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Flue Shot Hype 1

By: The Refusers

MB Comment: This new comprehensive review of flu vaccine effectiveness shows the flu shot and nasal mist are almost useless.

‘71 people would need vaccination to prevent one case of influenza (95% CI 64 to 80). Vaccination shows no appreciable effect on working days lost or hospitalization.’

The flu shot doesn’t work. It’s a clear case of vaccine failure.

SheepleFleecingAll the sheeple who line up for flu shots at drug stores and doctor’s offices are getting fleeced.

Anyone who tells you the flu vaccine is effective is misinformed or lying.

It’s simply a money-making scam for Big Pharma perpetrated by vaccine zealots at the CDC.

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The Cochrane Collaboration Mar 13, 2014

Vaccines for preventing influenza in healthy adults

Demicheli V, Jefferson T, Al-Ansary LA, Ferroni E, Rivetti A, Di Pietrantonj C.

ABSTRACT

We evaluated the effect of immunisation with influenza vaccines on preventing influenza A or B infections (efficacy), influenza-like illness (ILI) and its consequences (effectiveness), and determined whether exposure to influenza vaccines is associated with serious or severe harms. The target populations were healthy adults, including pregnant women and newborns.

Background:

Over 200 viruses cause influenza and ILI, producing the same symptoms (fever, headache, aches, pains, cough and runny noses). Without laboratory tests, doctors cannot distinguish between them as both last for days and rarely lead to death or serious illness. At best, vaccines may only be effective against influenza A and B, which represent about 10% of all circulating viruses. Annually, the World Health Organization estimates which viral strains should be included in the next season’s vaccinations.

Inactivated vaccine is prepared by treating influenza viruses with a specific chemical agent that “kills” the virus. Final preparations can contain either the complete viruses (whole vaccine) or the active part of them (split or subunit vaccines). These kind of vaccines are normally intramuscularly administered (parenteral route).

Live attenuated vaccine is prepared by growing the influenza viruses through a series of cell cultures or animal embryos. With each passage, the viruses lose their ability to replicate in human cells but can still stimulate the immune system. Live attenuated vaccine are administered as aerosol in the nostrils (intranasal route).

The virus strains contained in the vaccine are usually those that are expected to circulate in the following epidemic seasons (two type A and one B strains), accordingly to the recommendations of the World Health Organization (seasonal vaccine).

Pandemic vaccine contains only the virus strain that is responsible of the pandemic (i.e. the type A H1N1 for the 2009/2010 pandemic).

Study characteristics:

The evidence is current to May 2013. In this update, 90 reports of 116 studies compared the effect of influenza vaccine with placebo or no intervention. Sixty-nine reports were clinical trials (over 70,000 people), 27 were comparative cohort studies (about eight million people) and 20 were case-control studies (nearly 25,000 people). Of the 116 studies, 23 (three case-control and 20 cohort studies) were performed during pregnancy (about 1.6 million mother-child couples

Key results:

The preventive effect of parenteral inactivated influenza vaccine on healthy adults is small: at least 40 people would need vaccination to avoid one ILI case (95% confidence interval (CI) 26 to 128) and 71 people would need vaccination to prevent one case of influenza (95% CI 64 to 80). Vaccination shows no appreciable effect on working days lost or hospitalisation.

The protection against ILI that is given by the administration of inactivated influenza vaccine to pregnant women is uncertain or at least very limited; the effect on their newborns is not statistically significant.

The effectiveness of live aerosol vaccines on healthy adults is similar to inactivated vaccines: 46 people (95% CI 29 to 115) would need immunisation to avoid one ILI case.

Vaccines for preventing influenza in healthy adults (Review) Read the Review Here

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By admin on April 14, 2014. 10 Comments

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Former Merck doctor predicts that Gardasil will be the biggest scandal in medical history.

The former Merck doctor, French Dr. Bernard Dalbergue, was interviewed for the magazine Principe de Santé (Health Principles) in April this year, and in that interview he talks about his experiences in the pharmaceutical industry. After some tough years as a doctor in a hospital, Dr. Bernard Dalbergue quickly became seduced by the convenience of work in the pharmaceutical industry. Less yelling, pain and death. The latest fashion, fancy cars, money and embezzlement became part of his new life instead. Right up until his conscience, after 20 years in the pharmaceutical laboratories, woke him up and he wrote all his experiences in a book.

Le Gardasil sera le plus grand scandale de tous les temps

In the interview Dr. Bernard Dalbergue talks about his surprise at how Marcia Angell, former head of the respected New England Journal of Medicine, left her job because she believed that the pharmaceutical industry manipulated the clinical research and controlled all the information that got to public attention. She, like many others, claimed that scientific studies that on the surface was described as objective and independent, was actually written by the pharmaceutical industry.

In the interview he also explains that each year between 18,000-30,000 die in France directly as a result of adverse reactions to pharmaceutical products and the figure for the whole of the EU is about 200,000. He explains that there are no clinical studies that will document the safety of a product, like Merck is trying to tell people in the case of Gardasil, it is only after millions of doses have been distributed that you will see how dangerous a product is. Therefore, he says without hesitation: “Gardasil will be the biggest scandal in medical history,” and he adds: “The full extent of the Gardasil scandal needs to be assessed. Everyone knew when this vaccine was released on the American market that it would prove to be worthless. Diane Harper, a major opinion leader in the United States, was one of the first to blow the whistle, pointing out the fraud and scam of it all.”

