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Do Doctors Really Believe In Vaccination?

It's Thanksgiving in the US, and for the rest of the world it is never a bad time to give thanks for all of our blessings.
There are many who count vaccines as one of the major blessings of the modern age, as they allegedly save thousands from the threat of harmful diseases.

Yet our confidence in the effectiveness of vaccines...
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Is the CDC Covering Up a Vaccine-Autism Link?

The link between autism and the Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine (MMR) has been proposed for years, but has always been emphatically denied by the medical profession.

Many previously healthy children appeared to have developed Autism, a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impaired social interaction, verbal and non-verbal...
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Mysteries of Autism Revealed

Autism is a mysterious and complex disorder, the causes of which are, as yet, unknown. A new study published recently in the journal Nature may have found clues for early diagnosis which could allow doctors to halt or slow down progress of the condition.
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A Shot to Prevent Cancer

What if we could get a vaccine that would prevent us from getting cancer, by causing our immune systems to protect us from it--just like a flu shot does. This may be on the way.

Our immune systems have trouble recognizing cancer cells as dangerous, so it does not act to destroy them. But we may be able to manipulate our body's...
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After You Get That Shot, Go to Sleep

Time to get that flu shot! When you get a vaccination during the day, consider taking a sleeping pill before you go to bed that night, because a new study shows that poor sleep can reduce the effectiveness of vaccines. In fact, sleep duration is directly tied to vaccine immune...
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Why Your Flu Shot May Not Work

It's time to get your flu shot! But it may not be as effective if you're overweight. A new study provides evidence explaining a phenomenon that was noticed for the first time during the 2009 H1N1 flu outbreak: that obesity is associated with an impaired immune...
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Doctors Make a Dangerous Decision

Representative Michele Bachmann, who may be the Republican candidate in 2012, has been quoted as saying that the vaccine to prevent cervical cancer is "dangerous." Meanwhile, her husband runs a religious clinic that tries to turn gays "straight." It turns out that...
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Some incredible vaccines are arriving soon, including one that could help you quit smoking and another that might prevent women from getting breast cancer. And new DISSOLVING microneedles mean they won't hurt, either.

Researchers say they've developed a vaccine prevents breast cancer from developing in mice--will it work for human women...

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California May Ban Mercury in Vaccines

With the frightening rise in autism over the past ten yearshas come an increasing concern that thimerosal, amercury-based preservative used in vaccines, may be responsible.

Thus far, most medical studies have not revealed aconnection between thimerosal and autism, and the vaccineindustry continues to use the preservative in vaccines...

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