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New York Post flubs facts in vilifying RFK Jr. on vaccines

The New York Post’s editorial board went personal yesterday in “RFK Jr.’s vaccine villainy,” an over-the-top, cheap-shots attack on Robert Kennedy’s opposition to mandatory vaccinations. 463 more words

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Toxicity is a Most Misunderstood Term

I don’t believe the average consumer understands the basics, much less any subtleties, of toxicity.  Sadly, the word “chemical,” or something that sounds chemically suspicious, is synonymous with “toxic” among many in America.   1,031 more words

The anti-vaccination movement

Vaccination is the administration of antigenic material, that is a substance that causes the immune system to produce antibodies, in order to stimulate an individual’s immune system to develop adaptive immunity to a pathogen. 763 more words

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Invaluable Ingredients

One of the primary concerns of vaccines are the contents. Ingredients like thimerosal/mercury and formaldehyde understandably cause concern, especially when taken out of context. Below puts those ingredients and others back into context to explain why vaccines are not only harmless, but incredibly beneficial. 1,179 more words

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Andrew Wakefield and the Measles Vaccine Controversy

Controversy over the measles vaccine, and the spate of vaccine noncompliance that underlies the current measles outbreak in the United States, stem mostly from a totally debunked 1998 study by former British surgeon, Andrew Wakefield. 2,061 more words

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