Dr. Bernard Dalbergue mentions another example of how the pharmaceutical industry has deceived the public; Mercks anti-inflammatory product, Vioxx, proved to have serious side effects, including cardiac arrest, and Merck used a lot of effort to conceal the more than 30,000 deaths due to side effects. Immediately thereafter, they started to develop a similar new product, called Arcoxia, where they just changed a few molecules, and while people still died from Vioxx, which at the time had been revoked, doctors began to prescribe the new and equally dangerous product. “Arcoxia is now being prescribed and approved, but it is extremely dangerous. It’s the same with Gardasil; it is useless and costs a fortune. In addition, decision makers at all levels are aware of it.” He recognizes that all vaccines have side effects, that all vaccines can cause guillain-barre syndrome, paralysis, mutiple sclerosis and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, but when it comes to saving millions from smallpox and polio then it is a different matter: “I predict that Gardasil will become the greatest medical scandal of all times because at some point in time, the evidence will add up to prove that this vaccine, technical and scientific feat that it may be, has absolutely no effect on cervical cancer and that all the very many adverse effects which destroy lives and even kill, serve no other purpose than to generate profit for the manufacturers.” On the question of why Gardasil is not just withdrawn from the market, the answer is short: “There is far too much financial interest for these medicines to be withdrawn.”

Towards the end of the interview, Dr. Bernard Dalbergue draws a parallel between the pharmaceutical industry and the system we have built, to the political system in China: “In China, opponents are executed with a single shot of a bullet to the neck and executions are broadcast on television. Worse still, the victim’s families are made to pay for the bullet used. In my opinion, these 18,000 to 30,000 deaths by medicines are exactly the same – the patients are made to pay for the bullet which kills them.”

The story about Dr. Bernard Dalbergue has also been published in Le Monde and the article can be read via the link below.

Les pratiques du laboratoire pharmaceutique Merck en accusation

 

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By: Jon Rappoport

Seven years ago, Marcia Angell, who, for two decades, edited one of the most famous medical journals in the world, the New England Journal of Medicine, wrote a piece for the Boston Globe.

It was titled, Talking Back to the FDA (February 26, 2007).

In his book, Medication Madness, Dr. Peter Breggin quotes Angell’s article:

“The FDA also refuses to release unfavorable research results in its possession without the sponsoring company’s permission…It’s no wonder that serious safety concerns about drugs such as Vioxx, Paxil, and Zyprexa have emerged very late in the day—years after they were in widespread use.”

Serious safety concerns? Heart attacks, strokes, suicide and homicide, etc.

What’s this ongoing bureaucratic insanity Marcia Angell is referring to?

The drug companies do the human studies on new drugs before they are submitted to the FDA, who then decides whether to approve the drugs for public consumption.

The FDA examines these studies. But here is the catch. A drug company might submit four studies on a new drug to the FDA. The FDA might choose to render a favorable decision based on two studies.

Now, somebody like Angell, while she was editing the New England Journal, would approach the FDA and say, “We want to see all the study-data you have on this new drug. Not just the most positive findings.”

And the FDA would refuse. Why? Because these studies are “property” of the drug companies, and those companies don’t want the studies to see the light of day.

Those are the human clinical trials that reveal heart attacks, strokes, and deaths are quite real results for people taking the drug.

The FDA, tasked with protecting the public, says no. “No, you can’t see the data.”

Angell’s column in the Boston Globe was a blockbuster. It should have provoked action from the Department of Justice. After all, people having strokes and dying…and the drug companies and the FDA concealing this…if that isn’t a crime, what is?

But no. Angell’s revelation goes nowhere. It’s published and it sinks like a stone.

And people think, “Well, I guess there really isn’t a problem. If it were serious, the government would have done something about it.”

Wrong. The government isn’t in the business of sending pharmaceutical executives and FDA bureaucrats to jail. A drug company might have to pay a hefty fine and promise to behave, but the profits from the killer drug are already in the bank. Pay a fine of $2 billion? Chump change, when the drug already made $20 billion in sales.

So, as Angell reveals, we have a hidden definition of pharmaceutical science: “Conceal the dangers, get the drug on the market, ignore the human destruction, and at worst pay a fine.”

The FDA hiding and burying the truth about medical drugs? This helps explain how, in the US, every year, 106,000 people die as a direct result of ingesting FDA-approved medicines.

Yes, 106,000. See “Is US health really the best in the world?”, Dr. Barbara Starfield, Journal of the American Medical Association, July 26, 2000. Her statistics were a conservative estimate.

In one of the last interviews (2009) she did before she died, Dr. Starfield told me as much. She remarked that later studies reported higher death rates from the effects of the American medical system.

This is the FDA at work. This is the federal agency whose wet dream is limiting people’s access to nutritional supplements, which cause virtually no deaths.

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Jon Rappoport: The author of two explosive collections, THE MATRIX REVEALED and EXIT FROM THE MATRIX, Jon was a candidate for a US Congressional seat in the 29th District of California. He maintains a consulting practice for private clients, the purpose of which is the expansion of personal creative power. Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, he has worked as an investigative reporter for 30 years, writing articles on politics, medicine, and health for CBS Healthwatch, LA Weekly, Spin Magazine, Stern, and other newspapers and magazines in the US and Europe. Jon has delivered lectures and seminars on global politics, health, logic, and creative power to audiences around the world. You can sign up for his free emails at www.nomorefakenews.com

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Over 1240 scientist signatories have demanded that a study  previously published on the toxic effects of GMO maize and RoundUp that was  retracted by the journal Food and Chemical  Toxicology (FCT) be reinstated. This is a massive backlash  against an industry that has tried to silence well-qualified scientists from  publishing the truth about GMOs.

These scientists and others plan to boycott Elsevier -a ‘world-leading provider of scientific information – until the journal, FCT,  reinstates a study carried out by Gilles Eric Séralini et al., which was  been debated throughout scientific and non-scientific circles alike.

Professor Gilles-Eric Séralini is a biologist at the University of  Caen. He published a study on GMOs which clearly showed how  damaging they were to health, and pointing out that “Agricultural GMOs  do not exist independently of pesticides.” That study can be found  here.

