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Historical evidence debunks myth that vaccines eradicated childhood infectious diseases

Over the 40 plus years that I was a family practitioner and teacher (the English word "doctor" derives from the Latin verb docere [do-ke-re] which means "to teach"), I have tried to fulfill what I have regarded as my solemn professional duty to warn my patients (and anybody else who would listen) about the multitude of deceptions and myths that all-too-often come from for-profit sociopathic pharmaceutical corporations (and their hangers-on). Those pesky entities never seem to give up trying to get patients (and us doctors as well) to desperately want to have the next blockbuster drug or vaccine, no matter what the fine print warnings say. Sadly, those always toxic synthetic substances invariably enriches the corporation more than it helps the duped patient.

Most of the time I was able to take the time to resist the temptation to blindly prescribe whatever treatment my patient saw on TV the night before, but it did take time. As I have often proclaimed in this column, it only takes two minutes to write a prescription, whereas it takes 20 minutes to not write one (a bunch of teaching and some arguing is required). But when time is money and medicine is a for-profit venture, one can predict what the average clinic administrator (and too many physicians) will choose to do. And therein lies one of the biggest problems in the for-profit medical (non-) system in America.

Comment: Be aware: The forgotten history of vaccinations


Cloud Grey

It's the cytokine storms we should worry about


“Studies have shown that in many cases the virulence of a virus is actually based on its ability to trigger immune overreaction.” — Russell Blaylock, MD
Poliovirus is a relatively harmless virus. Most people would be surprised at that statement. But it's true. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 95 percent of the people who are infected with polio display no symptoms. About four to eight percent of those infected display "minor symptoms, such as fever, fatigue, nausea, headache, flu-like symptoms, stiffness in the neck and back, and pain in the limbs, which often resolve completely."1

Less than one percent of those who have poliovirus will develop permanent paralysis, and of those few cases less than 10 percent of them will result in death.1 Most people who contract poliovirus never know they have the virus and they are unaffected by it. Yet, the virus has been made out to be a monster that must be subdued at all cost.
The media, along with many within the scientific, medical and public health communities, have irresponsibly pushed the idea that a virus is like a terrorist—something threatening that we must attack and destroy before it attacks and kills us. The same thoroughly unscientific mentality has been disseminated widely with regard to bacteria, disease, and fever.2

Bacon n Eggs

Eating only a low-carb diet can cause feelings of euphoria

Some people on very low-carb diets say they feel euphoric, have clear minds and lose their appetite.

Going low-carb might even mimic the effects of GHB - the recreational drug better known as fantasy, liquid ecstasy or grievous bodily harm - on the brain.

To understand why we need to look at how the body processes a very low-carb diet, one that typically limits carbohydrates to no more than 50 grams a day.

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Microscope 2

Test results expose toxic heavy metals in America's water supply

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Thank you to all the Natural News readers and fans who submitted water samples to our lab for ICP-MS testing. Over the last year, we've processed over 600 water samples, and we've recently updated the 2017 numbers to include the most recent samples. Now, we have 364 water samples in 2017 alone, all tested for heavy metals like copper, arsenic and lead. We've also begun including aluminum results, given the very high level of interest in aluminum and its neurotoxicity.

You can view the 2017 water sample test results chart, sorted by zip code, at the following link at the Natural Science Journal here

Some of the more notable results we found are listed below. Many of these results violate EPA water quality limits and expose potentially millions of Americans to toxic heavy metals in municipal water. (Why is nobody else conducting these tests? Why does the EPA cover this up?)
  • 413 ppb aluminum in zip code 06897
  • 1048 ppb aluminum in zip code 18371
  • 704 ppb copper in zip code 44035
  • 1117 ppb copper in zip code 51025
  • 1528 ppb copper in zip code 55418
  • 41 ppb lead in zip code 64836
  • A shocking 120 ppb lead in zip code 85086
  • 15 ppb arsenic in zip code 86351
  • 51 ppb lead in zip code 92103

Comment: The media ignores America's drinking water crisis


Attention

American Medical Association opposes vaccine research commission

The American Medical Association (AMA) has released a position statement that opposes the creation of a new federal commission on vaccine safety whose task is to study the association between autism and vaccines.
"The AMA fully supports the overwhelming body of evidence and rigorous scientific process used by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices which demonstrate vaccines are among the most effective and safest interventions to both prevent individual illness and protect the health of the public,"
William E. Kobler, MD said in a statement. Dr. Kobler is a member of the AMA Board of Trustees.

(Editors Note: I can state, proudly, that I am not nor have I ever been a member of the AMA.)

Autism is occurring at epidemic rates. We now have over 1,000,000 U.S. children diagnosed with autism. Something in our environment is responsible for causing the autism epidemic. It is not due to genetics. Could it be the increasing numbers of vaccines given to our children? Why wouldn't any rational person want to study this association? A simple study comparing vaccinated with unvaccinated children could help decide whether vaccines are responsible for causing the autism epidemic. But, the Powers-That-Be, like the AMA, do not want this study done as it may turn their world upside down.

Comment: The AAP is also opposed to the creation of a new federal commission on vaccine safety: Preserving the public vaccine policy - American Academy of Pediatrics refuses to back vaccine claims with science
When asked whether it could provide studies to support specific claims it made about vaccine safety, the American Academy of Pediatrics ultimately declined.

On January 10, 2017, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a press release to express its opposition to a federal commission that has been proposed by the Trump administration to examine vaccine safety and efficacy. The AAP argues that since we already know that vaccines are safe and effective, therefore there is no need for further examination into their safety and efficacy.

