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HPV vaccine should scare the living daylights out of everyone

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There are no doubts by now that most readers have heard that in the USA there is much concern about everyone being vaccinated with booster shots, regardless of age! See a previous article I wrote about that.

Well, if there ever were a vaccine that should scare the living daylights out of everyone, it is the HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine, of which there are three:
Gardasil® manufactured by Merck & Company (approved June 8, 2006)
Cervarix® manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline (approved October 16, 2009)
Gardasil 9® manufactured by Merck & Company (approved December 10, 2014)
Literally, the HPV vaccines have been life-changing for many young girls and women - and definitely not for the better. One group of vaccine safety advocates, SaneVax, is dedicated to tracking, documenting, and exposing the harms HPV vaccines have done not only in the USA, but in other countries of the world.

Their website has an amazing array of information, but the most remarkable first-glance information is the "HPV Vaccine VAERS Reports Up to Mar 2015," which blasts very unsettling statistics regarding only HPV vaccines:
  • Disabled 1,311
  • Deaths 226
  • Did Not Recover 7,703
  • Abnormal Pap Smear 685
  • Cervical Dysplasia 265
  • Cervical Cancer 102
  • Life Threatening 685
  • Emergency Room 12,429
  • Hospitalized 4,009
  • Extended Hospital Stay 267
  • Serious 5,418
  • Adverse Events 38,217

Comment: This is what Dr. Bernard Dalbergue, a former pharmaceutical industry physician with Gardasil manufacturer Merck had to say about Gardasil:
"The full extent of the Gardasil scandal needs to be assessed: everyone knew when this vaccine was released on the American market that it would prove to be worthless. Diane Harper, a major opinion leader in the United States, was one of the first to blow the whistle, pointing out the fraud and scam of it all. I predict that Gardasil will become the greatest medical scandal of all time because at some point in time, the evidence will add up to prove that this vaccine, technical and scientific feat that it may be, has absolutely no effect on cervical cancer and that all the very many adverse effects which destroy lives and even kill, serve no other purpose than to generate profit for the manufacturers. Gardasil is useless and costs a fortune! In addition, decision-makers at all levels are aware of it! Cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome, paralysis of the lower limbs, vaccine-induced MS and vaccine-induced encephalitis can be found, whatever the vaccine."



Nuke

Children at risk: Extreme radiation levels detected in Tokyo playground

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Workers of Tokyo's Toshima ward office carry away a container holding a fragment of an unknown object after it was dug up from the ground near playground equipment at a park in Toshima ward, Tokyo April 24, 2015
A playground in Tokyo turned out to be contaminated with radiation levels that 2,000 times exceed the maximums permitted in areas adjoining the devastated Fukushima nuclear plant. Authorities fear some children have been exposed to radiation influence.

The administrative office of Toshima ward in northwest Tokyo reported that soil probes showed 480 microsieverts per hour. Two hours of exposure at such levels would equal one year's maximum allowable dose of radiation.

Radiation levels measured this month in Okuma, a town less than 20 km from the Fukushima nuclear power plant, are ranging from 0.7 to 23.2 microsieverts per hour.

"We are still checking what caused these elevated radiation levels and what type of radioactive substance it is," Reuters quoted park representative Kyoko Tsujimura, stressing that radiation elsewhere in the park is low.

Comment: The Fukushima disaster happened on 11 March 2011. Take a look at the past of this playground:
JapanTimes 24 April 2015
The park, managed by the ward, opened in March 2013. Before then, the site had been used as a parking space for garbage collection vehicles from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.



Headphones

In search of tinnitus, that phantom ringing in the ears

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About one in five people experience tinnitus, the perception of a sound--often described as ringing--that isn't really there. Now, researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology have taken advantage of a rare opportunity to record directly from the brain of a person with tinnitus in order to find the brain networks responsible.

The observations reveal just how different tinnitus is from normal representations of sounds in the brain.

