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  • Shingles
    What to know about shingles
    Everyone who has ever had chickenpox may find themselves with a case of shingles. Though not life threatening, the disease can be a painful experience.According to the Mayo Clinic, the virus may lie dormant in nerve cells for years before it...
  • Watch cannabis knock out this child’s seizure in a matter of seconds
    Watch cannabis knock out this child’s seizure in a matter of seconds
    It was already hard enough watching this, now, 12-year-old girl suffer through some of the most violent seizures imaginable, prior to learning who she is and how she became stricken with her condition. After getting to know a little bit about her...
  • Preparing a shot
    Tainted measles vaccine kill dozens of children in Syria
    It's being reported that dozens of Syrian children have died terrible and excruciating deaths after receiving tainted measles vaccinations on Sept. 15. The children were vaccinated through the U.N. sponsored program administered by the charity...
  • The MMR Vaccine-autism link
    The "I'll show you my study, if you show me yours" autism-vaccine debate
    Because there are studies that disprove the autism-vaccine link AND studies that show a link between vaccines and autism, the "I'll show you my study, if you show me yours" debate can go on and on.Each and every parent has the right...
  • CDC denies autistic children a voice, parents demand they be heard
    CDC denies autistic children a voice, parents demand they be heard
    CNN's Elizabeth Cohen recently made a televised statement saying that,"some people don't hear this well- vaccines do not cause autism,"and, in response, parents who believe that their child suffers from vaccine-induced autism or...
  • Jenny McCarthy: Medical Expert
    The McCarthy Cousins
    This column likes one of the women. Hint, the talented one. Really, you can’t guess?Okay the successful star. The A-lister. The beautiful one. The woman who does not play a doctor on Twitter.Melissa McCarthy may not always pick the best...
  • From computer geek to big brother watching you
    From computer geek to big brother watching you
    Starting out in a garage so the story goes, Bill Gates built one of the most successful and profitable organizations of the twentieth century, Microsoft. Now it seems that Bill Gates and his foundation have moved into dark side of control and...
  • Scientific review affirms no link between vaccines and autism
    Scientific review affirms no link between vaccines and autism
    A scientific review published Tuesday in the journal Pediatricshas expanded upon a 2011 studywhich reported on the safety of childhood vaccines. That study concluded found insufficient evidence associating vaccines with adverse side effects. The...
  • New study of vaccines show they are healthy for children, safe
    New vaccine study: Are vaccines safe for kids? Autism, immunization links 'rare'
    A new vaccine study had its findings made public this week, and the perennial question — “Are vaccines safe for kids?” — was answered with confirmation. Although a rare link between the MMR vaccine and symptoms of autism...
  • There is no link between vaccines and autism
    There's no link between vaccines and autism
    Back in 1998, a study was published that linked childhood vaccines to the development of autism in otherwise healthy children. Dr. Andrew Wakefield published the study in the Lancet, and parents began to panic. The study was flawed, however. It...
  • MMR vaccine
    Doctors dropping patients who will not vaccinate
    On June 7, the Toledo Blade ran a story about a pediatrician’s office that has notified its patients that they will be dropped if they have not vaccinated their children by June 1, 2015. In a telephone interview on June 10, Examiner spoke...
  • FDA approves GMO flu vaccine
    FDA approves GMO flu vaccine
    The FDA has now officially approved the first flu vaccine created with genetically modified materials, and more are on the way.The new vaccine, Flublok, is the first flu vaccine to contain genetically modified (GM) proteins derived from insect...
  • They found that levels across all steroid hormones, such as progesterone and testosterone, were elevated in the group diagnosed with ASD
    Autism diagnosis linked to elevated steroid hormone levels during pregnancy
    A new study published Tuesday in the journal Molecular Psychiatry may provide insight into why males are more likely to be affected by autism spectrum disorder (ASD) than females. Recent statistics indicate that ASD is five times more common in...
  • The autism and vaccines link
    The autism and vaccines link
    The autism andvaccineslink is a misunderstood relationship. Parents have anecdotal accounts that the symptoms of autism did not present themselves or were not noticed until after the immunizations. Sadly, a fraudulent study, the Lancet study,...
  • Made in chicken eggs, not moth cell lines.
    UPDATED: Rhabdovirus lurks in cell line used to make Flublok
    According to an article to be published in the Journal of Virology on June 15, 2014, the Sf9 cell line, which was derived from moths and is widely used to manufacture biological products, is contaminated with a virus. According to scientists...