This argument, however, begs the question — it presumes in the premise the proposition to be proven (the petitio principii fallacy). And the press release itself illustrates why, apart from the question of whether there should be a federal commission, critical examination of public vaccine policy is very much warranted.
Read more about Trump's proposed vaccine commission - an interview with Robert F. Kennedy Jr.


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The Health & Wellness Show: Mysterious Deaths: Holistic Doctors, Scientists & Bankers

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In the summer of 2015 12 holistic doctors died under suspicious circumstances within 3 months of each other. If reports are to be believed the death tally of holistic doctors now stands at around 60. In 2016 there was a spate of banker deaths that spanned the globe. In 2001 several microbiologists were found dead of suicide or 'foul play'. In 2013 3 climate scientists died mysteriously. What's happening? Conspiracy theories abound but there is no hard evidence linking all of these deaths together. Were these professionals in possession of some top-secret knowledge that put their lives at risk from the powers that be or are all of these deaths merely an unfortunate coincidence?

On this episode of The Health and Wellness Show we explore the bizarre details and possible explanations of this strange phenomenon that leaves most alternative researchers scratching their heads.

At the end of the show we bring it back down to the mundane with Zoya's Pet Health Segment on training your cat in morning etiquette.

Running Time: 01:14:01

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Cell Phone

Cell phone radiation is higher than manufacturers claim

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The Environmental Health Trust published "Cell Phone Radiation Scandal: More Exposure Than Manufacturers Claim 'PhoneGate' In France, government data release reveals 9 out of 10 phones tested exceed regulatory limits" [1].

The French ANFR published online on June 1, 2017, a listing of cell phone data "details of make, model and test results for each cell phone that was tested, after months of legal action by French physician Dr. Marc Arazi."

According to Environmental Health Trust,
Popular brands such as Apple, Motorola, Samsung and Nokia were among the cell phone models tested. When tested in contact with the body, some phones have test results as high as triple the manufacturer's previously reported radiation levels. [1] [CJF emphasis]
Here's something that for the life of me, I cannot understand parents permitting or allowing their toddlers to play with!

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Alarm Clock

Too many children are taking melatonin when sleep hygiene should be the priority

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Melatonin is an important hormone produced by your body's pineal gland. One of its primary roles is regulating your body's circadian rhythm. When it gets dark, your brain starts secreting melatonin (typically around 9 or 10 p.m.), which makes you sleepy. Levels typically stay elevated for about 12 hours, then, as the sun rises, your pineal gland reduces your production, and the levels in your blood decrease until they're hardly measurable at all.

When your circadian rhythms are disrupted, such as from shift work, jet lag or nighttime light exposure, your body produces less melatonin. It's these instances when supplementing with small amounts of melatonin can be most useful, as it may help to reset your internal clock.1 However, a growing number of children are reportedly now taking the supplement to help them sleep, which could be associated with long-term risks.

Melatonin May Help Children With Certain Sleep Disorders

If your child has a unique medical need that makes nighttime sleep difficult, melatonin may be helpful and is likely safer than prescription sleep aids. One example would be children with autism, for whom sleep disorders are common and may intensify autistic symptoms. Melatonin has been found to help synchronize circadian rhythms and improve sleep quality and behavior in individuals with autism.2

Among children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and chronic sleep onset insomnia, melatonin was also found to be an effective therapy in 88 percent of cases even when used long-term, with no serious adverse events reported.3 Further, behavior and mood also improved in 71 percent and 61 percent of the cases, respectively.

Health

How to curb chronic inflammation

Coping with modern life can sometimes feel like a remorseless treadmill. Many of us end up exhausted, with a vague feeling that all this pressure can't be doing us any good. But we do it anyway, driven by the notion that stress is for wimps. And there's always a glass of wine and a takeaway to look forward to at the end of the week. Big mistake. Far from being for wimps, physical and psychological stress are major triggers of a modern scourge that has been linked with every malady from heart disease, depression and chronic pain to neurodegenerative diseases.

That scourge is inflammation. Until recently, we have known little about how what starts as a protective immune process in the body goes awry, and there have been frustratingly few evidence-based suggestions on what we should do about it. But now we are starting to learn more about how the process works, how it connects body and mind, and what we might do to keep it in check. This new understanding is leading to treatments that may finally let us douse this constant fire -- not by stopping it from happening, but by turning it off when it is no longer useful.

Such treatments could benefit the millions of people around the world who have chronic inflammatory conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, asthma and celiac disease. They could also assist those of us who want to have our cake, eat it and not end up inflamed. Finding a way to manage inflammation could help prevent modern life from damaging our long-term physical health.

Piggy Bank

The real reason the AHA still fear saturated fat?

So the American Heart Association (AHA) recently announced they still believe that natural saturated fats are bad, bad, bad. That's quite surprising considering all the new reviews of all relevant science showing zero evidence for that old and failed theory.

So how come the AHA still somehow manages to stay a believer? Who knows, maybe they'd rather not bite the hand that feeds them. It turns out they recently received a cool $500,000 as a little gift from the competing vegetable oil industry:
Soybean industry gives $500K to AHA which in recent advisory promotes soybean oil instead of sat fats. Related? https://t.co/KhoHzIrcRh

— Nina Teicholz (@bigfatsurprise) June 20, 2017


Comment: See also: Saturated Fat: Health Food or Health Hindrance?