relatively small.

Developing Brain

As Dr Hardell explained, children and adolescents are more exposed to RF-EMF than adults because of their thinner skull bone and smaller head and the higher conductivity in their brain tissue. The brain is still developing up to about the age of 20 and until that time it is relatively vulnerable, he said.

There was a higher risk for third-generation (3G) mobile phone use compared with other types, but this was based on short latency and rather low numbers of exposed participants, said the authors. 3G universal global telecommunications system mobile phones emit wide band microwave signals, which “hypothetically” may result in higher biological effects compared to other signals, they write.

Such biological effects, said Dr Hardell, could include an increase in reactive oxygen species, which several articles have linked to cancer. The p53 gene has also been implicated, he said.

The study’s very high participation rate (86% for cases and 87% for controls) makes it unlikely that selection bias influenced the results, said the authors.

Dr Hardell believes the new findings reinforce the message that EF-EMF emissions from wireless phones should be regarded as carcinogenic under International Agency on Research on Cancer (IARC) classifications and that current guidelines for exposure “should be urgently revised” to reflect that.

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Parents Push Back Forcefully Against Doctors Who Take Paul Offit’s Vaccine Bully Class

By Michael Chad   Nov 2, 2014

OffitGrinDid you see this nonsense in the LA Times on Friday?  Dr. Paul Offit speaking to “several dozen physicians” in a UCLA lecture hall (that holds several hundred, wonder why it was so empty), teaching them to push back against parents who question vaccines, lest moms and dads be under the impression that they have a vote in their child’s medical care.  These are doctors that apparently have no retort to classic questions like, “Why is autism listed as an adverse event on a vaccine package insert?”

gentle push back

Given that the only people to deal with the fallout of vaccinating a child who doesn’t have the hard-wiring to withstand vaccines are the parents, why is Paul Offit teaching doctors that what the parents want is irrelevant to his agenda?  What’s missing from the Times’ story is the fact that most parents who don’t vaccinate take that position because they have already sacrificed one of their young for the herd, and no longer feel a civic duty to follow doctor’s orders.  What’s a parent in SoCal to do?

Given that it isn’t realistic to walk into a pediatrician’s office and ask the physician to sign a contract of any kind—whether it be for a guarantee that vaccines won’t cause harm to your child, or a promise to pay for care if they do— the following is a list of brazen questions that you can ask your child’s pediatrician once they start “gently pushing back” on your healthcare decisions.

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Let’s say it’s the end of the appointment and the doctor walks to the door and says, “I’ll send my nurse in with the vaccines your son needs today.”

Your response, if you so choose, is “No, not today, we’re waiting and still doing some research before making that decision.”

The pediatrician audibly guffaws, “Vaccines are safe and effective. Why don’t you tell me what your sources are so we can talk about it? You have to stay off of the Internet, you know.”

Whoa, what was that? A gentle push-back? Well alrighty then. Let’s get started with your push-back to the push-back questions:

  • “Why do you always warn me not to ‘read the Internet’ when that’s where all of the abstracts and many full-length of peer-reviewed journal publications are found?”
  • “Beyond learning to inject one, how long did you study vaccines in medical school?”
  • “If my baby were going to have a reaction that you would be obligated to report to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System, what might that look like?”
  • “Can you cite the safety study for administering the vaccines for hepatitis B, Hib, PC, DTaP, polio, and rotavirus all at once to the body of a 10-pound, 2 month old infant?”  (Trick question; there isn’t one.)
  • “If vaccines are so effective, why does a baby have to get three of each one in a row, only to have them wear off a few years later?”
  • “If they are so safe, why did vaccine manufacturers strong-arm our government into giving them immunity from being sued?”
  • “If vaccines are such an overwhelmingly wonderful idea, why are they mandated? Shouldn’t everyone line up to get them on their own?”
  • “Why is it that on one hand everyone knows that the parents who don’t vaccinate are highly educated, but on the other they act like we don’t know how to do research?”
  • “When pediatric cancer is the #1 cause of disease-related death in children and adolescents, why are we injecting a known carcinogen into babies?”
  • “Just off the top of your head—if you know it—what is the FDA’s daily limit of aluminum allowed into an infant’s IV and how does that compare to this round of vaccines you want to give?”
  • “If my child becomes autistic or epileptic after this round of vaccines you want to give him, who is going pay for his care for the rest of his life?”
  • “If parents who don’t vaccinate are of such problematic numbers, then why doesn’t the CDC conduct a study of the incidence of autism and autoimmune disease of those unvaccinated children?”
  • “Why do vaccine safety studies compare a vaccine to a placebo with aluminum? Why not just saline?”
  • “Can you tell me the death rate for rotavirus in America or do you only know it for Africa?”
  • “Where are all of these immunocompromised school children who can’t be vaccinated? Are you saying parents send their children to school while they’re on chemotherapy?”
  • “If children that have been recently vaccinated for chickenpox aren’t allowed into a NICU, why are they allowed to be around these immunocompromised children at school?”
  • “You are aware that you work for me, correct? I am a customer and you are a service provider. There are few other business relationships where the customer is told, ‘Don’t bother coming in if you’re not going to take my advice 100% of the time.’”
  • “Does the AAP actually tell you to kick out parents like me, or is that something you came up with on your own?”

Now, I can’t guarantee that you will have a friendly relationship with your child’s doctor after that round of questioning so it might be best that you find a new one if well-checks are high on your priority list.  In fact, you might be told on the spot that your next appointment won’t be scheduled, which is fine.  Give your money to a pediatrician whose livelihood doesn’t depend on 95% of his patients marching to the CDC’s drum instead.

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Unvaccinated Kids Are Healthier Than Vaccinated: NYU-Trained MD

By Anne Dachel Age of Autism November 3, 2014

This Skype interview is our opportunity to hear from a physician who doesn’t vaccinate her patients.  Listen to her describe the health of the children she sees.

Evanston, IL physician Toni Bark has been an MD since 1986. Back then, she was “quite upset” when she saw a child that was unvaccinated.  Of course she hadn’t really been taught anything about the vaccine schedule or side effects.  She had merely been told that kids have to be vaccinated.  In the early 90′s, Dr. Bark went back to school and studied “classical homeopathy.”  Since then, she sees medicine and especially vaccines, in a whole new light.

Dr. Bark has seen the damage that vaccines can cause because a number of the families she has in her practice come to her because their first child suffered a vaccine reaction and they didn’t want to vaccinate their other children.

“What I notice is that children who come to me from other practices where they’ve been fully vaccinated often are–well they are the kids in my practice with asthma, panic disorder, OCD, pandas, autism, Asperger’s.  My kids who’ve never been vaccinated in my practice, I don’t see those issues.  I don’t have one child who was not vaccinated who also has asthma, food allergies, or Asperger’s or autism, or Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis-none of these chronic, either chronic inflammatory or chronic autoimmune diseases..  I don’t have that in my population that never was vaccinated-or even that was probably vaccinated very delayed and selectively. But often those kids are in families where the first child was vaccinated fully and there was a vaccine reaction, so the parents decided not to.

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“I can only make comments about my own patient population.  I can say in my patient population, the kids with chronic illness are the kids who were vaccinated.  And the kids that weren’t vaccinated, I don’t have any of those children on medications.  None of them have chronic illness. I can’t think of one that has any kind of chronic illness. Not one.

“I hear very similar stories.  I have to believe the parents when-in twenty years, I’ve probably had a few hundred families come to me and tell me a very similar story.  Which is, their first child received vaccinations, whether it was at birth or whether it was two months in, or whether it was six months in-at some point they received a round of vaccinations where they had high pitched screaming, fever, arching the back, and they were never the same. .”

Dr. Bark noted that some parents even had videos showing the obvious behavior changes before and after vaccinations.

“I don’t understand how people can say that’s not true or it’s coincidental when there are so many parents with the same story.  And these are not parents who are anti-vaccine. These are parents who didn’t even question the schedule or anything. They just let the doctors give the kids the vaccines on schedule.”