One scientist said:

The suppression of scientific evidence for commercial gain  should be punishable by criminal charges. The tobacco companies got away with  this for nearly 30 years before the world woke up to the problem, and even then  the response was insufficient. The risks posed by the epigenetic  response of plant DNA to foreign genes is potentially catastrophic, and the  precautionary principle should apply. Censoring science is playing  with peoples lives.”

Read: Top  10 Worst GMO Foods

Following is part of the statement published by Elsevier referencing their retraction:

“The journal Food and Chemical Toxicology retracts  the article “Long term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and a Roundup-tolerant  genetically modified maize,” which was published in this journal  in November 2012. This retraction comes after a thorough and  time-consuming analysis of the published article and the data it  reports, along with an investigation into the peer-review behind the article.   The Editor in-Chief deferred making any public statements regarding this  article until this investigation was complete, and the authors were notified of  the findings.”

Seralini has vowed he will republish his study. He believes the study was  only retracted due to lobbyist pressure and the symbolic effect the study would  have on the industry. With the retraction of this study (and despite others  indicating GMO dangers), companies like Monsanto, the makers of RoundUp  chemicals, can say, ‘there has never been a study proving GMOs pose a health  risk.’ That is quantifiably wrong.

You can see more comments about scientists being silenced on GMOs here. One of  the comments posted on the retraction and attempted  silencing of the scientists involved in the Seralini study sums up the  issue perfectly:

“Our American children have been the unwilling science experiments to GMOs  and their health issues have skyrocketed. 1 out of 2 of our children will have  Autism in 20 years if we keep going at the rate we are now. Diabetes expenses  will eat up all of our federal health care budget in 13 years. Failure to  conceive in the US is now at 30%. These and many more health conditions have  been linked to GMOs and Glyphosate. Moms Across America are seeing their  children get better when they get off GMOs, from autism, allergies, auto immune  and asthma.

Seralini’s study was a warning, Moms choose to heed it and be “Better safe  than sorry”. We chose raise awareness to fight to get GMOs labeled and eat GMO  free and organic or the future of our country and the world. And we will never  stop. We will not give up. Because the love for our children will never end. We  are supported by Seralini’s undauntable courage and applaud his  research.” – ZEN HONEYCUTT

Why did Monsanto want this study to disappear? You can find one reason in  this simple statement:

“They [GMOs] make animals seriously  ill.”

Monsanto cannot suppress us forever. Join the masses who are  telling Monsanto we know the truth about their poison crops, and we won’t be  suppressed any longer. Seralini’s study needs to be on the front of every major  news publication when it is republished. The biotech trolls should have a heyday  trying to shoot it down a second time.

Additional Sources:

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Congressman Bill Posey Has Strong Words for Government Agency.  Concludes: “I think the CDC Should Be Investigated.”

image00WATCHUNG, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — In an April 8 interview on AutismOne’s A Conversation of Hope radio show, Congressman Bill Posey’s strong resolve and demands for transparency were evident as he discussed the Center for Disease Control (CDC)’s handling of vaccine safety studies which affect  “our most precious resource in our nation – our children.” The 30-minute interview, conducted by vaccine industry watchdog, PhD biochemist Brian Hooker, delves into what Posey called “the incestuous relationship between the public health community and the vaccine makers and public officials.”

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The Florida legislator, known as “Mr. Accountability,” did not mince words when criticizing current and past CDC officials including indicted fraudster Dr. Poul Thorsen; CDC director turned Merck Vaccine President Dr. Julie Gerberding; and the agency’s current spokesperson regarding autism and vaccines, Dr. Coleen Boyle.

On Thorsen, Posey said “If you read through the emails and learned about the meetings and the financial arrangement this crook had with the CDC, it will make you absolutely sick to your stomach. This was no casual researcher way down the line. This is the CDC’s key man in Denmark.  He was closely tied to the CDC’s top vaccine safety researchers… as long as Thorsen was cooking the books to produce the results they wanted, they didn’t care whether the studies were valid or how much money was being siphoned off the top…It’s like the Security and Exchange Commission and Bernie Madoff. But it’s worse because we’re talking about someone who basically stole money that was supposed to be used to improve the health and safety of our most vulnerable in our society – our young babies.”

Dr. Hooker remarked that Thorsen had collaborated with the CDC on 36 papers, not just one paper as claimed by Dr. Boyle, and that the agency refused to investigate studies exonerating vaccines’ role in causing autism following his indictment on wire fraud and money laundering. Posey described Boyle as “intentionally evasive,” in his questioning of her at a Congressional hearing.  “I asked her a very direct question. ‘Have you done a study comparing autism rates in vaccinated vs. unvaccinated children?…’  She started telling us about everything she’s done …After she wasted three minutes, I cut her off and I demanded that she answer the question. And then, only then, did she admit that the federal government has never done that very simple, fundamental, basic study.”

About Boyle’s denial of a true increase in autism, Posey said, “I know we have an autism epidemic. You know it. She knows it.  She knows we know it. But for some reason they refuse to acknowledge it publicly.”  Regarding Boyle’s assertion that the increase is due to better diagnosing, Posey said, “I don’t think anybody that’s intellectually honest with this issue can begin to fathom that lame excuse that she uses.” He also described an orchestrated campaign on behalf of the CDC and vaccine industry: “people who do all the blogging and shredding anyone who dares question the unaccountable bureaucrats.” He spoke of “their little media network [that will] twist the truth to disparage, to malign, to vilify, to denigrate anybody who wants any kind of accountability….”

Posey then discussed his co-sponsorship with Rep. Carolyn Maloney of the Vaccine Safety Study Act. He said the proposed legislation would compel the government to conduct a retrospective vaccinated vs. unvaccinated study of health outcomes. He felt it could be done with “accountability and direct oversight of the government”

In his closing remarks, Posey said, “The CDC can’t be trusted regarding investigating vaccine safety. Huge conflict of interest.  I think the CDC should be investigated.”

Barry Segal, founder of Focus Autism, which sponsors Dr. Hooker’s investigative research, called the interview “a game changer.”

