Category: Food for Thought

NIH and CDC collect a combined $64.3 million in royalty revenues in 2020

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is a federally funded government agency whose mission “is to seek knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability.

How effective is the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and whom are they working for these days?

The FDA was created by Congress in 1938 by the passing of The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic (FDC) Act to provide guidelines for the control of cosmetics and therapeutic devices, requiring new drugs to be shown to be safe before they entered the market,…

How Safe are the mRNA Vaccines and What Do They Actually Do?

Now that the first wave of Covid vaccinations has passed, the rush to become vaccinated or even fully vaccinated has begun to slow, much to the chagrin of the press, politicians and special interest groups. Many are opting out at this point due to concerns about adverse reactions.

Do We Really Want to Vaccinate Children Against Covid-19?

Almost immediately after the Covid-19 pandemic was declared, and the race to develop a vaccine began, at least one influential individual started calling for the Covid vaccine to become part of the infant immunization schedule.

A Year Later – Where Are We With Covid-19?

It has been over a year now since Covid-19 came on the scene and we have tried to sort through the plethora of information that has been put forth by the press, special interest groups, and the pharmaceutical companies as well as the scientific literature in order to help you make informed choices for prevention and treatment.
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What Message is Society Sending to Our Children

Despite ours and many other physicians [1] and parental groups requesting that students not be required to wear masks or be socially distanced due to the COVID-19 issue, many school districts have set up plans to do so. The question is what message is society sending to our children and what may be the impact now and in the future?
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A Look Back at Previous Vaccine Efforts

With all of the recent talk about fast tracking a vaccine for COVID-19 we thought that we would take a look at previous efforts to produce a vaccine for pandemics to see how things turned out.  
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Following the Money on COVID 19 Vaccine

“So why are we racing to develop a vaccine against COVID-19, a common cold and flu virus when we can acquire immunity naturally? In order to answer this question I believe that we really only need to follow the money.”
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Natural Immunity

So why are we racing to develop a vaccine against COVID-19, a common cold and flu virus when we can acquire immunity naturally? There are several things that need to be considered in answering this question.
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What Have We Learned From the Covid-19 Pandemic?

The treatment response to Covid-19 worldwide has largely been based upon the allopathic medical model. This model is predicated upon the belief that the symptoms of the disease itself are problematic and need to be controlled or suppressed.