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Canada: Data shows surgical objects left in patients on the rise

© The Canadian Press/AP, Molly Riley
A doctor prepares for a surgical procedure at a hospital in Washington on June 28, 2016. More than 550 objects have been unintentionally left in Canadian surgery patients between 2016 and 2018, and the problem appears to be getting worse
More than 550 objects have been unintentionally left in Canadian medical and surgery patients between 2016 and 2018, and the problem appears to be getting worse.

A new report released Thursday by the Canadian Institute for Health Information says 553 foreign items -- such as sponges and medical instruments -- were left behind over that two-year period.

That's a 14 per cent increase between the most recent data collected 2017-2018 and statistics collected five years earlier.

It's also more than two times the average rate of 12 reporting countries, including Sweden, the Netherlands and Norway, which had the next highest rates.

The information was examined as part of a broad look at how Canada's health-care system compares to other member nations of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Tracy Johnson, CIHI's director of emerging issues, said the data only notes how often the mistakes occurred, but not how or why.

Comment: Careless medical mistakes that have even cost people their lives


Careless medical mistakes that have even cost people their lives

Medical professionals help us live long, healthy lives. But sometimes their little mistakes can lead to some serious issues.

From accidental intestinal cuttings to mixed up babies at the hospital, we think we may have heard everything now. And trust us, some of these images aren't for the fainthearted.

Trapped and terrified
trapped and terrified
Rom Houben suffered a near-fatal car crash that left him in a vegetative state - or so his doctors thought.

For 23 years, Rom was stuck in hospital, listening as nurses did their daily rounds and his family visited. He couldn't move or speak to tell them he was conscious. All he could do was lie in bed, hoping someone would realise his brain was functioning.

It wasn't until a neurologist studying coma patients used a special scanning system on Rom that doctors realised he wasn't in a coma at all.

Now, using a special touchscreen computer and wheelchair, Rom can communicate with his loved ones in his hometown of Belgium. After three years of physiotherapy, he can even move a little.

Rom was trapped inside his body for 23 years, but now feels reborn.

Comment: Going through this list - and we are sure it is not exhaustive, having followed the news for decades now - one is left wondering whether it is ever safe to visit a hospital and/or undergo a medical treatment. Sure, human beings make mistakes and medical personnel is often overworked, but if we are to put our lives in their hands, shouldn't we expect to come out of the hospital healthier than before, or... alive even? On the other hand, we should support and stand behind the doctors who are being prosecuted for daring to reveal truths regarding our health that the medical establishment and big-pharma does not want us to know about, so as to continue to fleece us monetarily.


'There's something terribly wrong': Americans are dying young at alarming rates

Brian Benson coroner’s office
© Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post
Brian Benson unloads the body of a 44-year-old woman at the Kern County coroner’s office in Bakersfield, Calif. Prescription narcotics were among the medications found in the woman’s apartment.
Death rates from suicide, drug overdoses, liver disease and dozens of other causes have been rising over the past decade for young and middle-aged adults, driving down overall life expectancy in the United States for three consecutive years, according to a strikingly bleak study published Tuesday that looked at the past six decades of mortality data.

The report, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, was immediately hailed by outside researchers for its comprehensive treatment of a still-enigmatic trend: the reversal of historical patterns in longevity.

Despite spending more on health care than any other country, the United States has seen increasing mortality and falling life expectancy for people age 25 to 64, who should be in the prime of their lives. In contrast, other wealthy nations have generally experienced continued progress in extending longevity. Although earlier research emphasized rising mortality among non-Hispanic whites in the United States, the broad trend detailed in this study cuts across gender, racial and ethnic lines. By age group, the highest relative jump in death rates from 2010 to 2017 — 29 percent — has been among people age 25 to 34.

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FDA shocking study: Cells used in vaccines contaminated with serious viruses including cancer

vaccine scientist lab
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published shocking results which found that cells used in the manufacturing of numerous childhood vaccines are often contaminated with serious viruses including cancer.

The FDA study looked at vaccines that are made from living cells, or replicated cell substrates that some manufacturers are investigating to create. According to research, these cells are oftentimes contaminated with hidden viral fragments which have the potential to cause cancer.

These viruses are dormant, meaning they live "quietly" inside other cells. However, eventually these cells no longer hide and circulate throughout the body in the form of serious disease. As a result, a person injected with a vaccine containing these cancer-causing micro-organisms may not display signs of health complications until long after they have been jabbed sometimes several years later.

Comment: Bottom line: Vaccines contain a chemical shitstorm of heavy metals, viruses, genetic material (including human) of unknown consequence and God knows what else. That the pro-vaxxer camp has the audacity to claim vaccination poses an absolute zero risk is either shockingly ignorant or equally shockingly malificent.

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Meat is crucial for feeding the planet, and going vegan is not more green, say scientists

© Catherine Falls
Meat is vital, particularly in the developing world, say scientists.
Meat is crucial for feeding the planet, leading scientists have said, as they warned it is not more environmentally-friendly to go vegan.

Experts from the University of Edinburgh and Scotland's Rural College said farmers were increasingly feeling demonised by the unsupported 'meat is evil' claims being promoted by environmental lobbyists.

Speaking at a panel in central London, they argued that meat was critical for the physical and mental health of children, particularly in developing countries, and said that moving away from livestock farming would not improve land use.

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Nursery goes entirely vegan, but not everyone is happy

Jigsaw Day Nursery
Jigsaw Day Nurseries, in Chester, will be entirely vegan from January.
A nursery has sparked outrage by becoming one of the first in Britain to introduce a 100% vegan menu for children.