Representative Bill Posey is serving his third term in Florida’s 8th Congressional District. He serves on the Committee for Science, Space and Technology. He was instrumental in the release of CDC documents regarding a link between vaccines and autism. These papers are now being analyzed by several researchers, including Dr. Brian Hooker.

Brian Hooker, PhD, PE, has 15 years experience in the field of bioengineering and is an associate professor at Simpson University where he specializes in biology and chemistry. His over 50 science and engineering papers have been published in internationally recognized, peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Hooker has a son, aged 16, who developed normally but then regressed into autism after receiving Thimerosal (mercury-containing) vaccines.

The Focus Autism Foundation is dedicated to providing information that exposes the cause or causes of the autism epidemic and the rise of chronic illnesses – focusing specifically on the role of vaccinations. A Shot of Truth is an educational website sponsored by Focus Autism.  AutismOne is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides education and supports advocacy efforts for children and families touched by an autism diagnosis.

Media Contact: A Shot of Truth, A Shot of Truth, (844)367-2768, info@ashotoftruth.org

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(NaturalNews) You’ve probably seen it on milk cartons, yogurt containers and cheese packaging if you live in the U.S. — that little asterisk followed by a claim that the milk used in the product does not contain rBST, rBGH or other artificial growth hormones. But a series of studies conducted by researchers at Harvard University has revealed that, despite this claim, many commercial dairy products still contain high levels of growth hormones, particularly the feminizing hormone estrogen.
While most rBST- and rBGH-free dairy products likely do not contain these added hormones, the fact of the matter is that modern dairy production methods, particularly those now used in the U.S., cause more hormones than normal to be present in milk. The reason for this, according to Ganmaa Davaasambuu, a physician and scientist from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), is that many commercial dairy herds are milked excessively as well as during pregnancy, both of which result in higher-than-normal hormone levels in the finished product.
“Thanks to the way it is produced nowadays, milk from a commercial dairy is likely to contain much higher levels of natural sex hormones than you’d find in milk from a traditional (pre-industrial) dairy herd,” writes Josh Harkinson for Mother Jones, citing Davaasambuu’s extensive research into the subject.

Old-fashioned milk did not cause disease like today’s milk

Back in the early 2000s, Davaasambuu and her colleagues decided to investigate why rates of prostate cancer in Japan had escalated nearly 25-fold over the past half-century. This inquiry led the team to the discovery that cancer rates began to spike right around the time that American dairy techniques were brought over to the country following World War II.
After examining roughly 36 years of dietary data in Japan, Davaasambuu and her team came to the conclusion that the American way of raising dairy cattle in the 21st century — commercial herds in the U.S. are typically milked for 10 months out of the year rather than five or six, and are also routinely milked during pregnancy — is the most likely cause of increased cancer rates in Japan. These modern milking methods are not only taxing on cattle, but also produce milk that is highly estrogenic.
This was made more evident after a followup study in Mongolia, where cancer rates are much lower, found that traditional milking methods did not produce these negative outcomes. By milking their cows less frequently and not during pregnancy, the Mongols studied were observed to be largely free of disease.
“The reason that milk produced in America and Japan has more sex hormones than Mongolian milk is simple,” adds Harkinson. “The free-range cows kept by Mongolian nomads get pregnant naturally and are milked for five or six months after they give birth. In Japan and the United States, the typical dairy cow is milked for 10 months a year, which is only possible because she is impregnated by artificial insemination while still secreting milk from her previous pregnancy.”
“Milk from pregnant cows contains far higher hormone levels than milk from nonpregnant ones–five times the estrogen during the first two months of pregnancy, according to one study, and a whopping 33 times as much estrogen as the cow gets closer to term,” he adds.

Forced dairy consumption at public schools making kids sick

Sadly, commercial milk products remain a staple in many public school cafeterias, both in the U.S. and Japan. Public schoolchildren in Japan, in fact, are still required, thanks to an antiquated 1954 law, to consume 200 milliliters of commercial milk every day during lunch.
Other studies have shown that chronic consumption of commercial milk can lead to allergies, asthma and other serious health problems besides cancer, which begs the question — why is the government still peddling this processed junk food to our children, while the traditional milk of old, in all of its raw and wholesome glory, remains illegal in many states?
Sources for this article include:
http://www.motherjones.com
http://www.naturalnews.com
http://www.realmilk.com
http://science.naturalnews.com
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 by: Antonia
Tags: dehydration, drinking water, thirst

 

(NaturalNews) By the time a person feels thirsty, dehydration has already kicked in. This not only means that the urge to quench thirst is strong, but unfortunately, that the body’s mood, mental ability and energy levels have already been compromised. “Our thirst sensation doesn’t really appear until we are 1 or 2 percent dehydrated. By then dehydration is already setting in and starting to impact how our mind and body perform,” says Lawrence E. Armstrong, professor of physiology at the University of Connecticut. Armstrong was also the lead researcher in a study on the subject of hydration, which reinforced the importance of drinking plenty of water.

Furthermore, Armstrong advises people to get over the “it won’t happen to me” syndrome. He says that people tend to think that only very physically active individuals are prone to dehydration, a belief that is false. “Dehydration affects all people, and staying properly hydrated is just as important for those who work all day at a computer as it is for marathon runners, who can lose up to 8 percent of their body weight as water when they compete.”

His study examined two groups with age ranges in the twenties. One group was comprised of men and the other, women. After being sufficiently hydrated the night before, each group walked on a treadmill to induce dehydration. Then, things like their reaction time, memory and reasoning were studied. Finally, these abilities were examined again but when the participants were fully hydrated.

The results show that significant changes to the body take place when it’s dehydrated. Both genders experienced fatigue and the inability to focus as well, even during mild dehydration. Researchers also noted increased anxiety and fatigue in men, although the incidences were higher for women. Women tended to develop headaches, whereas men were more likely to experience general fatigue or overall tension.

