Flu vaccines, according to the best scientific evidence available today, will only work against 10% of the circulating viruses that cause the symptoms of seasonal epidemic influenza. So, do the theoretical benefits really outweigh the known harms?
With flu cases in this city up tenfold from last year, the mayor of Boston declared a public health emergency on the 9th of January. Right behind them the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared that influenza has reached epidemic proportions in the United States, with 7.3% of deaths last week caused by pneumonia and the flu.
Last Wednesday the Colorado Board of Health approved a plan that would mandate 90 percent of workers in the health care setting receive flu shots, and would be phased in within 3 years. While the decision sparked a major debate regarding civil rights at the state Capitol, little attention was paid to the question of whether flu shots are effective or not.
New research from Japan and China have confirmed that certain medicinal herbs and their constituents have the ability to directly inhibit influenza as well as stimulate the body's own immune system in order to counteract the flu virus.
There are facts regarding the history of measles that almost never reach the light of day. Here are 14 things you may not have been told by public health officials, your doctor, or the media.
The long arm of the pharmaceutical industry and its money has corrupted government health agencies and their flu vaccination policies.
Saying no to vaccines in the face of the gale wind of propaganda and governmentally supported vaccine campaigns is high treason punishable to the point of having your kids taken away if you happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time.
When the wintry flu season strikes do you crave a comforting cup of hot cocoa? It could be your body’s innate wisdom at work.
The belief that flu vaccines are safe and effective is a tragically flawed and unacceptably dangerous one.
With flu season rapidly approaching, recommendations for preventatives are everywhere but many are not backed up by science. Can you guess the top five? (Hint: vaccination is not one of them!)
The federal government and the CDC keep trying to push the Zika vaccine narrative onto us in an attempt to convince us that their role in our lives is not only beneficial, but necessary. Now, it looks like they want to use that narrative to grab even more power.
Mr. Kennedy is in very safe territory by reporting that the CDC has over 20 patents that create vast, undisclosed conflicts of interests in vaccine safety.
We trust major healthcare organizations to hold our well-being in the highest regard, but with bogus claims of epidemics becoming commonplace, it's clear that their real interest is in the dollar as usual.
Can you call yourself a feminist If you don't support a woman's right to make healthcare decisions for her child?
The flu shot debate is always an emotional one. Supporters on both sides are convinced they are right and that anyone who decides otherwise is simply misinformed.
Research shows that colostrum may be nature's safe and healthy alternative to flu vaccines.
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.
The "Healthy People 2020" initiative's goal is vaccinating 90% of the nation's healthcare workers with the influenza vaccine by 2020. What does the science, law and evidence say about this vaccine?
As of 2013, Big Pharma has had plans for the development of 271 new vaccines covering an array of diseases. Into Whose Bodies Will They be Injected?
Not only are there serious questions about the efficacy of the flu vaccine, there is evidence to suggest that getting the vaccine every year may cause damage to the immune system.
Recently Big Pharma’s Tamiflu was exposed as ineffective against the flu. But researchers have discovered that natural ginseng extract may succeed where patented synthetic chemicals have failed.
The flu shot does not discriminate: children, the elderly, and everyone in between can suffer detreimental effects from this dangerous vaccine.