Dr. Bark recounted how back when she was a resident in the emergency room, parents would bring in their children with febrile seizures and arching backs, and “they had been in the vaccine clinic that day or the day before.” 

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Dr. Bark said, “A lot of physicians are really, really in the dark about policy, how vaccines are made, how the advisory committees work, the actually history on how small pox was eradicated, the actually history on the first several attempts on the polio vaccine. We kind of tend to rewrite history to make it look like pharmaceuticals saved the day and vaccines saved the day and when you take a closer look, that’s actually not really the reality. 

“That’s kind of where I’m at now that I really look at things closely and question them because I know that you cannot believe the mantra coming from, I hate to say it, our regulatory agencies, because they have been captured. The mantra from the CDC, I always question because I know better now.  They might be telling the truth, but they might not be,.

“In my practice, and that’s all I can speak for, children with Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis and asthma and Asperger’s and autism and pandas, have all been vaccinated. And my unvaccinated population, which is several hundred, if not maybe a few thousand, I don’t have one autistic kid in that group.”

We often hear the call for a comparison study looking at health outcomes of fully vaccinated and never vaccinated children.  We also need to talk to the doctors who either don’t vaccinate their patients or don’t vaccinate according to the ever-expanding vaccine schedule.

And the issue isn’t just looking for autism in these patients. We need to examine their total health picture.  We need to ask, is an unchecked, unsafe vaccine schedule making our kids sick?

Here is a discussion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQJ1XdA60dQ&feature=youtu.be  between Dr. Sherri Tenpenny and Dr. Bark regarding the movie, Bought. http://boughtmovie.com/

Dr. Bark’s background:

Rush Medical College Graduate 1986

Pediatric internship NYU 1986-87

Rehab residency  NYU 1987-88

Israel 1988-1990

1990-1991 Pediatric residency University of Illinois

Director of Pediatric Emergency Room at Michael Reese Hospital

1993 began studying Homeopathy

1994 started private practice and continued working in emergency rooms, urgent care and psych nursing homes

2003 leadership in Environmental and Energy Design Accreditation

2010-2012 Masters in Healthcare Emergency Management

Toni Bark MD MHEM LEED AP          Evanston, IL

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What use is mass flu vaccination? British Medical Journal

British Medical Journal     Oct 20, 2014

FluShotGhoulDrugStoreIt’s flu vaccination season again. People over 65 and those aged six months to 65 years who have a clinical risk factor (such as heart disease, asthma with regular inhaled steroid use, or chronic kidney disease) are eligible for the vaccine, along with people who live in residential care homes, pregnant women, and carers. Health and social care workers in direct contact with patients are also being encouraged to have the vaccine. But does it work?1 2 3 4

For each healthy adult, a Cochrane review found that vaccination saved an average of just 0.04 days off work and concluded that no evidence supported it as a routine public health measure.5 And among over 65s, Cochrane reviews found only poor quality data and were unable to draw conclusions of any benefit, thus recommending more trials.6 As for children, Cochrane again found the available studies to be of poor quality: the number needed to vaccinate to prevent one case ranged from seven (live vaccine) to 28 (inactivated vaccine),7 and effectiveness varied greatly depending on the season.8

The evidence is uncertain among people with asthma9; however, flu vaccination does seem to usefully reduce exacerbations in people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.10 And a review of flu vaccination trials for healthcare workers who looked after older people in long term residential care found no meaningful difference in the number of cases of laboratory confirmed flu, admissions to hospital, or deaths from respiratory infections in residents.11

So, why are we vaccinating so many people in whom we have no proof that it works? We should surely be doing randomised controlled trials of the vaccine in healthy over 65s and healthcare workers, at least.

The NHS has a “Flu Fighter” campaign to encourage uptake and offer incentives for staff to bare their biceps. In return for vaccination, hospitals have offered their staff entry into cash prize draws, as well as chocolates, lollipops, cakes, biscuits, stickers that read “I’m a Flu Fighter,” and even an extra day’s annual leave, some freedom of information requests have shown. But will those days off work be offset by the average 0.04 days saved through vaccination?

