Category: Food for Thought

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Vaccines: Are They the New Birth Control?

Previously we wrote about the increased likelihood that young women who received the Guardasil vaccine that was suppose to prevent cervical cancer, had an increased chance of developing premature ovarian failure, essentially leaving them unable to reproduce.
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Vaccine Excipient Summary

In addition to weakened or killed disease antigens (viruses or bacteria), vaccines contain very small amounts of other ingredients – excipients.
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NIH Uses Taxpayer Funding to Keep Vaccine Makers Profitable

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.”
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HPV Vaccinations

Why would anyone want to immunize their teenager against the Human Papilloma Virus when there is a real possibility of premature ovarian failure and developing cervical cancer?
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How the CDC Uses Fear to Increase Demand for Flu Vaccines

This article from Children’s Health illustrates the manner that the Center for Disease Control (CDC) uses statistics and estimates of death rates to instill fear so that people will get yearly flu shots.
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Heart Health, Physically and Emotionally

February is heart health month and with that comes many wonderful tools to protect this amazing organ. Our heart is not just affected on a physical level and by what we take into our body as far as nutrition, but it is also affected by our energetic encounters with each other.
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Medical Conflicts of Interest

The question one must ask when presented with recommendations from patient advocacy groups or entities such as the American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association or the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine), is who is the organization advocating for?
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Health Care & Voting: What’s the Connection?

This coming November’s elections will be important for a number of reasons, but in particular, the future of your medical care and access to it could be decided for years to come.
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How Safe is Our Drinking Water?

When you consider that humans primarily consist of water, it being fully 55% to 60% of our composition, its purity and safety should be of concern to all of us.
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Six Symptoms and Six Natural remedies for Menopause

How does a woman know that she is in menopause? The previous way of diagnosing it was that she should not have any menstrual bleeding for a period of one year. Every woman goes through menopause differently.