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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.) … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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The Good Role of “Bad” Cholesterol, & Other News of Note

“Bad” Cholesterol Not as Bad as People Think, Study Shows (ScienceDaily) The so-called “bad cholesterol” – low-density lipoprotein commonly called LDL – may not be so bad after all, shows a Texas A&M University study that casts new light on … Continue reading

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County of Hawaii Directors Say “No” to Mandatory Vaccination

Kudos to the Big Island of Hawaii Council for doing its part to ensure freedom of choice in health care decisions: Department of Health officials in Hawaii were overruled by County of Hawaii directors supporting a resolution favoring First Amendment … Continue reading

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Doctors & Other Health Pros Talk About Vaccines

Via MCS America    

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Stat!: What Do Doctors Think of the H1N1 Vaccine?

Chrispyhug/Flickr   Percent who have “severe doubts” about it: 60 Percent who feel the vaccine has not been tested sufficiently: 71 Percent who feel that “swine flu” is too mild to justify the vaccine: 50.4   Source: General Practitioner Magazine, … Continue reading

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Vaccines: Beyond Thimerosol and Autism

Recently, news came out about a young woman who developed dystonia – a rare neurological condition – shortly after receiving a seasonal flu shot. (This video powerfully shows the effects.) While reports appear to treat this as something of an … Continue reading

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