Benefits of drinking more water

Abby Phon, Certified Holistic Health and Wellness Coach, explains that the body benefits tremendously by drinking water.

1.) Flushes out toxins and boosts immunity. Drinking water can keep colds and flu at bay and get rid of toxins through sweat and urination.

2.) Promotes weight loss. The full feeling people get from drinking water makes people less inclined to overindulge.

3.) Keeps the digestive tract healthy. Water is a natural way to relieve constipation and help with digestion.

4.) Increases energy. Having more water contributes to overall energy since it helps lubricate joints, keeps the brain functioning properly and staves off headaches.

How much is necessary? Current suggestions indicate that to stay properly hydrated, people should divide their weight in pounds by half. The resulting number is the approximate number of ounces of water that should be consumed daily.

Sources for this article include:
http://www.naturalnews.com
http://www.mindbodygreen.com
http://nutrition.about.com/od/hydrationwater/a/waterarticle.htm

About the author: A science enthusiast with a keen interest in health nutrition, Antonia has been intensely researching various dieting routines for several years now, weighing their highs and their lows, to bring readers the most interesting info and news in the field. While she is very excited about a high raw diet, she likes to keep a fair and balanced approach towards non-raw methods of food preparation as well.

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20/20 Hind-site is WORTHLESS if Your Children are Crippled For Life … Or Deceased … Wake Up !!!

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By: Roger Landry (TLB)

Our trust in the American government health agencies to protect our lives and our health has been decimated over the years as we (you and I) diligently do more and more research into the Corruption, Cronyism and Ineptitude that has infiltrated such entities as the CDC, FDA, EPA and the USDA. This is a fact that is forming a ground swell of protest that gains momentum daily.

We are blatantly aware that many of these agencies don’t even sing off the same music sheet, with one claiming a mechanism is perfectly safe (CDC) while the other (EPA) indicates the level of some vaccine components administered is extremely toxic to the human physiology (such as Mercury/Thimerosal and Aluminum in vaccines etc…).

America boasts the highest level of medical technology on this planet but suffers one of the highest rates of infant mortality of all modern industrialized nations … and we are the most vaccinated society on this planet by a huge margin … where does coincidence leave off and it’s a fact begin?

Now we will focus on a mechanism that proves the ultimate danger of vaccines with a clear blatancy that is beyond question by causing suffering on a huge scale. And then we compound this by the fact that in so many cases it is mandatory. The Hepatitis B vaccine is Known To Cause …

Lupus

Liver damage

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)

Multiple sclerosis

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And more …

Even the effectiveness of this vaccine is highly questionable after multiple doses, with each additional dose drastically increasing the chances of serious negative side affects!

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This so called prventitive medicine has proven to be one of the (if not the) most dangerous vaccines/vaccinations in our so-called benevolent governments arsenal of protection … but please dont just take our word for it, read on …

Family Health Freedom Network writes:

“In increasing numbers, parents across the country are contacting the National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) to report opposition to regulations being enacted by state health department officials that legally require children to be injected with three doses of hepatitis B vaccine before being allowed to attend daycare, kindergarten, elementary school, high school or college,” National Vaccine Information Center reads.

As a parent, it is still your decision whether or not to vaccinate your child. There is plenty of research out there to help guide you in this decision. Don’t let your doctor or the people around you be your only source of information. Do your research and determine the best solution for your child’s long-term health.

From Experimental Vaccines:

Federal Court Finds Vaccine Caused Fatal Lupus

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Federal Claims Court rules hepatitis vaccine caused fatal lupus (SLE)

Federal Court Admits Hepatitis B Vaccine Caused Fatal Auto-Immune Disorder

Hepatitis B Vaccination Causing Liver Damage

United States Court Admits Hepatitis B Vaccine Caused Fatal Autoimmune Disease

GSK Bacteria Contaminated Vaccines Given to Babies

The hepatitis B vaccine is linked to infant death, multiple sclerosis

Hospital Threatens to Seize Custody of Unvaccinated Newborn

Parents Question Forced Vaccination As Reports of Hepatitis B Vaccine Reactions Multiply

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Wednesday, January 08, 2014

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by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger
Editor of NaturalNews.com (See all articles…)
Tags: Metals Retention Factor, scientific discoveries, food toxicology

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(NaturalNews) This article explains the Metals Retention Factor (MRF), a food science breakthrough pioneered by Mike Adams. MRF stands for “Metals Retention Factor.” A video explaining the Metals Retention Factor in more detail is available here.

The existence of MRF means that many previous assumptions about foods and food toxicity are false. Previously, the assumption was the foods are fully broken down during digestion to release 100% of their elemental composition. This assumption turns out to be false. Foods, herbs and even dietary supplements actually retain a percentage of each toxic element they contain.
For example, one Traditional Chinese Medicine product tested by Adams retains around 70% of the lead it contains. Kelp granules tested by Adams retain 7% of the arsenic and 79% of the uranium they contain (http://labs.naturalnews.com/Kelp_Granules_Ma…). Wheat flour retains nearly 12% of the aluminum is contains (http://labs.naturalnews.com/Wheat_Flour_Hodg…), and dried squid retains almost one-third of the toxic cadmium it contains (http://labs.naturalnews.com/Saki_Ika_Squid_W…).
In general, whole, raw, unprocessed foods have been found by Adams to retain much higher quantities of toxic elements, while cooked, processed or refined foods have been found to retain very low quantities of toxic elements and heavy metals. The retention of toxic elements is aided by insoluble fibers naturally found in whole foods. On top of that, some foods have a mysterious natural “ionic affinity” for certain elements that vastly multiply their metals capturing capacity for those elements. For example, most seafood (fish, shrimp, scallops, etc.) have a natural affinity for binding with cesium. This actually creates an increased risk for seafood in the Pacific Ocean to absorb radioactive cesium-137 being washed into the ocean from the Fukushima catastrophe.

