Somali Parents’ Rational Concerns About Vaccine Safety
This winter, Minneapolis area health officials reported 76 measles cases among Somali-Americans. Mainstream media outlets, most recently, John Oliver in a 28 minute rant, vilified Somali-Americans for low vaccine rates and blamed Andrew Wakefield, MD and the so-called “anti-vaccine movement” for misleading Somalis about vaccine safety. Like most other journalists, Oliver never explained the story behind this story; the children of Minneapolis’s Somalis suffer the highest known rate of severe autism in the world—one in 32, according to University of Minnesota researchers. Many Somalis believe that their children’s injuries are related to vaccines. “My perfectly healthy son started having seizures within minutes after his 18-month vaccines,” Abdulkadir OsmanRead More
Doctors Who “Naïvely” Accept Biased Reports On Vaccine Safety Are Losing The Trust Of The Public
Vaccine scientists and the public health community cautiously and occasionally will admit that vaccines can cause adverse reactions just like “any other medication or biological product.” Although experts are lessRead More
Unvaccinated Children Have Much Lower Rates of Chronic Illness, Jackson State Study Finds
The first peer-reviewed study comparing health outcomes of vaccinated children versus unvaccinated was recently published in the Journal of Translational Science by epidemiologists from the School of Public Health at Jackson StateRead More
The CDC led us all to believe that mercury was perfectly safe.
New CDC Research Debunks Old CDC Assertion That Mercury in Vaccines Is Safe
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) once again advised pregnant women to curb consumption of fish in order to limit fetal exposures to neurotoxic mercury. This warning raisesRead More
Commerce Secretary Declares Fishery Disasters For Nine West Coast Species
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker has determined there are commercial fishery failures for nine salmon and crab fisheries in Alaska, California and Washington. This decision enables fishing communities to seek disaster relief assistanceRead More
Anti-Cannabis Doctor Strikes Back
Fake Television News Caught Fear Mongering Again—Claims Mysterious illness Tied to Cannabis Use.
Fake television news outlet CBS, has once again aired and published online, a fear mongering fake news story in a brazen attempt to strike unfounded fear into the hearts andRead More
Future Mars Residents Could Use it to Make Medicine on the Red Planet.
Dutch Scientists’ Artificial Leaf Creates Medicine Anywhere
Wouldn’t it be great to have the ability to create the medicine you need to live anywhere there is sunlight, even if it’s on another planet? A team of Dutch scientistsRead More