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Follow the money! The unknown reasons doctors push vaccines

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Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Blue Care Network of Michigan publishes online a shameless and bold report of how much cash they reward physicians for performing certain tests, and which apparently acts as an incentive to over-prescribe, thus inflating the costs of U.S. healthcare, which should be illegal.

Blue Cross/Blue Shield published the 2016 Performance Recognition Program, a 28-page report indicating how medical insurance companies actually increase the costs of healthcare!

Comment: How much money do pediatricians really make from vaccines?
Big Pharma funds medical education programs for physicians and then pitches new drugs to them. Pharma pays doctors for promotional speaking engagements and provides them with free drug samples and free meals, etc.2 To get an idea of the extent of these financial ties, the pharmaceutical industry paid physicians and hospitals at least $3.5 billion during only the last five months of 2013.3
Doctors pushing vaccines receive 'Merck Vaccination Service Awards'
    Where does your doctor's allegiance lie? Does your healthcare professional listen to your needs and wants as a parent or are they nothing more than affiliate distributors for pharmaceutical companies? It was reported by independent journalist recently that some doctors offices are now demanding their patients sign an immunization contract. What's an immunization contract you ask? The contract-created outside of law and denying informed consent-requires prospective patients to agree, by signature, to allow 25 vaccines to be injected into their child over a series of visits. Also uncovered in the same investigation, doctors can receive up to $225 per service achieved in the insurance provider category of "childhood immunization [combo 2]" .


Health charity says: Official advice on low-fat diet & cholesterol is wrong

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The report called for a return to ‘whole foods’ such as meat, dairy and high-fat healthy foods like avocados.
Report accuses UK public health bodies of colluding with food industry and calls for overhaul of dietary guidelines

Urging people to follow low-fat diets and to lower their cholesterol is having "disastrous health consequences", a health charity has warned.

In a damning report that accuses major public health bodies of colluding with the food industry, the National Obesity Forum and the Public Health Collaboration call for a "major overhaul" of current dietary guidelines. They say the focus on low-fat diets is failing to address Britain's obesity crisis, while snacking between meals is making people fat.

Comment: While this article is over a year old it is interesting to note that Prof Naveed Sattar states that "eating more fat is highly contentious and could have public health consequences." The opposite is shown to be true! Fat is good for you! Eating a high carb -low fat diet is what is causing adverse public health consequences:


A balanced diet including meat can help alleviate depression in vegetarians

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Vegetarians are almost twice as likely to suffer from depression as those who consume a conventional balanced diet, according to a new study.

The new Bristol University study of almost 10,000 from southwestern England found that vegetarians were more likely to develop depression due to vitamin and mineral deficiencies that can negatively impact their mental health.

The 350 committed vegetarians who participated in the study had a higher average depression score when compared to the meat-eaters, according to the study, which was published in the Journal of Affective Disorders.

The vegetarians' diet tended to feature lower vitamin B12 consumption, as well as greater intake of nuts that contain omega-6 fatty acids, which have been linked with an increased risk of mental health problems.



Is the Hepatitis B vaccine safe for your newborn?

The day has come and your little bundle is here. The wonder of it is overwhelming: this human grew out of two cells, inside you, and despite those last couple of days feeling like a year each, all of this happened in 9 months, without your doing much but standing by. If you are in a hospital, your baby is likely to be snatched away from you upon entry into the world, and subjected to all manner of empirical interventions aimed at damage control for all of his weaknesses and lurking dysfunctions - antibiotics in his eyes, vitamin K in his blood, a good scrubbing with some 1, 4-dioxane and formaldehyde-containing baby wash, and, since 1991, the Hepatitis B vaccine.

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The Health & Wellness Show: All About Acupuncture with Elizabeth Ross

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Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years around the world with more than 3 million Americans receiving it each year. While much of acupuncture's effectiveness remains a mystery to mainstream science, stimulating the bioenergetic pathways of the body has been proven to reduce inflammation, improve the flow of energy, relieve pain, reduce high blood pressure and alleviate the symptoms of chronic and serious disease.

Join us for this episode of the Health and Wellness Show where we were joined by Elizabeth Ross, a Registered Acupuncturist and a Nationally Certified Diplomate of Acupuncture. She received her Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MSOM) from the World Medicine Institute in Honolulu, Hawaii where she studied Taoist and Traditional Chinese styles of acupuncture, as well as Qi Gong and Chinese Herbal medicine. (https://www.facebook.com/pg/lizrosslac/).

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Stem cells being used for the first time to treat diabetes

Two people with type 1 diabetes have received stem cell-derived implants to treat their condition for the first time.

About 10 per cent of the 422 million people with diabetes worldwide have type 1. This is caused by the immune system destroying the islet cells in the pancreas that make insulin. For more than 15 years, researchers have been trying to find a way to replace these using stem cells.