Adams’ discovery of the MRF means that nutritional products that lack natural fibers and are created through the isolation of food parts may present higher risk of heavy metals contamination for consumers. Juicing, for example, lacks all the protections of natural fibers. If the fresh produce used to create the juice is contaminated, there is no digestive defense against those toxic elements being absorbed into blood plasma. For this reason, fruits and vegetables used to make fresh juice need to be very carefully sourced to avoid contamination.

Learn more:  http://www.naturalnews.com/043437_Metals_Retention_Factor_scientific_discoveries_food_toxicology.html##ixzz2yXRaKE5d

 

Additional cautions on juicing, liquid minerals and vitamin powders

Similarly, liquid mineral supplements and vitamin / mineral powders need to be carefully looked at with additional testing to ensure they are not contaminated with toxic elements and heavy metals. Because they lack natural plant fibers, they suffer the same potential problem as fresh juice: even low levels of toxic elements can go right into blood plasma if they are present in the formulations. In other words, liquid minerals, vitamin powders and mineral powders need to be held to a much higher standard of cleanliness because they offer no natural buffers against the body’s absorption of toxic elements.

Mike Adams is currently conducting comprehensive research on liquid minerals, fresh juice, fresh produce and vitamin powders in order to document their MRF numbers and elemental composition.

How the MRF is determined

The following methodology was developed by Mike Adams, the “Health Ranger.” A scientific paper describing the process in more detail is currently being composed.
The MRF is determined by first analyzing the elemental composition of a known quantity of the target substance via ICP-MS (Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectroscopy). This process involves the use of nitric acid digestion and uses EPA-approved methodologies and external standards traceable to NIST standards. The ICP-MS used by Adams benefits from the presence of a Collision Reaction System (CRS) running He gas in conjunction with Argon to eliminate polyatomic interferences for vastly improved detection accuracy.
ICP-MS technology uses mass-to-charge ratio discrimination mass analyzers to determine the quantitative concentration of elements in any given solution.
While this sample is being analyzed via ICP-MS, a second sample of the same target substance is subjected to a digestion simulator designed to replicate as closely as possible the acidity, temperature, peristaltic motion and time duration of human digestion. This process involves the use of a precise quantity of a synthetic gastric acid made from high-purity (“trace grade”) liquids. Adams uses a proprietary digestion simulation processed he developed at the lab.
Following digestion, the substance solids are separated from the liquids using a process designed to approximate the properties of the intestinal wall, which allows soluble liquids to pass through the wall and enter blood plasma.

The separated liquids are then subjected to ICP-MS analysis at parts per trillion (ppt) resolution, providing a precise measurement of the concentration of each element in the resulting liquid. This is compared to a blank synthetic gastric acid liquid which is subjected to the same analysis before digestion in order to establish the “blank” concentrations or “background” of all elements.

This ppt data is then compared to the elemental composition of the original substance using a series of chemical equations also developed by Mike Adams which take into account the precise volume of gastric acid used as well as the precise mass of the substance being tested. For quality control, these equations also take into account the quantitative elemental composition of multiple blanks, mid-range calibration checks and post-run calibration checks to account for “analysis drift.”

The result is the MRF: a number between 0 and 1 which indicates what percentage of each element is retained by the solid matter vs. what percentage is released during digestion and allowed to enter blood plasma. An MRF of zero means the substance retains none of the element (releasing it all). An MRF of one means the substance retains all of the element. An MRF of .6 means the substance retains 60% of the element, releasing 40%.

In conducting this research, Mike Adams found that processed foods tended to have very low MRFs while intact, whole foods tended to have high MRFs. Processed sugars, starches and grains released most of their toxic elements into digestion, while foods high in insoluble fibers and pectins tended to retain the toxic elements and prevent them from being released into blood plasma. Adams will be published further research and, ultimately, many scientific papers that provide more precise details.
This research on the MRF has enormous implications for food safety, product formulations and national health care policies. It reveals, for example, that Chinese Medicine products containing high lead are not necessarily dangerous because many of them tend to retain their lead. Conversely, many processed foods which contain low levels of toxic heavy metals are actually more dangerous than superfoods with high heavy metals because processed foods have very low retention factors (and therefore tend to release toxic metals into blood plasma).
Adams’ pioneering research on the Metals Retention Factor immediately made Proposition 65 in California obsolete.
Metals Retention Factor data for hundreds of foods, superfoods, beverages and dietary supplements is in the process of being published at Labs.NaturalNews.com
The following video fully explains the discovery of the Metals Retention Factor:

Learn more:  http://www.naturalnews.com/043437_Metals_Retention_Factor_scientific_discoveries_food_toxicology.html#ixzz2yXJIuZRr

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mother-child-infertility

Vaccines have not been evaluated for causing infertility (read the vaccine insert).

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I have been investigating whether there is a proven link between vaccines and infertility. What I have uncovered will shock many readers because I have discovered that innocent women and girls in developing countries have been deliberately experimented on, with the use of infertility vaccines, for many years.

They are not the only victims. Recently several vaccines used worldwide have also been found to cause infertility, including the HPV vaccines and many of the swine flu vaccines.

My interest in the subject began after it was reported that the Japanese government had decided to withdraw its support for the HPV vaccine schedule. This decision came after the government received approximately 2000 reports from women and girls suffering adverse reactions, including long-term pain, numbness, paralysis and infertility. [1]

This does not mean that Japan has banned or suspended the program, as the vaccines will still be available to anyone wishing to receive them. However, the medical provider will automatically inform anyone wishing to receive the HPV vaccines Gardasil or Cervarix that the Japanese government no longer supports the HPV vaccine program.

This Shot Changed One Girl’s Life Forever

Over the years, a range of adverse reactions have been reported worldwide after the HPV vaccinations. However, the discovery that the HPV vaccine has been found to cause infertility in some women has only been publicized more recently.

