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Pro-Vaxxers are the new pro-lifers: Religious hysteria trumps rational discussion in the vaccine debate

Pro-Vaxxers are the new pro-lifers: Religious hysteria trumps rational discussion in the vaccine debate
In the early 80s' the world was shocked by headlines reporting violence against abortion clinics, staff and doctors by religious fundamentalist groups. The first such reported case was the kidnapping of Hector Zevallos, an abortion clinic owner and operator, and his wife, by three men identifying themselves as the Army of God. Zevallos and his wife were held for eight days. Since that time, there have been further kidnappings, bombings of...
Megaphone

25 facts about vaccines and the pharmaceutical industry coverup

25 facts about vaccines and the pharmaceutical industry coverup
During the recent measles outbreak, the mainstream media blamed the epidemic solely on non vaccinated children, even though people who were vaccinated caught the disease and some vaccines have proven to be inefficient in the past. Without the slightest nuance, the mainstream media constantly portrays people reluctant to accept just any vaccine as "anti-vaxers", irresponsible and misinformed people, relying on irrational fears and the one and...
Smoking

Nicotine metabolite cotinine found to improve learning and memory

Nicotine metabolite cotinine found to improve learning and memory
Nicotine's primary metabolite supports learning and memory by amplifying the action of a primary chemical messenger involved in both, researchers report. "This is the first hint of what the mechanism of the metabolite cotinine might be," said Dr. Alvin V. Terry, Chairman of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University and corresponding author of the study in the Journal of...
Snakes in Suits

Bill O'Reilly busted again: 'Phony' Fox News star 'lied' about JFK murder witness

Bill O'Reilly busted again: 'Phony' Fox News star 'lied' about JFK murder witness
Conservative TV host Bill O'Reilly has been caught repeatedly lying about being present at the suicide of a key JFK assassination investigation witness, a week after he was accused of exaggerating the dangers he faced reporting from the Falklands War. "Bill O'Reilly's a phony, there's no other way to put it," Tracy Rowlett, who worked with O'Reilly at a local Dallas WFAA station during the alleged incident, told Media Matters, an online news...

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