Now Viacyte, a company in San Diego, California, is about to find out if it has succeeded. The firm's credit card-sized implant contains progenitor cells derived from stem cells. Once inside the body, they mature into islet cells. The implant sits just below the skin, in the forearm, for example, and is intended to compensate for the lost islet cells, releasing insulin when blood sugar levels get too high.

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Research evidence: One of EPA's most successful clean air rules based on fabricated data

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Climate change experts: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Microsoft CEO Bill Gates, US President Barack Obama, French President Francois Hollande and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the world climate change conference.
One of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) longest and most successful air pollution standards is based on a taxpayer-funded study plagued by "data fabrication and falsification," according to a veteran toxicologist.

Toxicologist Albert Donnay says he's found evidence a 1989 study commissioned by EPA on the health effects of carbon monoxide, which, if true, could call into question 25 years of regulations and billions of dollars on catalytic converters for automobiles.

"They claimed to find an effect when there wasn't one," Donnay told The Daily Caller News Foundation (TheDCNF). "They even fabricated the methods they used to get their results. They were spinning this to give EPA what they wanted and commissioned," Donnay said. "They reported results that could not have come from human beings."

Comment: Mr. Donnay is experiencing 'kill the message'. If that doesn't work, we can guess stage two. One mustn't rewrite profitable and manipulative history with truths.

Life Preserver

Landmark discovery for pregnant women: Vitamin B3 supplement could prevent miscarriages and congenital birth defects

Researchers have identified a deficiency in a developmental molecule called NAD that can keep a baby's organs from forming properly in the womb – but the shortfall could be addressed by pregnant women taking vitamin B3, which may prevent a range of birth defects.
A simple vitamin supplement could have the potential to prevent miscarriages and birth defects, according to a 12-year study by scientists in Australia.

Researchers have identified a deficiency in a developmental molecule called NAD that can keep a baby's organs from forming properly in the womb - but the shortfall could be addressed by pregnant women taking vitamin B3, which may prevent a range of birth defects.

It's the first time that NAD (aka nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide) has been linked to congenital abnormalities, identifying a previously unknown cause of birth defects - along with the supplement that might treat the problem.

"The ramifications are likely to be huge," says developmental geneticist Sally Dunwoodie from the Victor Chang Institute.

"This has the potential to significantly reduce the number of miscarriages and birth defects around the world, and I do not use those words lightly."

Comment: More about the beneficial effects of niacin:


Curious: Nonsmoker lung cancer sees an uptick in United Kingdom

The annual frequency of never-smokers developing lung cancer in Britain has more than doubled over the last seven years, from 13 percent to 28 percent, according to a study set to run in the October edition of the European Journal of Cancer.

The researchers note that most of these cancers turned up in patients presenting with non-specific symptoms and were detected on incidental imaging, "a modality that is likely to play an increasingly important role for early detection in this cohort that does not have any observable clinical risk factors."

Maria Elena Cufari, MBBS, and colleagues at London-based Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, the largest-volume provider of lung-cancer surgery in the U.K., retrospectively analyzed data from a prospectively collected database of 2,170 patients who underwent surgery there between March 2008 and November 2014.

Comment: Bit by bit, the old 'smoking causes lung cancer' programming meme is being deconstructed and corrected for all who are open to new information:

See: A comprehensive review of the many health benefits of smoking Tobacco

as well as:

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Unwitting GMO guinea pigs: AquaBounty GMO salmon now in Canadian stores

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Food safety activists and environmentalists are concerned over the potential risks from a new US brand of genetically-modified salmon, which has just hit Canadian shelves. Some believe Canadians are being used as guinea pigs for potentially harmful technology.

After trying for two decades, AquaBounty Technologies' GM salmon was finally approved for sale in Canada in 2016, which led to the most recent developments.

The company's GM salmon can grow twice as large as conventionally-farmed Atlantic salmon, according to the Guardian. The accelerated growth means the fish will reach adult size in 18 months rather than the typical 30 months. This process is established by modifying the firm's Atlantic salmon with a growth hormone gene taken from Chinook salmon. The company also claims that their salmon consume 20 to 25 percent less food per gram of new flesh.

Comment: Is genetically engineered salmon safe?

There are massively disturbing ethical, environmental, and health concerns that make the introduction of Frankenfish highly controversial. AquaBounty insists that their creation poses no threat to wild salmon populations. But research found that a release of just sixty GE salmon into a wild population of 60,000 would lead to the extinction of the wild population in less than 40 fish generations. Every year, millions of farmed fish escape from fish farms into the wild. As to sterile fish, at present, there is no guaranteed method to produce 100% sterility.

And as for safety, the FDA concluded the fish is as safe as that of other farmed salmon. However, compared to wild salmon, studies have found farmed salmon to have significantly higher concentrations of contaminants, including PCBs, dioxins, dieldrin, and toxaphene. In addition, the genetic makeup of the fish is a new creation, and there have been no long-term studies conducted on humans actually consuming genetically engineered salmon.

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