2012 Flu Season Hits New Hypes

Sampling flu-related headlines, one thing you can be sure of: the hysteria continues. The epidemic may be easing – or not. There’s a vaccine shortage or not. (Taking no chances, Delaware has lifted its Thimerosal ban, mercury exposure be damned.) You can also rest assured that there’s profit in panic and a “trendy” new excuse […]

It Takes More Than a Virus (Flu Shots 2012)

An updated version of a post we originally ran last September. The more things change… It’s that time of year again: The annual insistence on flu shots. Last year, we were told to get vaccinated because, even though the vaccine was the same as in 2010, it might have worn off. This year, the word […]

Biosis 35: Aging Cells & Biological Medicine & More

The November 2011 issue of Biosis, our quarterly newsletter, is now online! In this issue: JoAnne’s Motivational Minute: Nostalgia Connects There are a couple of quotes I’ve seen bouncing around online, both attributed to Doug Larson and both defining nostalgia. One calls it “a file that removes the rough edges from the good old days;” […]

Why Doesn’t Everyone Exposed to the Virus Get the Flu?

It’s that time of year again: The annual insistence on flu shots. But wait! This year, there’s a twist! In an unusual turn of events, this year’s flu shot is exactly the same as last year’s, but experts say you should get it again anyway. The vaccine usually changes annually to combat the three primary […]

Beware – It’s Flu Shot Time (Guest Post)

Watch out, folks. The flu shot mongers have started up again. You’re being urged to get one for yourself and your children. Well, here’s some vital information you need on this year’s flu shot. It is a video of an interview Dr. Joe Mercola did with Dr. Barbara Loe Fisher, the Director of the National […]

Remember the Flu Pandemic & the Rush to Vaccinate?

ghinson/Flickr WHO Slammed for Handling of Flu Pandemic AFP, PARIS – The World Health Organisation’s handling of the swine flu pandemic was deeply marred by secrecy and conflict of interest with drug companies, a top medical journal said on Friday. The British Medical Journal (BMJ) found that WHO guidelines on the use of antiviral drugs […]

20 More Health-Related Articles Worth Checking Out

As mentioned, we check the web daily for health and wellness news and articles that we think may be of interest to you. Inevitably, we wind up with much more material than we can possibly write about yet find worth sharing. So, without further ado, here are 20 more articles that have stacked up over […]