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Sugar and the corruption of science: Deadly at any dose

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It is estimated that the average American consumes 94 grams of sugar daily. [1] This amounts to nearly 2 billion pounds of sugar each month in the form of candies, cakes, breads, cookies and other sweet treats. Our national sugar addiction rages on despite the fact that sugar is widely known as a major culprit in our country's epidemic levels of disease. A recent report from Credit Suisse's Research Institute revealed that approximately "30% - 40% of healthcare expenditures in the USA go to help address issues that are closely tied to the excess consumption of sugar."[2] The figures suggest that our high consumption of sugar runs us an incredible $1 trillion in healthcare costs each year. The Credit Suisse report highlighted several health conditions including coronary heart diseases, type II diabetes and metabolic syndrome, which numerous studies have linked to excessive sugar intake.[3]

Though it takes little effort to discover the abundance of scientific research demonstrating sugar's deadly effects on health, most Americans prefer to ignore the reality of this toxic dietary staple. Let's take a closer look at a few of the latest studies available to them if they chose to look:
The prestigious scientific journal Human Reproduction published a study last year showing that girls who consumed higher amounts of sugar sweetened beverages began menstruating earlier than their peers. Early menstruation among girls is known to increase the risk of breast cancer later on in life. The study is notable because other than sugary drink consumption no other variable that was measured, including body mass index or total food intake, correlated to earlier menstruation. [4]

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Emergency services in Melbourne, Australia declare 'major disaster' after mass 'unprecedented thunderstorm asthma' event


Ambulance Victoria was flooded with calls after a storm hit Melbourne shortly before 6pm.
A massive thunderstorm has caused an outbreak of asthma so severe emergency services in Melbourne ran out of ambulances to help those in need.

The enormous storm, which hit the Victorian capital at around 6pm on Monday, is believed to have led to a large scale occurrence of 'thunderstorm asthma' - where pollen and irritants swept into the air by the storm affect asthma sufferers.

In what was described as a 'major disaster', Triple Zero was so swamped by calls that Ambulance Victoria ran out of ambulances to help people.

It forced police officers and GPs to swing into action and help asthma sufferers across the city, The Age reports.

The head of Victoria's health services said he'd never seen an incident like it in more than 40 years as a paramedic.

'Every ambulance and ambulance manager was recalled,' Paul Holman said.

'It was an unprecedented night.

Comment: According to the health website, Mercola, it has also been suggested that storms' electrical charge makes tiny pollen and mold particles stickier, increasing the likelihood that they will cause trouble in the lungs once inhaled. As written in Current Allergy and Asthma Reports:
"The weather system of a mature thunderstorm likely entrains grass pollen into the cloud base, where pollen rupture would be enhanced, then transports the respirable-sized fragments of pollen debris to ground level where outflows distribute them ahead of the rain.

The conditions occurring at the onset of a thunderstorm might expose susceptible people to a rapid increase in concentrations of pollen allergens in the air that can readily deposit in the lower airways and initiate asthmatic reactions."



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Mysterious polio-like illness plaguing children stumps CDC

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As of September 2016, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed 89 cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), also often referred to as Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP), a neurological disease whose symptoms resemble those of poliovirus and non-polio enteroviruses, but for which no cause or treatment is known.

The CDC recorded its first case of AFM in August of 2014. Through December 2014, there were 120 people confirmed with AFM onset in 34 states. In 2015, 15 people across 16 states presented with AFM. New statistics show a surge in 2016, with 89 people across 33 states confirmed to have AFM through September.

