It is that time of year when public health officials, physicians pediatricians and pharmacists warn that everyone over 6 months of age should protect themselves and get vaccinated, but how much of this is based on hard science or propaganda?
The belief that flu vaccines are safe and effective is a tragically flawed and unacceptably dangerous one.
The international outbreaks of viral infections in late 2014 have shown we need a new antiviral strategy that go beyond sanitation, vaccination and medication.
A new study suggests they would have been better off stockpiling a placebo than the anti-flu drug known as Tamiflu.
It is a heavily guarded secret within the medical establishment (especially within the corridors of the CDC) that the Cochrane Database Review, which is the gold standard within the evidence-based medical model for assessing the effectiveness of common medical interventions, does not lend unequivocal scientific support to the belief and/or propaganda that flu vaccines are safe and effective.
Honey is appreciated the world over as one of Nature's most delicious foods, but did you know it may have potent anti-flu activity as well?
The long arm of the pharmaceutical industry and its money has corrupted government health agencies and their flu vaccination policies.
The recent decision by the FDA to approve the use of the antiviral drug Tamiflu for infants as young as 2 weeks old, belies an underlying trajectory within our regulatory agencies towards sheer insanity.
Spices, herbs and foods have been used to ward off upper respiratory infections since time immemorial. Today, we have the weight of science confirming some of the these time-tested drug alternatives to cold and flu.