Treating children is one thing; treating adults like children is quite another. The Department of Health wants trusts to achieve a 75% uptake in flu vaccination for staff,1 when it would be better off ensuring that resources are used where they can do some good. I would have the vaccination if a high quality trial showed that it was worth it for me or my patients. But flu vaccination is offered millions of times every year at huge opportunity cost; given so much uncertainty, this policy is impossible to justify.

By Margaret McCartney, general practitioner, Glasgow

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Crucify the Vaccine Heretics! By Roman Bystrianyk (Dissolving Illusions)

International Medical Council on Vaccination – October 9, 2014

Roman Bystrianyk is co-author of Dissolving Illusions: Disease, Vaccines and the Forgotten History which is available on AMAZON.

Summary:

The choice to vaccinate should be the individual – not dictated by laws. But those that push for more and more laws and shield vaccine manufactures from any responsibility whatsoever disagree. Since all vaccines are akin to the holy grail of the medical world those that question are considered heretics that must be crucified – if not literally certainly figuratively.

• Measles was mild by the mid-1900s with an almost 100% decline in deaths by the time the vaccine was introduced.
• You don’t need an antibody response to recover from measles and have lifelong immunity.
• The immune system is much more complex than a simple antibody = protection story that is often described.
• Vitamin A and C are key in human immunity and in measles.
• Large scale epidemics may occur in highly vaccinated populations due to waning immunity.
• Clinical measles is really MLI (measles-like illness) which is often caused by something other than the measles virus.
• Measles may have been misdiagnosed for decades making it difficult to even judge the effectiveness of the measles vaccine.
• Aseptic meningitis (brain inflammation) from the MMR vaccine was seen during a mass immunization campaign.

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By Roman Bystrianyk (Co-Author of Dissolving Illusions)

I recently read a short piece in Time Magazine by Mr. Jeffrey Kluger on how the actor and activist Rob Schneider should “shut up about vaccines.” If you’re not familiar with what is going on, here is what the controversy is basically about. Rob Schneider is a parental rights activist that believes the individual should decide if he or she should receive a vaccine for themselves or for their children. Mr. Kluger disagrees. (1)

Mr. Kluger spends most of the childish, insult filled article painting Rob Schneider as an idiot and a clown who has no right to say anything whatsoever about anything at all, and certainly not about vaccines. The exception by Mr. Kluger might be that Rob Schnieder may be allowed to say something to do with comedy, but from the tone Mr. Kluger manufactures I doubt he even thinks Mr. Schneider even deserves that. There is little doubt here that Mr. Kluger feels he is intellectually vastly superior to Mr. Schneider by stating that Mr. Schneider would have scored a zero on the SATs because he lacks the skill to even write his own name. It’s hard to imagine that a chief science editor at a big name magazine would write such an article much less why Time Magazine would allow it to even be published as some type of news worthy story.

The goal of the article is simple – destroy the messenger as quickly as possible – impugn their character so that anything they might have to say is disregarded. This is sadly a tried-and-true technique of bullies from the playground to supposed grownups who have attained some position of power and influence in our society.

Funny how seriously the public is supposed to take actresses like Amanda Peet who are blindly pro-vaccine, but when a celebrity who has done some critical thinking and come to a different conclusion they are branded quacks (just like doctors) and blacklisted.

Science’s unofficial motto is “Question Everything.” Well that might be true for understanding the cosmos or physics but that certainly does not in any way apply to vaccines. Vaccines are the unassailable magic wand. They cure everything and have zero downside (well accept for a sore arm or two). According to Mr. Krulger vaccines are “not filled with toxins” so there just couldn’t possibly be any downside at all anyway.

Let’s look at some things that are never discussed when talking about these perfectly harmless and only flawlessly beneficial magic wands. Unlike Mr. Krulger’s article the following information comes from historical and scientific sources that are listed at the bottom of this article for anyone who wishes to do more research. To keep the article reasonably short I’ll stick to a single disease – measles.

