Why are Americans So Sick?

Why are Americans So Sick?

In the early 1900s, infectious diseases were the leading cause of death in the United States. Tuberculosis, pneumonia and diarrheal disease caused 30 percent of the deaths. However, by the end of the twentieth century, death from chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer and stroke replaced deaths from infectious diseases.

New Studies Reveal Vaccine Harm

New Studies Reveal Vaccine Harm

When it comes to vaccine safety, a complaint that I’ve frequently expressed is the lack of credible studies comparing vaccinated and unvaccinated populations. At best, we’ve had vaccination surveys based on self-reported data, and while that evidence strongly suggested unvaccinated children experience better health and fewer health problems…

Vaccine “Side Effects” are Real and Plenty

Vaccine “Side Effects” are Real and Plenty

Any vaccine can cause side effects. So states the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A “side effect” is defined as “any effect of a drug, chemical, or other medicine that is in addition to its intended effect, especially an effect that is harmful or unpleasant” or “any accompanying or consequential and usually detrimental effect.”

MTHFR Mutations

MTHFR Mutations

Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) is a gene that is responsible for producing an enzyme that converts folic acid to methylfolate, a bioavailable form of vitamin B9. Nutrient deficiencies of Vitamin B6, B12, and folate increase homocysteine levels which causes inflammation…

The Anthrax Vaccine and Gulf War Illness

The Anthrax Vaccine and Gulf War Illness

Story Highlights In anticipation of biological warfare, military personnel were given the anthrax vaccine during the 1990s Gulf War. After their service, Gulf War veterans suffered a wide range of debilitating symptoms that became known as the Gulf War illness or “Gulf War Syndrome.” There were numerous concerns regarding the safety of the anthrax vaccine, […]

Study Links Vaccines to Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Study Links Vaccines to Neuropsychiatric Disorders

A recent study by researchers from Pennsylvania State University and the Yale University’s Child Study Center found that patients diagnosed as having neuropsychiatric disorders such as “obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), anorexia nervosa (AN), anxiety disorder, chronic tic disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder…

Vaccination May Increase Risk of Rare Psychiatric Childhood Disorders, Study Finds

Vaccination May Increase Risk of Rare Psychiatric Childhood Disorders, Study Finds

Children with anorexia nervosa, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety and tic disorders were more likely to have had a recent vaccination, according to a new study based on a database of privately insured children’s medical claims. Children with anorexia nervosa, obsessive-compulsive disorder…

Sugar Linked to Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Sugar Linked to Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

It is hard to comprehend the degree of damage perpetrated by sugar, one of the most wildly popular and ubiquitous ingredients in the typical Western diet. Consumption of sugar has already been identified as a leading risk factor in obesity, tooth decay, fatty liver disease, insulin resistance leading to diabetes and the metabolic syndrome, cancer, and heart disease. It has been likened to any other…

The Hefty Cost of Caring for Children and Adults with Autism

The Hefty Cost of Caring for Children and Adults with Autism

According to the 2014 Health National Survey, 1 in 45 American children between the ages of 3 and 17 years old have autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It is one of the fastest growing developmental disorders in the U.S. This figure is concerning for several reasons, one of which is the financial cost to parents for caring for their child. In the U.S., poverty among families with…

Health Lessons from the Amish, Mennonites and Other Plain People

Health Lessons from the Amish, Mennonites and Other Plain People

Since a scientific study comparing the long-term health outcomes of vaccinated versus unvaccinated children is considered “unethical” by traditional medical standards, it is unlikely to be initiated any time soon. Of course, there is a population of children whose parents choose not to vaccinate and would likely be more than willing to allow the health and well-being…