Admittedly, the CDC is in the early stages of gathering information about AFM and is monitoring disease activity, investigating cases, risk factors and causes of the mystery illness. Based on AFM's statistics, most patients are children with an average age of seven years whose symptoms mirror those of polio and non-polio enteroviruses, adenoviruses and West Nile virus. The 2014 identification of AFM coincided with a national outbreak of severe respiratory illness caused by enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), although the CDC said detection of the EV-D68 pathogen was not clear and consistent among all the AFM specimens.1

"It is biologically plausible that EV-D68 could have caused the cases of AFM in 2014, as other enteroviruses have been demonstrated to cause AFM. Also, EV-D68 has been previously identified in clinical specimens from a few patients with AFM. In those cases, however, it is not clear whether the presence of EV-D68 was a coincidence or whether it was the cause of the AFM," the CDC stated.2

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Why the blood-brain barrier is critical and how to maintain it

You all know about intestinal permeability, or "leaky gut." The job of the gut lining is to be selectively permeable, allowing helpful things passage into the body and preventing harmful things from getting in. Nutrients get through, toxins and pathogens do not. Leaky gut describes the failure of this vetting process. But what about "leaky brain"?

A similarly dynamic barrier lies between the brain and the rest of the body: the blood-brain barrier. Since the brain is the seat of all the conscious machinations and subconscious processes that comprise human existence, anything attempting entry receives severe scrutiny. We want to admit glucose, amino acids, fat-soluble nutrients, and ketones. We want to reject toxins, pathogens, and errant immune cells. Think of the blood-brain barrier like the cordon of guards keeping the drunken rabble from spilling over into the VIP room in a nightclub.

The blood-brain barrier (or BBB) can get leaky, just like the gut lining. This is bad.

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MMR vaccine: One size does not fit all

How many readers—parents, in particular—know that there are several vaccines that should not be given (injected) together at the same time under any circumstances? Yes, that's a fact! Those vaccines are the MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) and the Varicella (Chickenpox) vaccines.

And yet, there's Merck's MMRV—Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella!

One of the comments made to one of my blogs by "Somitcw" stated,
It has been known for decades that having measles and chickenpox virus infections at the same time doubles the rate of measles caused febrile seizures. That means even more brain damage.

It doesn't matter if the viruses have been insidiously attenuated to not show symptoms or not. Comparing MMR and MMRV outcome proves that it is still true.
Here's the unfortunate vaccine damage story of Jason, in Alabama, who received the MMR and Varicella vaccines as the same time when four-and-a-half years old.

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Vaccinations: An analysis of the health risks

A major controversy is brewing in the United States as people question whether the vaccines we give to children are safe and effective. In this three-part series, we explore the vaccine controversy to help separate the myths from the facts. We have conducted an extensive review of the scientific literature to examine the safety and efficacy of vaccines and the health effects of these often-mandated medical procedures.

Does the process of vaccination represent good science? What is the proof that the numerous vaccines given to infants are safe? Do the manufacturers and physicians who provide them support conjecture or sound scientific practice? Our society rarely looks at the safety and efficacy of the products of medical manufacturers that have enormous power to influence the decisions of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).1-8 Although the public rarely hears of the tragedies and side effects associated with vaccines, we do hear that vaccines promise to prevent a new condition (such as cervical cancer and genital warts9).

The reality is that we are inundating the developing baby's body with a growing list of vaccines,10 often overwhelming the immune system with resultant negative effects. A full picture of the effects of immunization has not emerged due to a deep-seated under-reporting of the adverse events associated with vaccinations.11-13

Comment: The Vaccine Dilemma: Unsafe at any dose
The CDC and advocates for mandatory vaccination consistently repeat a dangerous mantra that finds no warranted basis in medical science. This monolithic industry, now a massive network of private and government institutions, state senates, and supported by a compliant media, want us to believe that science has finally settled the debate over vaccine safety and efficacy. All the data is in, so we are told, and no further research and discussion is necessary because vaccines have been officially ruled to pose no neurological and immunological risk to infants, children, pregnant mothers, adults and the elderly. This official policy is founded upon flawed premises and a primitive understanding about the complexities of the human body and its multifaceted immunological system.

This argument's fallacy is actually quite simple. Valid science is never settled. The myth of "settled science," which is especially endemic to the biological and medical sciences that rely on private financial interests, is sheer propaganda. Valid science, on the other hand, constantly seeks new discoveries to acquire further knowledge and greater understanding. The pursuit to fully comprehend the complexity of our biological, immunological and physiological systems, therefore, is in perpetual infinite regress. Today's justifications for medical intervention, whether by drugs or vaccines, eventually become tomorrow's barbarities as science further penetrates the hidden functions and operations of the human organism. Hence valid medical research should elicit new questions and not settle upon incomplete facts that are then proselytized as universal truths.

