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How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Created a Public Health Crisis

There are several parts of the world where vaccine preventable illness and death have always existed. These occur largely in third world countries where access is limited and living conditions which create the perfect environment for disease can spread quickly. 1,103 more words

Politics

The Arrogance of Affluence

It’s a fairly well known trend that things like culture and the arts, science and invention, charity and philosophy only come about in a society where people have enough to be able to spare a moment to thoughts not simply concerned with filling stomachs and making shelters.  1,127 more words

Rumor Has It Wednesday

Romfest 2014 is tomorrow. Squee!!! Leaving early to get there so I can chill out before registration begins.

Search continues for the missing Malaysia airliner. 33 more words

Antivaccination movement

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  • Nearly half of American adults believe the federal government, corporations or both are involved in at least one conspiracy to cover up health information … Conspiracy theories on everything from cancer cures to cellphones to vaccines are well known and accepted by sizable segments of the population … The findings reflect “a very low level of trust” in government and business, especially in pharmaceutical companies … They also reflect a human tendency to explain the unknown as the work of “malevolent forces,” …
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Liar, Liar - Shame on you!

Another excellent example of a “Mommy blogger” who is a lying liar who lies. The matriarch of the Gianelloni family is a notorious anti-vaccine advocate, who continues to spread her lies far and wide using the internet. 651 more words

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