In 2012, the British Medical Journal published a paper by Dr. Deidrie Little titled Premature Ovarian Failure 3 Years After Menarche in a 16 Year-Old Girl Following Human Papillomavirus Vaccination, in which Dr. Little detailed the case of a sixteen year-old girl suffering from premature menopause after receiving the HPV vaccine Gardasil. The summary of the paper states:

“Premature ovarian failure in a well adolescent is a rare event. Its occurrence raises important questions about causation, which may signal other systemic concerns. This patient presented with amenorrhoea after identifying a change from her regular cycle to irregular and scant periods following vaccinations against human papillomavirus. She declined the oral contraceptives initially prescribed for amenorrhoea. The diagnostic tasks were to determine the reason for her secondary amenorrhoea and then to investigate for possible causes of the premature ovarian failure identified.

Although the cause is unknown in 90% of cases, the remaining chief identifiable causes of this condition were excluded. Premature ovarian failure was then notified as a possible adverse event following this vaccination. The young woman was counselled regarding preservation of bone density, reproductive implications and relevant follow-up. This event could hold potential implications for population health and prompts further inquiry.” [2]

As the BMJ charges a fee to read their articles, interested readers can find a report about the case on the Weekly Briefing of the Population Research Institute’s website. The report states that Dr. Little said that before the sixteen year-old received the vaccine Gardasil during the fall of 2008, her menstrual cycle was perfectly normal. However, by January 2009, her cycle had become irregular, and over the course of the next two years, her menses (bleeds) had become increasingly irregular. By 2011, she had ceased menstruating altogether.

The Weekly Briefing stated:

“In the Australian case, after testing the levels of numerous hormones, and the function of various internal organs, the girl was diagnosed by Dr. Little as having “premature ovarian failure”, which is defined as “the presence of menopausal gonadotrophin levels in association with over 3 months of amenorrhoea or oligomenorrhoea before age 40 years.”

Further testing confirmed that all of her eggs—every last one—were dead. She was and is totally and irrevocably infertile.”

The Weekly Briefing article has since been removed, but a complete copy of the article can be found on several websites, including Population Research Institute. [3]

Thousands of Women Are Now Infertile Because of Vaccines

It is extremely unusual for a girl of this age to enter early menopause. So, we must ask ourselves, was it the vaccine that caused her symptoms or was it something else?

I decided to research if there were any other reports or papers on the subject of vaccination and infertility. I was horrified by what I discovered.

I found a total of 56 research papers listed on PubMed relating to contraceptive vaccines, dating as far back as 1977. No doubt a researcher entering a range of different search terms could come up with many more. [4]

This led me to question whether or not vaccines were being manufactured deliberately to cause infertility. One paper in particular, published in 1989, written by G.P. Talwar and R. Raghupathy titled Anti-Fertility Vaccines appears to suggest that they are. The authors stated:

“Vaccines are under development for the control of fertility in males and females. This review discusses developments in anti-fertility vaccines at the National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India.

A single injection procedure for the sterilization or castration of male animals depending on the site at which the injection is given, has passed through field testing and is expected to be on the market in the near future.” [5]

It is difficult to judge from this abstract whether these vaccines were being developed for use on humans or animals. However, further research has led me to believe that these vaccines were being developed for humans, because not long after this paper was published, vaccines were administered to women and children in a number of countries, including Nicaragua, Mexico, and the Philippines, causing many of them to become infertile.

Why Weren’t Men or Boys Given This “Tetanus” Vaccine?

In 1994, the World Health Organization gave many women in developing countries aged between 15 and 45 a tetanus vaccine containing a birth control drug.

An organization known as The Comite became suspicious of the protocols surrounding the vaccines and obtained several vials for testing. It was discovered that some of the vials contained human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), a naturally occurring hormone essential for maintaining a pregnancy.

However, when combined with a tetanus toxoid carrier, this vaccine essentially causes a woman’s body to produce antibodies against pregnancy, forcing her body to abort her unborn baby. The ThinkTwice Global Vaccine Institute, reporting on the story, stated:

“In nature the hCG hormone alerts the woman’s body that she is pregnant and causes the release of other hormones to prepare the uterine lining for the implantation of the fertilized egg. The rapid rise in hCG levels after conception makes it an excellent marker for confirmation of pregnancy: when a woman takes a pregnancy test she is not tested for the pregnancy itself, but for the elevated presence of hCG.

However, when introduced into the body coupled with a tetanus toxoid carrier, antibodies will be formed not only against tetanus but also against hCG. In this case the body fails to recognize hCG as a friend and will produce anti-hCG antibodies. The antibodies will attack subsequent pregnancies by killing the hCG which naturally sustains a pregnancy; when a woman has sufficient anti-hCG antibodies in her system, she is rendered incapable of maintaining a pregnancy.” [6]

Curiously, no men, boys or babies were vaccinated during the program. The only people vaccinated with this particular vaccine were women aged between 15 and 45. Was it a coincidence that these vaccines were only given to women of childbearing age? After all, anyone can contract tetanus, can’t they?

If The Comite had not become suspicious, then no one would have been any wiser. However, the question now remains: Was this a deliberate attempt by the WHO to reduce the population? The answer may lay in a paper written in 1997.

Girls and Women as Fertility Control Guinea Pigs

In 1997, another paper by G.P. Talwar titled Vaccines for Control of Fertility and Hormone Dependent Cancers was published by Immunology and Cell Biology. The author stated in the introduction:

“The twentieth century is marked by an unprecedented rise in the population. Four billion people will be added to the world population in 73 years of this century, whereas the global population attained the two billion mark only in 1927. In India, the population increases by 18 million per year, equivalent to the entire population of Australia.