A medical science that refuses to ask new questions and settles upon disputed beliefs to sustain an industry's financial portfolio is Scientism, a quasi-faith-based creed now institutionalized to promulgate repressive laws. These laws then advance Scientism's authority. Unfortunately, today this accurately represents the sad state of vaccine research and vaccination policy. Modern vaccine science, and conventional medicine in general, has morphed into a new fascism, a rigid doctrine that has sacrificed the foundations of scientific integrity on the altar of institutional greed, privilege and profit.



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31 confirmed mumps cases reported at University of Missouri

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A tray of samples marked with an “M” for mumps
The University of Missouri is hoping the looming Thanksgiving break could provide relief from a mumps outbreak that has grown to 31 confirmed and 27 probable cases on the Columbia campus.

The numbers reported Wednesday for the outbreak were almost double the 17 cases that had been confirmed last week. But the good news is that students will begin heading home for a weeklong holiday break after classes end Friday.

"We are hoping that that really alleviates the numbers we are seeing from this particular outbreak," Mary Jo Banken, a spokeswoman for the university, said Thursday. "We are all crossing our fingers on it for sure."

Comment: Vaccine failure: Vaccinated people are spreading the mumps
Even ineffective vaccines allow vaccine makers to make a mint. One of the most obvious vaccine failures is the mumps vaccine (part of the measles, mumps, rubella, aka MMR).

Again and again, outbreaks among vaccinated populations occur, yet rarely is the truth of the situation addressed, namely the fact that the vaccine is ineffective and doesn't work as advertised.

In 2010, two virologists filed a federal lawsuit against Merck, their former employer, alleging the vaccine maker engaged in improper testing and data falsification to artificially inflate the efficacy rating of their mumps vaccine.
The Myth of Vaccine-Generated Herd Immunity

Vaccine promoters typically stress the importance of compliance with the federally recommended vaccine schedule in order to create and maintain vaccine-induced "herd immunity." This may require multiple doses of certain vaccines, the MMR included, because no vaccine is 100 percent effective.

However, they never quite seem to be able to explain why the majority of outbreaks occur in areas that are thought to HAVE herd immunity status, i.e. where the majority of people are fully vaccinated and "should" therefore not be able to be infected or transmit infection.

The problem stems from a mix-up of terms. While there is such a thing as natural herd immunity, vaccine-induced herd immunity is a total misnomer. Vaccine makers simply assumed that vaccines will work in the same way as natural immunity, but the science clearly shows that this is not the case.



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FDA-approved drug that induces "chemical hypnosis" is sold as transdermal patch

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When I lived in Ecuador, I was warned about the pollen from the flower of a beautiful tree. The pollen is called "Devil's Breath," and when a tiny amount is blown into the face of an intended victim, it immediately saps that person's free will, turning them into a compliance zombie who will do anything they're commanded to do: Empty their bank account, engage in sexual acts or even donate a kidney.

This isn't some urban legend, either. The Devil's Breath pollen is rich in scopolamine, a potent drug that saps free will and turns people into zombies. Scopolamine can "can wipe the memory of its victims," reports the Daily Mail:

Scopolamine can be blown in the face of a passer-by on the street, and within minutes, that person is under the drug's effect - scopolamine is odourless and tasteless.

'You can guide them wherever you want,' he explained. 'It's like they're a child.'

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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. launches The World Mercury Project - vows to change government policies that injure children

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. announced today the launch of the World Mercury Project (WMP), a public health advocacy organization dedicated to ending exposure to neurotoxic mercury in fish, medical products, dental amalgams and vaccines. The group will focus on making sound science the driver of public policy.

"We will expose the government and corporate corruption that has led to increasing exposures to neurotoxic mercury in foods and medicines," said Lyn Redwood, RN, MSN, the group's executive director.

