Jonathan Emord Talks About Corruption Within the FDA

What concerns me is that a significant minority… significant minority of drugs that have been approved by FDA have been approved over the FDA’s own medical reviewers’ objections on safety grounds. And the FDA’s whole system of drug review is bogus. It’s designed to protect and advance the interests of the drug industry. A lot […]

“Cookbook Medicine” and Mandatory Vaccination

“Cookbook Medicine” and Mandatory Vaccination

Think about the last time you visited a medical office. The nurse ushers you into the examination room. He or she then proceeds to ask you questions from a checklist on a laptop while simultaneously typing in your responses. The nurse barely makes eye contact with you. After the checklist is completed, an algorithm…

Tamiflu Again Linked to Extreme Adverse Reactions

Tamiflu Again Linked to Extreme Adverse Reactions

Three separate families have blamed Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche’s antiviral drug Tamiflu (oseltamivir) for drug-induced very serious side effects—including a suicide—following administration of Tamiflu to their children during the 2017-2018 influenza season. There have been numerous cases reported in past years indicating a connection between the use of this antiviral drug…

CDC Advisory Committee Flip Flops on FluMist

CDC Advisory Committee Flip Flops on FluMist

On June, 22, 2016, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended against using the live nasal spray version of the influenza vaccine known as FluMist during the 2016-2017 influenza season. After reviewing data for 2013-2016, ACIP…

Milk: Does It Really Do a Body Good?

Milk: Does It Really Do a Body Good?

Alone among mammals, only humans continue to drink milk into adulthood, and only humans purposely drink the milk of other mammals. As a rule, adult humans don’t drink human milk but continue to consume milk and dairy products made from the milk of other species. Traditionally, nutritionists have strongly…

Baylor’s Doc Hotez Bullies Parents of Vaccine Injured Children

Baylor’s Doc Hotez Bullies Parents of Vaccine Injured Children

Many years ago when I was having a conversation with a senior official at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) during a public engagement meeting, we explored the reasons for why public health officials and parents of vaccine-injured children were at such odds with each other. I said it was because we disagreed about the science. He said, no, it was a disagreement over values and beliefs.

Death by Medicine

Conventional medicine has emerged as the leading cause of death and injury in the United States. Instead of lifting up people’s level of wellbeing, the American medical system is now doing more harm than good. Hospitals, which are supposed to be a safe haven for the ill are plagued with medical malpractice and errors. In […]

The Antibiotic Resistance Crisis and Vaccines

The Antibiotic Resistance Crisis and Vaccines

Ever since the discovery of the antibiotic commonly known as penicillin in the late-1920s, antibiotic drugs have transformed the face of modern medicine. Antibiotics have historically played an instrumental role in successfully treating bacterial infections. However, the overuse and misuse of these medications over the last…

India’s Rotavirus Vaccine Receives WHO Prequalification

India’s Rotavirus Vaccine Receives WHO Prequalification

Bharat Biotech of India announced that the World Health Organization (WHO) awarded the its rotavirus vaccine, Rotavac, prequalification status. The company introduced Rotavac into India’s national immunization program in 2016. However, the prequalification designation by the WHO is necessary for United Nations…

For Pete’s Sake, Just Wash Your Hands

For Pete’s Sake, Just Wash Your Hands

A few days ago, I went to my bank to deposit some money into my account. When I walked up to the teller, I noticed that her face was extremely inflamed and she looked uncomfortable. I asked her if she was okay, and she apologized. She said, “Oh, I’m sorry but I seem to be having an allergic reaction to something.” I asked the bank teller if she knew what might have caused it.