During the 1800s into the early 1900s measles, like all infectious diseases, was a big killer. The measles vaccine was introduced in the United States in 1963. By this date using United States statistics the measles death rate had declined by over 98%. (2) Similarly, the measles vaccine was introduced in England in 1968. Since England began keeping statistics in 1838 we can get a much better idea of just how bad measles was during the 1800s – it was a big killer. Phenomenally, the death rate for measles had declined by almost a full 100% before the introduction of the vaccine in England. (3) (Take a look at the graphs in the reference section to see the dramatic decline in deaths.)

Something you may have never been told was that by the time of the vaccine introduction measles was considered generally a mild disease. This was written about in the medical literature at the time just before the vaccine was introduced in the late 1950s. (4)

Alexander Langmuir, MD, is known today as “the father of infectious disease epidemiology.” In 1949 he created the epidemiology section of what became the CDC. Even Langmuir knew that by the time vaccine was developed, measles mortality in the United States had already declined to minimal levels when he described measles as a “. . . self-limiting infection of short duration, moderate severity, and low fatality . . .” (5)

When the vaccine was introduced in 1963 out of 6 New England states there were only 5 deaths attributed to measles. (6) Bottom line – measles was not much of a threat by the time the measles vaccine was introduced. Yet, you would never know this since there is an instant panic as soon as a single child appears with a red dot.

If you read the general information for the CDC you’ll read about antibodies. (7) This is the corner stone of vaccinology – antibody stimulation. But this is really a kindergarten level description of the immune system. It is vastly more complex and even immunologists don’t really understand how it works.

. . . “the immune system remains a black box,” says Garry Fathman, MD, a professor of immunology and rheumatology and associate director of the Institute for Immunology, Transplantation and Infection . . . It’s staggeringly complex, comprising at least 15 different interacting cell types that spew dozens of different molecules into the blood to communicate with one another and to do battle. Within each of those cells sit tens of thousands of genes whose activity can be altered by age, exercise, infection, vaccination status, diet, stress, you name it. . . . That’s an awful lot of moving parts. And we don’t really know what the vast majority of them do, or should be doing . . . (8)

Without really understanding the immune system, vaccinologists began injecting people with various types of vaccines since the mid-1900s. And what was even known at about the time the measles vaccine was being introduced was that antibodies weren’t even needed for a full recovery from measles!

One of the most disconcerting discoveries in clinical medicine was the finding that children with congenital agamma-globulinaemia, who could make no antibody and had only insignificant traces of immunoglobulin in circulation, contracted measles in normal fashion, showed the usual sequence of symptoms and signs, and were subsequently immune. (9)

What? No antibodies need to fully recover from measles? That revelation ruins the simple story of antibodies are the immune system. The truth is that the immune system can be described as being made of two parts – the humoral part (antibodies) and the cellular part (natural killer cells, etc.) It’s the cellular immune system that relies on good nutrition and that in large measure explains why the death rate had improved so dramatically before the advent of the measles vaccine. Vitamins. Good nutrition is no doubt what brought about the 99.9% improvement in mortality.

Unfortunately, to this day vaccine developers and proponents really don’t understand exactly how the immune system functions. Worse, they use antibodies to measure immunity when the truth is that antibodies after measles are really just a marker of what happened and cannot be the sole measure of future protection.

So what about vitamins and measles? Back in the 1940s and 1950s a Dr. Klenner was using vitamin C successfully in treating measles. He published his results in medical journals of the time.

In the Spring of 1948 measles was running in epidemic proportions in this section of the country. Our first act, then, was to have our own little daughters play with children known to be in the “contagious phase.” When the syndrome of fever, redness of the eyes and throat, catarrh [inflammation of a mucous membrane], spasmodic bronchial cough, and Koplik spots [measles skin spots] had developed and the children were obviously sick, vitamin C was started. In this experiment it was found that 1000 mg every four hours, by mouth, would modify the attack . . . When 1000 mg was given every two hours all evidence of the infection cleared in 48 hours . . . the drug (vitamin C) was given 1000 mg every 2 hours around the clock for four days . . . These little girls did not develop the measles rash during the above experiment and although exposed many times since still maintain this “immunity.” (10)

It’s also known that vitamin A stores are rapidly used up during an attack of measles and after measles vaccination. Single doses of vitamin A are known to dramatically decrease the death rate by 70 to 90 percent. (11) There is lots of scientific information on nutrition and the immune system that you could spend a lifetime reading.