Grassroots organizations who support vaccine choice and autism advocacy, representing thousands of families in the U.S., celebrate the WMP and applaud its actions to ban mercury from all medical products, including vaccines. They stand with WMP to soberly reflect on the 30th anniversary this week of Congress' enactment of the 1986 National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (NCVIA), which launched the $32.2 billion yearly vaccine market and some argue indirectly spawned the epidemic of childhood neurological disorders, including autism.

Comment: Robert Kennedy, Jr. fights to stop vaccine 'holocaust'
At a recent screening of the powerful new documentary film Trace Amounts, which exposes the scientific connection between mercury in vaccines and autism, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. warned an audience of supportive viewers that vaccines are essentially poison vials causing a "holocaust" in our country.

The nephew of former U.S. president John F. Kennedy, RFK Jr. attended the screening in solidarity with California parents who are fighting to stop Senate Bill 277 from eliminating their freedom as Californians to exempt their children from "mandatory" vaccinations. Speaking to the crowd, Kennedy emphasized the proven dangers of vaccines.

"They can put anything they want in that vaccine and they have no accountability for it," stated Kennedy about the vaccine industry, which ironically maintains its own exclusive and unconstitutional exemption from legal liability for vaccines that injure and kill children.
In a recent article published by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., titled Children at Risk - Vaccines, Government & Big Pharma's Dirty Money, he highlighted the fact that every vaccine introduced to the vaccine schedule guarantees its manufacturer millions of customers, increasing vaccine revenue by billions of dollars. However, it appears that a minimum of 56 doses of 14 vaccinations before the age of eighteen is not quite lucrative enough for the pharmaceutical industry, as according to Mr. Kennedy's research, the CDC has 271 new vaccinations under development in the hopes that vaccine revenues will reach a staggering $100 billion by 2025.

Kennedy called the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) "a cesspool of corruption, mismanagement and dysfunction," making it crystal clear to readers that financial gain fueled their decision making.

He wrote:
Public health may not be the sole driver of CDC decisions to mandate new vaccines. Four scathing federal studies, including two by Congress, one by the U.S. Senate, and one by the HHS Inspector General, paint CDC as a cesspool of corruption, mismanagement and dysfunction with alarming conflicts of interest suborning its research, regulatory and policymaking functions. CDC rules allow vaccine industry profiteers like Dr. Offit to serve on advisory boards that add new vaccines to the schedule. In a typical example, Offit in 1999 sat on the CDC's vaccine advisory committee and voted to add the rotavirus vaccine to CDC's schedule, paving the way for him to make a fortune on his own rotavirus vaccine. Offit and his business partners sold the royalties to his rotavirus vaccine patent to Merck in 2006 for $182 million. Offit told Newsweek, "It was like winning the lottery!"



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The blind risks of vaccination and the autism connection

The rates of autism in Canada have skyrocketed over the last 10 years, as the prevalence of autism has increased 100%. It is the fastest-growing, most commonly diagnosed neurological disorder in Canada. The latest official research on autism has narrowed down the cause to both environmental and genetic mutation factors. The core question is, what is causing the influx of autism in our children?

Is it the vaccinations, the glyphosate in GMO's or the processed goods and adulterated foods? If it is one of these things, why are they being allowed to continue?

The BC Centre for Disease Control recently found that the more flu vaccinations one has received over a lifetime, the less protection one has for subsequent flu seasons. In the study, researchers found that those who received flu vaccinations in 2012, 2013, and 2014 were more susceptible to new strains of flu.

Some doctors and scientists have expressed skepticism about vaccines, as well. Dr. Suzanne Humphries, who is board certified in Nephrology and also trained in Internal Medicine, came to the following conclusion: "My position is that vaccines are not guaranteed to be safe, that ongoing production problems do exist, that foreign animal DNA, and chemicals are in the vaccines, which don't reliably protect. The public is given a false sense of security over the safety and efficacy of vaccination. There is no literature on the safety of vaccinating the kinds of sick people I tried to protect."

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