"Perhaps the most remarkable finding was that activity directly linked to tinnitus was very extensive, and spanned a large proportion of the part of the brain we measured from," says Will Sedley of Newcastle University. "In contrast, the brain responses to a sound we played that mimicked [the subject's] tinnitus were localized to just a tiny area."
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This is a 3-D image of the left brain hemisphere of a patient with tinnitus (right) and the part of that hemisphere containing primary auditory cortex (left). Black dots indicate all the sites recorded from. Colored circles indicate electrodes at which the strength of ongoing brain activity correlated with the current strength of tinnitus perceived by the patient. Different colors indicate different frequencies of brain activity (blue = low, magenta = middle, orange = high) whose strength changed alongside tinnitus. Green squares indicate sites where the interaction between these different frequencies changed alongside changes in tinnitus.

Health

Poor diet causes more disease than lack of exercise, smoking and alcohol combined, say doctors

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Exercise all you like, but if your diet is bad, it won't protect you from disease
Doctors have blamed excess sugar and carbohydrates for the surge in obesity - not the lack of exercise.

They said poor diet was now recognised as being responsible for more disease than physical inactivity, alcohol and smoking combined.

Comment: This is one more 'revelation' from the medical industry that has been staring humanity in the fact for decades: eat chemical-laden pseudo-food, and you'll get sick. While the blame has been placed on natural animal fat and smoking for decades, it is not 'revealed' that big-business has been the real killer.

Read the report for yourself here.


Info

The clinical impact of Vitamin C: My personal experiences as a Physician

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Is the healing power of Vitamin C too good to be true? Can this inexpensive and convenient vitamin improve and heal the toughest of ailments?

My ongoing relationship with vitamin C now spans a full 20 years, when I first met Dr. Hal Huggins, a pioneering dentist who opened my eyes to a wide array of clinical approaches to different diseases with hitherto unheard-of clinical results at his clinic in Colorado Springs. I can honestly say that my first visit to his clinic began the most meaningful part of my medical education. Nothing has been the same since. My office where I practiced adult cardiology ended up being shuttered shortly after that first visit. And I have never looked back.

Comment: More helpful information about the benefits of Vitamin C


Syringe

Could a tragic chapter of Australian history be unwittingly repeated in a seasonal 'flu vaccination campaign' for First Nations children?

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The Author warns that infants who have suffered repeated infections should not be immunised under the governments new forced Vaccination Campaign and only those infants under special risk should receive them.

There was a forced vaccination campaign in 1970-1 in the Northern Territory where forced vaccinations had a 50% fatality rate. This was reported by Dr Archie Kalokerinos, who was there during that time. He later wrote a book on it, called Every Second Child.

The writer's 3 children and 4 grandchildren have been immunised, and I am not an anti-vaccine campaigner. I am a 'vaccine, only with adequate checks and balances', advocate.
Seasonal flu vaccinations have recently been offered free for Aboriginal children aged 5 years and under (the most vulnerable age range for complications). The possibility of a future TB vaccination campaign has been raised. Check out the links.

Below the links is what happened to Aboriginal children in the 1970's as a result of a previous campaign, as told by a highly experienced doctor practising during that time in the region of NSW with the highest infant death-rate.

Bacon

Not 'one iota' of exercise is needed to lose weight, says scientific study

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Obesity crisis has been generated through a worsening of our diets – rather than a rise in sedentary lifestyles
The cause of obesity is a bad diet rather than a lack of exercise, according to a group of international experts.

In an article discussing whether food, sedentary lifestyles or a combination of the two are responsible for the rapidly growing obesity epidemic, doctors said the obesity crisis had almost nothing to do with the amount of exercise we take part in.

They say that while frequent physical activity is vital in reducing the risk of the developing heart disease, dementia and a number of other conditions, it "does not promote weight loss."