Another point that is rarely discussed with measles is that when you got measles naturally you were generally immune for life – good, solid, lifelong immunity. But, with the measles vaccine you have a different story – the story of waning immunity. This means that over time the humoral immune system protection (antibodies) afforded by the vaccine will decrease. A 2009 study published in Proceedings of the Royal Society investigated what could happen with waning measles vaccine immunity even with high vaccine coverage among children. They predicted that, after a long disease-free period in the population, the introduction of infection will lead to far larger epidemics than predicted by standard models.

When immunity wanes, vaccination has a far more limited impact on the average number of cases. While this observation has clear public-health implications, the dynamic consequences of the interaction between vaccination, waning immunity and boosting are far more striking. For high levels of vaccination (greater than 80%) and moderate levels of waning immunity (greater than 30 years), large-scale epidemic cycles can be induced. (12)

And when you and your doctor think it is measles is it even measles? Measles incidence always relied on a doctor’s clinical diagnosis with no laboratory confirmation. Now that laboratory tests are available, most “measles” cases are now found not to be measles. When you think have measles you really have MLI (measles-like illness.)

MLI (Measles-Like Illness) is common, particularly in younger age groups, and can be caused by a variety of pathogens that are difficult to differentiate clinically without laboratory guidance. In order of frequency, other common viral causes of rash-like illness – parvovirus B19, rubella, cytomegalovirus, and Epstein–Barr virus – were identified in our study. (13)

So just how accurate were the statistics of measles incidence in the 1950s and after? As an editor questioned in 1997, how could the effectiveness of the measles vaccine be known if diagnosing measles is so difficult?

Measles is wrongly diagnosed in 97 per cent of cases, according to new data from the Public Health Laboratory Service… We’re not saying for one minute that GPs [General Practioners] are poor at making diagnosis – these findings show how inherently difficult it is to make a diagnosis based on clinical symptoms alone. Any doctor would find it difficult to differentiate between viruses. . . Editor – It would be interesting to know how long the misdiagnosis of measles has been occurring? – Perhaps the last thirty years or more? – In which case how can they be sure of the effectiveness of the measles vaccine? (14)

Aseptic meningitis, or nonbacterial meningitis, is a condition in which the layers lining the brain become inflamed. In the early 1990s, a mass immunization campaign in Brazil deployed a modern product—the highly attenuated MMR vaccine. The use of that vaccine on a large scale over a short period of time made it possible to detect a significant increase in aseptic meningitis that is more difficult to see when vaccination is spread out over longer periods. (15)

So to recap:

• Measles was mild by the mid-1900s with an almost 100% decline in deaths by the time the vaccine was introduced.
• You don’t need an antibody response to recover from measles and have lifelong immunity.
• The immune system is much more complex than a simple antibody = protection story that is often described.
• Vitamin A and C are key in human immunity and in measles.
• Large scale epidemics may occur in highly vaccinated populations due to waning immunity.
• Clinical measles is really MLI (measles-like illness) which is often caused by something other than the measles virus.
• Measles may have been misdiagnosed for decades making it difficult to even judge the effectiveness of the measles vaccine.
• Aseptic meningitis (brain inflammation) from the MMR vaccine was seen during a mass immunization campaign.

I’ve only scratched the surface of all the information that is available in the scientific literature. And there is so much more to the story than can be mentioned here!

Are any of these things discussed in your local doctor’s office? Hardly. Only a simple puerile Pavlovian tagline is repeated – “vaccines are safe and effective.” What’s to discuss? If these things were talked about it would become clear that the history of disease and vaccines, understanding of the immune system, vaccines and how they actually work, and alternatives would be woefully lacking by most giving you a vaccine.

