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Children Suffer Vaccine Side Effects

Children Suffer Vaccine Side Effects

In 2005, Hu Haitoa took his son, Hu Bing, to a local clinic in East China’s Shandong province. There, the four and a half month old baby received a vaccination to prevent polio. But 14 days later the infant showed signs of a serious reaction. The child slipped into a brief coma and also experienced […]

Why Mandatory Vaccination Laws Won’t Work

It seems like mandating vaccines for all children in schools would have an obvious outcome of eliminating vaccine preventable diseases. It seems as if denying families vaccine exemptions would keep these diseases from infecting students or others in the community. It seems as if these types of laws are actually necessary to keep kids safe. But what if you…

Chronic Illness and the State of Our Children’s Health

Approximately 27 percent of U.S. children live with chronic health conditions that can affect their daily lives and normal activities. These maladies often contribute greatly to school absenteeism and require continual medical attention. Many studies suggest chronic health problems…

Allergens in Vaccines Are Causing Life-Threatening Food Allergies

It would probably surprise few people to hear that food allergies are increasingly common in U.S. children and around the world. According to one public health website, food allergies in children aged 0-17 in the U.S. increased by 50 percent from 1997 to 2011. Although food allergies are now so widespread as to have become almost normalized, it is…

The CDC is Being Influenced by Corporate and Political Interests

Concerns about the inner workings of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have been mounting in recent months amid disclosures of cozy corporate alliances. Now a group of more than a dozen senior scientists have reportedly lodged an ethics complaint alleging the federal agency is being influenced by corporate and…

Industry Lobbying: Profits Before Health?

Most of the money that flows through the political system in America originates from special interest groups. Corporations, industry groups, labor unions and single-issue organizations spend billions of dollars each year on campaign contributions and lobbying to gain access to the government policy and law-making process with the ultimate goal of…

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