Written by Jeanne Ohm, D.C.
Tuesday, 19 May 2009 10:27
Family Wellness First
The E-newsletter for Parents to Make Informed Health Care Choices
Mercury and Vaccines
The Rotavirus Vaccine is Back
British Gov't Accused of Neglect over MMR Vaccine
The Newest Pathways
C- Section Survey
Check this out: NIH Requesting Public Comment: Cesarean Delivery on Maternal Request. To participate, visit: http://www.nichd.nih.gov/cdbpm/pp/cesarean_delivery.htm
More on Vaccines:
CDC FAILURE TO REMOVE MERCURY FROM VACCINES:
Newly obtained documents reveal that three weeks after the PHS/AAP statement, SmithKline Beecham (SB), now GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), sent a letter to the CDC echoing thimerosal worries, and indicated that the DTaP vaccine was of particular concern. The vaccine maker offered a partial solution with thimerosal-free Infanrix, stating that it could be produced to meet the U.S. demand at least through the first half of 2000, bringing the AAP, CDC, and PHS "much closer to their stated objectives of thimerosal free vaccines in the U.S."
Read the entire article here: http://www.a-champ.org/cdcmercuryremoval.html
New Study Shows Declining Autism Cases Tied to Removal of Mercury From Vaccines:
A new study published 3/1/06 shows that the rate of neurodevelopmental disorders (NDs) in children has decreased following removal of thimerosal, a preservative containing the neurotoxin mercury, from American childhood vaccines. The study, published in the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons, a peer reviewed journal, by Dr. Mark Geier and David Geier examined two independent databases maintained by the government – one national and one state. The Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS) database maintained by the Centers for Disease Control and the Californian Department of Developmental Services (CDDS) database each showed the same downward trend for the period from 2002 through 2005. According to the study “[t]he results indicate that the trends in newly diagnosed NDs correspond directly with the expansion and subsequent contraction of the cumulative mercury dose to which children were exposed from [thimerosal-containing vaccines] through the U.S. immunization schedule.”
Read the entire article here.
Read the entire study here.
Former British Science Chief: 'MMR fears coming true'
A former Government medical officer responsible for deciding whether medicines are safe has accused the Government of "utterly inexplicable complacency" over the MMR triple vaccine for children.
Dr Peter Fletcher, who was Chief Scientific Officer at the Department of Health, said if it is proven that the jab causes autism, "the refusal by governments to evaluate the risks properly will make this one of the greatest scandals in medical history".
Read more here
Rotavirus Vaccine Back!!
Unfortunately, the rotavirus vaccine is back . After it's initial debut back in the 90's where its experimental and investigational use caused deaths in infants, it is back once again to be tested on our infants. Read about it here: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/524094?src=mp
Our Newest Pathways:
The ICPA quarterly magazine, Pathways (Issue 9) is out.
Our Feature article is about co-sleeping and the erroneous claims that it contributes to SIDS. This article shows the numerous benefits for co-sleeping and how it may very well prevent SIDS.
Other pertinent article topics include: The reality about being Overdue, How to Avoid a C-Section and Breastfeeding in Public.
To insure your home delivery of this current edition, or for gift giving Pathways individual subscriptions are an ideal gift.
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