In the Midst of the Health Care Debate and the H1N1 Vaccine Crisis

Green Goddess Love

“The modern “heresy” that medical care (as it is traditionally conceived) is generally unrelated to improvements in the health of populations (as distinct from individuals) is still dismissed as unthinkable in much the same way as the so-called heresies of former times. And this is despite a long history of support in popular and scientific writings as well as from able minds in a variety of disciplines.”

The Questionable Contribution of Medical Measures to the Decline of Mortality in the United States in the Twentieth Century

by John B. McKinlay; Sonja M. McKinlay

Published in 1977 in the Milbank Memorial Quarterly, Vol. 55, No.3. pp. 405-428

In this study, the McKinlays’ explore a steep decline in the top 10 communicable diseases. (Tuberculosis, Scarlet Fever, Influenza, Pneumonia, Diptheria, Whooping Cough, Measels, Smallpox, Typhoid, Poliomyelitis) This unified decline occurred over a period of about 100 years from 1900 to 1973 . Even…

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Federal Government of the United States Prepares To Track Unvaccinated Adults

Hillbilly Mountain

By Theresa Wrangham  NVIC Executive Director During the National Vaccine Advisory Committee’s (NVAC) February meeting, American adults were put on notice by Big Brother that non-compliance with fed…

Source: Federal Government of the United States Prepares To Track Unvaccinated Adults

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Why Do Pro-Vaxxers Keep Claiming Their Side of The Vaccine Debate is the Only Scientific One?

Rantings of a Lunatic Mind

I’ve been chuckling to myself, with a tint of sadness, at the number of intelligent people I know who seem to become absolutely mindless when the vaccine debate comes up.  One of the most common comments from these otherwise sharp thinkers is that “it’s all settled science / 99% of scientists agree / anyone who questions vaccine info from the gov is an anti-vax nut job”.

So what if I told you there actually WAS science behind the other side

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