“You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again that you did not know.”

— William Wilberforce

DDT and the Rise and Fall of Polio

DDT and the Rise and Fall of Polio

I love watching old black and white newsreels from the first half of the 20th century. It’s a fascinating period of history, and it’s one of the few in which we can go back and revisit almost as if we were there. There was a span of years immediately after World War II, however, that is particularly interesting, because it doesn’t normally get a lot of attention, compared to the war years and the “the fabulous ’50s.”

When Vaccination Status Creates a Treatment Dilemma

In the current climate of hypercritical censorship against those who choose to delay or forgo vaccination, many parents are running into unforeseen difficulties when they seek formal medical treatment, especially if a child has contracted an infectious disease considered by traditional doctors to be preventable through vaccination. Many medical doctors are refusing…

Pharma-Government Conflicts of Interest Exposed

Conflicts of interest are rampant and easily made public in doctor-pharmaceutical relationships, however, they stay a little more hidden for industry and federal agencies. While it is inevitable that big pharma be present in public health agencies as individual leaders bounce from organization to organization—meanwhile maintaining past relationships, roles and…

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