If you have the temerity to question anything at all then your pediatrician might even “fire” you from his or her practice so that they can collect the full amount from insurance companies for having a high enough vaccination rate. How’s that for a reasonable and open debate? Accept blindly what you are told or be excommunicated. After all, you’re an idiot and shouldn’t question anything except maybe the total of your doctor’s bill.

I’ve talked with dozens of nurses that don’t want to be forced to have the flu vaccine for various reasons. I suppose they’re either idiots or crazy in Mr. Kluger’s universe. Yet, for the most part they don’t want to protest anywhere because they are afraid of losing their jobs. Fear of the vaccine or fear of being ostracized and fired. Fear the great tool of those that want to control others. Fear is the very corner stone of the vaccine ideology. A recent NY Times article speaks to how fear is used.

Frightening parents about the consequences of failing to vaccinate their children will most likely be part of the campaign. (16)

But the self-anointed defenders of the faith proclaim that they are the arbiters of the truth. We’ve seen this type of attitude throughout history about “settled” science – the eugenics movement that began in the US and other Western countries resulted in the sterilization of many tens of thousands of the “unfit” and was considered very scientific during the early 1900s. It only fell out of favor with the horrific discovery of the Nazi death camps and then eugenics evaporated as a serious science.

The psychological diagnose of hysteria and nymphomania enjoyed their time in the scientific sun. A group of scientists (which were mostly men) determined that women (big surprise) suffered from these mental conditions. They published their theories in the scientific journals of the time. These articles reinforced the belief that these conditions were real resulting in thousands of women being put in lunatic asylums or having mutilating surgeries to “correct” their fictional condition. Believe it or not this was the science of the time.

History is replete with what people believed being later dispelled. But as Dr. Walter R. Hadwen correctly said in 1896, “Majorities are never the proof of truth.”

The choice to vaccinate should be the individual – not dictated by laws. But those that push for more and more laws and shield vaccine manufactures from any responsibility whatsoever disagree. Since all vaccines are akin to the holy grail of the medical world those that question are considered heretics that must be crucified – if not literally certainly figuratively.

Emeritus Professor F. W. Newman stated in 1874 “I assert that it is beyond the functions of law to dictate a medical procedure, or enforce any scientific theory.” No truer words were spoken. That’s what freedom and self-determination are in an enlightened society. We certainly can’t have that.

Roman Bystrianyk is co-author of Dissolving Illusions: Disease, Vaccines and the Forgotten History which is available on AMAZON.

