Top Ten Reasons Why Cigarette Butts are so Toxic to the Environment

Added April 29, 2018, Under: Environment, Top 10, Vaccines

You cannot help but be turned off by the sight of piles of discarded cigarette butts.  If smokers have to smoke, the very least they could do is to dispose of the remains of their habit in a responsible way. They are the number one item of refuse found on California and many other highways and of course they do not decompose quickly nor completely. Cigarette butts are the most common form of litter with an estimated 4.5 trillion cigarette butts thrown ...


Top 10 Insights To Share On The Subject Of Shingles

Added December 6, 2015, Under: Children's Health, Diseases, Doctors, Drugs, Health, Vaccines

We are encouraged to view chicken pox as a dangerous disease that children should not be allowed to develop. However, it is not life threatening and it is actually the natural form of defence (as you grow older) from a far more serious condition – shingles. 1. Shingles is more common in those over the age of 50 but, by exposing yourself to the chickenpox virus as a child, you can significantly lower your risk of developing shingles in those later years. 2. ...


The Shingles Shot & Should You Succumb?

Added October 9, 2015, Under: Diseases, Health, Vaccines

One of the results of having some vaccine shots can be the shedding that can take place. There is a vaccine that is recommended for those over the age of 60 or 70 in an attempt to prevent the onset of shingles to the vulnerable. This shingles vaccine is just one example of those that shed live virus, even continuing to do so for many weeks or months afterwards - to possibly infect those around. What happens when the shingles vaccine sheds? Recent ...


Some Thoughts On Forced Vaccinations

Added June 5, 2015, Under: Children's Health, Diseases, Doctors, Health, Vaccines

For many months now, and especially following the much publicized “Disneyland measles outbreak”, there have been endless articles and discussions on the pros and cons of vaccines. It has got to the point where the backlash against those who want the choice of whether or not they inject their children with vaccines has become really vicious. There have been calls for mandatory vaccination without the option of an exemption (medical, religious or otherwise) and some USA states have already started the legislation ...


Is The Use of Bleach In The Home Leading To Increased Infections In Children?

Added April 10, 2015, Under: Children's Health, Diseases, Environment, Parents, Vaccines, Vitamin D

Advertisers have greatly aided and abetted a household trend in recent years to free our homes of the slightest possibility of any germs being allowed to lurk - undetected. The sales of disinfecting cleaning products has rocketed as a result. New research from Europe Now researchers from the University of Leuven in Belgium have raised health concerns about the use of bleach, saying: “The frequent use of disinfecting cleaning products – caused by an erroneous belief, reinforced by advertising, that our home ...


The Dilemma of Vitamin K Shots & Your Newborn

Added September 22, 2014, Under: Babies, Children's Health, New Moms, Parents, Pregnancy, Vaccines

In the UK, parents of new babies are routinely asked if they would like their baby to have supplementary vitamin K. They are told that this is needed to make blood clot and prevent excessive internal bleeding. In 1961, after nearly 2 decades of research had been published, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended giving Vitamin K shots after birth. This practice has been the standard of care in the USA ever since. As with any vaccine schedule today, there are those ...


Autism & Its Impact On Our Future

Added July 14, 2014, Under: Children's Health, Environment, Vaccines, Vitamin D

One of the most controversial subjects on the internet these days (and especially social media) has to be autism. The stats point to autism increasing at an alarming rate to epidemic proportions and yet, instead of working together to find the cause or indeed causes (and a possible solution), the bickering continues and intensifies. Meanwhile, more and more children are affected and, as they grow into adulthood, a whole generation will be dealing with the consequences. According to research scientist Stephanie Seneff ...


Has the Modern Peanut Allergy Scare Been Blown Up Out of All Proportion? |

Added February 8, 2014, Under: Children's Health, Diets, Vaccines

According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, the peanut allergy is one of the most common causes of food-related death, with some 3.3 million being allergic to nuts. Nevertheless, in spite of what you might have gathered from the media, more than twice that number are actually allergic to seafood – and there is very little publicity about this. There is an increasing body of medical opinion that the measures taken in response to the threat may be an ...


Myths & Legends Surrounding the Tetanus Shot |

Added January 18, 2014, Under: Diseases, Vaccines

There is a lot of fear about tetanus and anyone who gets bitten by a dog or a cat or cuts themselves badly - where they need to go to their doctor or the ER - is immediately encouraged to have a tetanus shot. But is that necessary or even advisable? What is tetanus? Tetanus is the name of a condition you get when the bacterium Clostridium tetani enters your body and flourishes with its own life cycle. The word “flourishes” is ...


Should You Be Concerned About What is Being Injected Into Your Child’s Body? |

Added April 27, 2013, Under: Children's Health, Parents, Vaccines

  When I thought about writing this post, it was going to be about flu vaccines and perhaps touching on other forms of immunization but I quickly realized that there is so much information, so much controversy and so much “not sitting on the fence” that the two each warranted a post of their own. So this one is about vaccinating children Back in the day (namely the 1970s) I never questioned the need to have my own children vaccinated – it was ...

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