From January, Jigsaw Day Nurseries, in Chester, will no longer be serving meat, fish, eggs or dairy products to the 260 children they care for. Instead the children, all aged between 0 and four, will eat the likes of lentil-based 'Shepherdless Pie', coconut rice pudding desserts, plant-based yogurts and cereal served with soy or oat milk.

Staff say the switch has been made with 'the children and the planet's future in mind', but some parents now claim their meat-eating kids are being discriminated against.

Comment: This is the danger of the vegan pusch propaganda in all its glory. The smug bureaucrats telling everyone they're 'saving the planet' while starving the children. At the end of the day, it appears that the nursery is a private business and can therefore feed the children whatever it likes. Parents who object only have the recourse to take their children elsewhere. They'd be wise to do so.

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HIV-positive sperm bank opens in New Zealand

sperm egg
© Science Photo Library
The online sperm bank will make clear that all its donors are HIV positive.
The world's first sperm bank for HIV-positive donors has launched in New Zealand, aiming to fight stigma surrounding the illness.

Three HIV-positive men have already signed up to donate - all of whom have an undetectable viral load.

This means virus levels in their blood are so low that HIV cannot be transmitted through sex or childbirth.


Facebook bans all content on vaccine awareness, including ingredients, injury and industry collusion

Just as we warned would happen, the tech giants are now moving aggressively to ban all speech that contradicts whatever "official" position is decided to be "the truth" by the corrupt establishment. This week, Facebook announced it would block all content on Facebook that questions the official dogma on vaccines, which falsely insists that vaccines have never harmed anyone (a hilarious lie), that vaccines contain only safe ingredients (a blatant deception) and that vaccines always work on everyone (another laughable lie).

Facebook is achieving this by labeling vaccine awareness information "misinformation" or "hoaxes." At the top of the list is the assertion that vaccines are linked to autism — something that even the CDC's own top whistleblower scientist reveals to be true, yet the vaccine industry claims it's all a hoax (in order to cover of the crimes of medical violence against children that are being committed by the vaccine pushers).

Notably, tech giants are now banning vaccine truth information by labeling it "misinformation" in exactly the same way they ban conservative content by labeling it "hate speech." They simply invent a false category to justify the ban, all while crushing the free speech of users (and ultimately leading to the vaccine maiming of millions of innocent children). Under this twisted system of speech policing, they can ban any content they don't like by simply labeling it "false" or "hateful," even if it's true and important.

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More polio cases are now caused by vaccine than by wild virus

polio vaccine
Four African countries have reported new cases of polio linked to the oral vaccine, as global health numbers show there are now more children being paralyzed by viruses originating in vaccines than in the wild.

In a report late last week, the World Health Organization and partners noted nine new polio cases caused by the vaccine in Nigeria, Congo, Central African Republic and Angola. Seven countries elsewhere in Africa have similar outbreaks and cases have been reported in Asia. Of the two countries where polio remains endemic, Afghanistan and Pakistan, vaccine-linked cases have been identified in Pakistan.

In rare cases, the live virus in oral polio vaccine can mutate into a form capable of sparking new outbreaks. All the current vaccine-derived polio cases have been sparked by a Type 2 virus contained in the vaccine. Type 2 wild virus was eliminated years ago.

Comment: New thinking is needed? How about thinking about how one can 'eradicate polio' if the vaccine is spreading it? How about rethinking the goal of immunizing 95% of the population when the vaccine is causing outbreaks? Perhaps rather than 'new thinking' they need to set the goal of simply thinking. The bar is clearly too high.

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Cargill's GMO stevia hoodwinks consumers

GMO stevia
The international food conglomerate Cargill is ramping up commercial-scale production of its genetically engineered sweetener, EverSweet, in a new $50 million production facility that began operating this week in Blair, Nebraska. The plant will "be producing enough EverSweet to sweeten many millions of bottles/cans of soft drinks or servings of yogurt each month," according to a Cargill spokesman.

Cargill is marketing its new stevia substitute as "non-artificial." What does that mean? Consumers who click on the link provided in the press release will not get a straight answer. The web page twists itself in knots trying to describe the new process, which involves genetically engineering yeast to convert sugar molecules into a substance that mimics the taste of stevia, as a "centuries old technique" — without once mentioning genetic engineering or the genetic modified organisms (GMOs) used to make the product.

Cargill told the Star Tribune it does not market EverSweet as "natural" - so "non-artificial" it is. The subterfuge doesn't end there.

Comment: Any 'natural' product Cargill promotes is highly suspect!
Food giant British Sugar has withdrawn an advertisement extolling the natural virtues of its sugar substitute after a member of the public complained that it was misleading.

The controversy is the latest to surround Truvia, which was developed by Coca-Cola and Cargill and contains extract from the stevia leaf - although this accounts for less than 1% of the finished product.
  • GMO derived erythritol, the main ingredient in Truvia, found to be a potent insecticide Erythritol is often indirectly derived from genetically modified corn, by the way. Cargill was forced to settle a class action lawsuit last year (2) for labeling Truvia "natural" when it's actually made from a fermentation process whereby yeast are fed GM corn maltodextrin. Cargill plays word games with this process, insisting that "erythritol is not derived from corn or dextrose feedstock; it is derived from the yeast organism."Yeah, okay, but the yeast are fed GMOs. So they're playing mind games with their explanations.