In an interview with Hill.TV on Feb. 26, 2019 regarding vaccination policy, Colorado’s Governor Jared Polis stated that, while he believes people should get vaccinated, he does not support government efforts to force parents to vaccinate their children. “It’s important that parents vaccinate their children, but you can’t do that at the point of a […]
Story Highlights Standing orders authorize non-physician health professionals (NPHP) to provide patient care following protocols often based on national clinical guidelines, including administering federally recommended vaccines without a physician’s pre-screening examination prior to vaccination. Civilians and military personnel are subject to vaccination standing orders in settings such as hospitals and in-patient/outpatient medical facilities, pharmacies, workplaces, […]
Story Highlights School districts have partnered with a for-profit corporation, CareDox/Healthy Schools, to provide students with free influenza vaccinations in classrooms during school hours. CareDox plans to collaborate with schools, families and health care providers to provide low cost health care in schools across the country. Important questions are being raised about informed consent, medical […]
I remember when I took my first-born baby to the pediatrician for his first checkup 40 years ago. Like most young Moms, I looked up to my pediatrician and completely trusted him. I did everything he told me to do, never questioning his expertise or doubting him, believing that he would never recommend or do […]
Bob Sears, MD faced down the Medical Board of California (MBC) and has come through with his license to practice fully intact. There was no admission of wrongdoing by Dr. Sears, the case never went to trial and hence there was no hearing. The end result of an investigation spanning several years yielded a record-keeping […]
A lawsuit filed by the Center for Human Rights & Constitutional Law in Los Angeles, CA on Apr. 16, 2018 alleges that immigrant children being detained at youth centers overseen by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ (DHHS) Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) are being routinely forced to take a psychotropic drugs such as Haldol and Prozac without the consent of their parents.
When people go to a hospital, a health care clinic, or a doctor’s office, they are almost always given a written informed consent form to sign prior to receiving medical treatment. In recent years, these consent forms have begun to include statements asking the patient to agree to receive biologics.
It was just recently that Metro Detroit mother Rebecca Bredow stated publicly that she would ‘rather sit behind bars for standing up for what she believes in, than giving into something she strongly doesn’t believe in.’ A few short days later, she was in front of an Oakland County judge…
A good parent is not sure what to believe. On one side, doctors tell us vaccinations are safe and necessary for our children. They’ve been in existence for hundreds of years, most people get them and they are credited with eradicating diseases and saving lives. On the other side are numerous horror stories involving vaccinated children like that of Harvard-educated attorney…
Informed consent is a basic human right in which a person has the ability to voluntarily accept or reject a treatment or medical procedure, including use of pharmaceutical products, after being fully informed of all possible risks and benefits. “The most important goal of informed consent,” according to the University of Washington School of Medicine, “is that the patient has…