Although a number of methods are available for contraception, they are not suited to many people in economically developing countries and according to the World Health Organization (WHO), the contraceptive needs of 350 million couples are unmet.” [7]

At first glance, it appears that the scientists were trying to develop a vaccine to use as an alternative method of contraception, to be offered at fertility clinics; that is, until you read deeper into the paper.

On page 185 in the section titled Operational Strategy, the author stated:

“Both hCG and LHRH are self hormones in humans and are poor antigens. To improve their immunogenicity, they are derivatized with haptenic groups as followed by Stevens ct al. in their initial studies or they are chemically linked to carriers to enlist T helper cell activity. We used carriers, first tetanus toxoid (TT) and later diphtheria toxoid (DT) or cholera toxin chain B (CTB). Tetanus accounts a large mortality of women at the time of delivery, which in developing countries, often occurs in places other than maternity homes/clinics. TT conjugates conferred immunoprophylactic benefit against tetanus, besides overcoming immunological tolerance to the self hormone. Diversification of carriers on repeat immunization avoided hyperimmunization against a given carrier and carrier-induced immunosuppression.”

Reading on, the section titled Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, reads as follows:

“Human chorionic gonadotropin was a preferred choice as a target for a contraceptive vaccine of three groups of investigators. Although the existence of’ leaky genes making small amounts of hCG in the non-pregnant state has been observed by William Odell. the hormone thus made is not conspicuous in its bioactivity nor appreciable in amount, hCG is a definite marker of pregnancy, when trophoblastic and other tumours are excluded. Its synthesis and secretion begins at the pre-implantation stage, as observed in the vitro-fertilized human embryo. It is involved in implantation since marmoset (south or central American monkey) embryos exposed to anti-phCG antibodies do not implant.’”

The author continued by adding:

“Interception of conception by anti-hCG antibodies is also supported by phase II clinical trials where no lengthening of the luteal phase was observed in women who were protected from becoming pregnant. As pregnancy is deemed to begin only after implantation of the embryo to the endometrium. hCG vaccine by preventing it is not an abortifacient but a contraceptive vaccine. hCG is also required for corpus luteum support and production of progesterone during the first 7 weeks until the placenta takes over. It thus has a role in both establishing and supporting pregnancy. Its chemistry was known by the early 1970s and it could be purified from pregnancy urine.”

These vaccines appear to be strikingly similar to the vaccines that were given to the women in developing countries for tetanus in 1994, just three years earlier, which were also found to contain the hormone hCG.

So, were the women and children living in developing countries in 1994 deliberately experimented on? It certainly appears that they were, as the vaccine trials using the tetanus vaccine on women and girls of childbearing age took place three years before this paper was written.

Another point that should be mentioned here is the fact that these trials were unethical, and yet there is no mention of an ethics committee. Were members of an ethics committee ever consulted before any of these vaccines were administered?

Massive Increase in Fetal Deaths After Pregnant Moms Receive Flu Vaccine

The tetanus vaccines were given in the 1990s and yet vaccines are said to be causing infertility still today. Other than the HPV vaccines, which I discussed earlier, Fluarix, the vaccine manufactured by GSK against the swine flu, has also been reported to cause infertility. [8]

In fact, the information given on the prescribing information sheet states that the vaccine has not been evaluated for the impairment of fertility and that it is not known whether Fluarix can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman or if it can affect reproduction capacity. [9]

In other words, it is possible that this vaccine can lead to infertility!

Despite this information being readily available on the Internet, pregnant women are still being recommended to receive various flu vaccines every year.

Documentation received from the National Coalition of Organized Women (NCOW) states that between 2009 and 2010, the mercury-laden combined flu vaccinations increased Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting Systems (VAERS) fetal death reports by 4,250 percent in pregnant women.

Eileen Dannerman from NCOW stated that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) deliberately misled the nation’s obstetricians and gynecologists and colluded with the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (AJOG) to mislead the public by advertising the flu vaccine as a safe vaccine for pregnant women when they knew fully well that it was causing a massive spike in fetal deaths. [10]

Conclusion

What I have discovered, I am sure that many would agree, is absolutely horrific. It appears that many of the recommended vaccinations are known by the governments and pharmaceutical industries to cause infertility. Many of these vaccines are mandatory. We need to ask ourselves why our governments are deliberately force-vaccinating us with vaccines known to cause infertility.

Another question we need to ask is why are so many studies being funded to study the subject area surrounding vaccines and infertility.

Many leading professionals believe that these vaccines are being offered as part of a global depopulation plan. We need to ask ourselves whether or not our governments have the right to play God with our lives without our knowledge or consent.

I believe it is high time that we took back the control of our own lives and researched all vaccinations thoroughly before we agree to be vaccinated. Ultimately, it is each person’s decision whether or not they should be vaccinated, and the only way that we can make an informed choice about vaccinations is to be fully informed of the facts before agreeing to be vaccinated.

I have proven, by referencing documents, articles and scientific papers, that a series of vaccines are being developed that are known to cause infertility. These vaccines have been and still are being administered to innocent people without their knowledge or consent. Surely, this practice is not only unethical, it is criminal.

 

Additional Information:

To learn more, please read this article on the Natural News website.

 

References

1. http://www.naturalnews.com/041099_gardasil_side_effect_japan_infertility.html

2. http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2012/bcr-2012-006879.abstract

3. http://pop.org/content/teenage-girl-becomes-infertile-after-gardasil-vaccination

4. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?orig_db=PubMed…

5. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2665354

6. http://thinktwice.com/birthcon.htm

7. http://www.nature.com/icb/journal/v75/n2/abs/icb199726a.html

8. http://www.infowars.com/polysorbate-80-in-swine-flu-vaccines-infertility-in-humans/

9. http://preventdisease.com/news/pdf/FLUARIX_2009LatestPackageInsert_us_fluarix.pdf

10. http://vactruth.com/2012/11/23/flu-shot-spikes-fetal-death/#sthash.eg67UXq2.dpuf

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