Writing in The British Journal of Sports Medicine the authors, who include cardiologist Dr Aseem Malhotra, an outspoken critic of the food industry for a number of years, claim that food and soft drink companies have incorrectly emphasised how physical activity and sport can prevent people from obesity.

"In the past 30 years, as obesity has rocketed, there has been little change in physical activity levels in the Western population. This places the blame for our expanding waistlines directly on the type and amount of calories consumed.

"Members of the public are drowned by an unhelpful message about maintaining a 'healthy weight' through calorie counting, and many still wrongly believe that obesity is entirely due to lack of exercise.

Heart

What's so healthy about avocado oil?

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It doesn't take much digging to figure out that most of the oils we eat in this country are fantastically poor choices. There's the heavy processing to consider as well as the GMO sourcing, the rancidity, and dramatic omega fatty acid imbalance to name a few unsavory points. Sure, we make different choices in our own kitchens, but sometimes we find ourselves wishing we could recreate a certain taste in a Primal version of an old favorite recipe or just find a better flavor in one of our new favorite Primal meals. As a result, even the most Primally devout among us are on the lookout for the healthiest choices with the right practical adaptability. (And, oh yeah, good taste...) In the interest of relishing our food while respecting our bodies, we hunt down lesser appreciated alternatives. Plus, there's just something fun about undermining the status quo to support worthy culinary underdogs. One of the great "finds" of my Primal journey has undoubtedly been avocado oil - a little recognized healthy fat with big versatility.

2 + 2 = 4

The number one reason employees get sick....Perceived unfairness at work

Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me.

Anonymous

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Recent studies confirm that emotional hurt and rejection, whether part of social interactions or the perception of inequitable and unjust workplace conditions can actually trigger the same neurophysiologic pathways associated with physical pain and suffering (Eisenberger, Lieberman, & Williams, 2003).

Comment: Are psychopaths in the workplace on the rise and what does it mean?
Workplace psychopaths' more common than generally thought
Ponerology 101: Snakes in Suits
Corporate Psychopaths Bad for Business


Info

How to help in removing toxic GMO products and Roundup from the marketplace

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Since genetically engineered (GE) crops, foods, and animal drugs were brazenly forced onto the market in 1994 by Monsanto and the FDA, with neither pre-market safety testing nor labels required, consumers and small farmers worldwide have mobilized to ban, label, or boycott these controversial "Frankenfoods."

With mounting scientific evidence1 underlining the human health and environmental toxicity of GE foods, and growing alarm over the toxic pesticides such as Monsanto's Roundup that invariably accompany genetically modified organisms (GMOs), currently 64 nations require mandatory labeling of GMOs.

Numerous states and regions in the European Union, and several dozen entire nations, including Switzerland, Australia, Austria, China, India, France, Germany, Hungary, Luxembourg, Greece, Bulgaria, Poland, Italy, and Russia, have banned GMO crops altogether.2

In the European Union (EU), where mandatory labeling laws are in effect, little or no GMO crops or food are on the market (except for imported GMO animal feed).In addition to banning GMOs, a growing number of countries, including El Salvador and Sri Lanka, have begun to ban the use of Monsanto's Roundup.

This toxic herbicide is sprayed heavily on 84 percent of all GMO crops, and increasingly applied as a pre-harvest desiccant, or drying agent, on scores of other non-GMO crops including wheat, rice, beans, potatoes, barley, oats, flax, peas, lentils, and sugar cane.

Even in the US where 168 million acres of GE crops are under cultivation (including 90 percent or more of all corn, soy, cotton, canola, and sugar beets), survey after survey has shown that Americans, especially mothers and parents of small children, are either suspicious of, or alarmed by, unlabeled GMOs.

Comment: Since it is clear the biotech and agriculture industries will continue to resist pressures to label GMO products, the only way for consumers to protect their health is to buy organic when possible, research products and avoid most packaged and processed foods. Vote against GMO's and pesticides with your purchasing habits. There is so much evidence of the dangers posed by these products, that you are literally risking your health by ingesting them.