1. http://time.com/3430107/rob-schneider-state-farm-vaccines/
2. Vital Statistics of the United States 1937, 1938, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1960, 1967, 1976, 1987, 1992; Historical Statistics of the United States—Colonial Times to 1970 Part 1; Health, United States, 2004, US Department of Health and Human Services; Vital Records & Health Data Development Section, Michigan Department of Community Health; US Census Bureau, Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2003; Reported Cases and Deaths from Vaccine Preventable Diseases, United States, 1950–2008; http://www.dissolvingillusions.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/G17.7-US-Measles-Percent-Decline-1912-1975.png
3. Record of mortality in England and Wales for 95 years as provided by the Office of National Statistics, published 1997; Report to The Honourable Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Bart, MP, Her Majesty’s Principal Secretary of State for the Home Department, June 30, 1860, pp. a4, 205; Essay on Vaccination by Charles T. Pearce, MD, Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England; Parliamentary Papers, the 62nd Annual Return of the Registrar General 1899 (1891–1898); http://www.dissolvingillusions.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/G11.4-UK-Measles-1838-1978.png”
4. Measles Epidemic, British Medical Journal, February 7 1959, p. 354; Vital Statistics, British Medical Journal, February 7 1959, p. 381.
5. A. Langmuir, “The Importance of Measles as a Health Problem,” American Journal of Public Health, vol. 52, no. 2, 1962, pp. 1–4.
6. Vital Statistics of the United States 1963, Vol. II—Mortality, Part A, pp. 1–18, 1–19, 1–21.
7. http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vac-gen/howvpd.htm
8. B. Goldman, “The Bodyguard: Tapping the Immune System’s Secrets,” Stanford Medicine, Summer 2011.
9. “Measles as an Index of Immunological Function,” The Lancet, September 14, 1968, p. 611.
10. Fred R. Klenner, MD, “The Use of Vitamin C as an Antibiotic,” Journal of Applied Nutrition, 1953.
11. Wafaie W. Fawzi, MD; Thomas C. Chalmers, MD; M. Guillermo Herrera, MD; and Frederick Mosteller, PhD, “Vitamin A Supplementation and Child Mortality: A Meta-Analysis,” Journal of the American Medical Association, February 17, 1993, p. 901.
12. J. M. Heffernan and M. J. Keeling, “Implications of Vaccination and Waning Immunity,” Proceedings of the Royal Society B, vol. 276, 2009.
13. Wang, et al., “Evaluating measles surveillance using laboratory-discarded notifications of measles-like illness during elimination,” Epidemiol. Infect. 2007, p. 1366.
14. “GPS MISDIAGNOSE MEASLES IN 97% OF CASES,” PULSE, January 18, 1997.
15. Sérgio Souza Da Cunha, Laura C. Rodrigues, Mauríco L. Barreto, and InêsDourado, “Outbreak of Aseptic Meningitis and Mumps After Mass Vaccination with MMR Vaccine Using Leningrad-Zagreb Mumps Strain,” Vaccine, vol. 20, 2002, p. 1111.
16. Panel Reviews New Vaccine That Could Be Controversial, NY Times, October 27, 2004,http://www.nytimes.com/2004/10/27/health/27vaccine.html

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Doctors Receive No Training In Nutrition – Medscape

Hippocrates“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Hippocrates

By MB Oct 9, 2014

Here you have it from the horse’s mouth: Medscape. MD Doctors know zilch about nutrition.

They have no training in the most fundamental factor of health. What goes into your mouth goes into your cells. Garbage in, you turn into a dump. They don’t get it.

This is official confirmation of a extraordinary fact. If you haven’t yet made the connection between nutrition and health, then keep eating french fries, scarfing prepared food with GMOs and washing it down with corn syrup GMO soda. See what happens to your family’s bodies and minds.

The implications of the following quotes should cause any educated, aware person to avoid primary care MDs like the plague. Their definition of ‘care’ is cat scans for ordinary headaches (leaving you irradiated) and Big Pharma’s patented BS pills (with associated adverse reactions) for any and every ailment. Mainstream MDs are completely ignorant of the most basic principle of health: Nutrition. Find a doctor who knows about nutrition.

If you want to be smarter than these quacks, a good place to start is avoiding the bad stuff: Fast food, deep fried anything, GMOs, factory farmed meat, corn syrup, sugar and processed food.

A starting place for healthy eating is fresh organic vegetables, molecularly distilled fish oil (omega 3), vegetable juice or superfood green supplements and vitamin D3.

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Doctors Need to Learn About Nutrition

Medscape September 4, 2014

Dr. Devries: It’s been clear to me for some time that nutrition has not been high on the radar in clinical cardiology. I know from my own training 25 years ago that I received essentially no education in nutrition in 3 years of internal medicine residency and 4 years of cardiovascular fellowship training. Unfortunately, despite the knowledge gained in the interim about the link between nutrition and health, very little has changed regarding the paucity of nutrition education over the past 25 years.

It struck me as a peculiar paradox that clinical practice guidelines highlight the primary importance of nutrition and lifestyle, yet the physicians who are expected to implement these guidelines receive absolutely no education in these areas during their residency and subspecialty training.

It seems hard to imagine that current accreditation guidelines in cardiology, for example, outline very detailed requirements regarding procedures, yet don’t mention a word about nutrition. As I go around the country speaking to this point, the reaction is an incredulous “How can doctors not be required to learn about nutrition?”

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