Tag Archive for immunizations

Pharmacist is anti-vax, objects to giving immunizations

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I admit, this gave me a headache. Pharmacist who worked in Ontario sues Walgreens over vaccination rule. Edwin DeWitt worked in Ontario for about five years before his refusal to give immunizations prompted a fight with the company that is headed for a jury trial. DeWitt has practiced Kriya Yoga and followed its tenets since…

American Airlines relents, ditches AVN promotion (Updated: Meryl’s mad)

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Likely in response to the overwhelming negative reaction to their decision to air a promotion from an anti-vax organization… Shame on you American Airlines. Anti-vax harms kids.(Updated: AmerAir defends the ad) and the huge following of the Bad Astronomy blog, American Airlines has decided not to air the AVN interview or include the information in…

How do homeopathic vaccines work? 200 year old magic

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Warning on homoeopathy vaccines Doctors are warning people not to trust homoeopathic whooping cough vaccines while health authorities fail to stop those advertising them during an epidemic that has claimed lives. Immunisation specialist at the Royal Children’s Hospital Dr Nigel Crawford said there was no evidence to support homoeopathic vaccines for whooping cough, which can…

Doctors losing patience with patients over vaccinations

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Pediatricians get more firm when parents refuse vaccines Dr. Lori Breaux knows firsthand why an unvaccinated child is a health risk. Her 2-week-old infant ended up in an intensive care unit with whooping cough after she had treated a patient with the disease while pregnant. She’s one of many pediatricians who are taking tougher stands…

Measles outbreak around Liverpool, U.K. Why? The obvious.

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HPA – Measles update 29 February 2012. There are now 36 laboratory confirmed measles cases in and around Liverpool and the numbers are continuing to grow. A further 35 probable cases are under investigation and numerous reports from GPs are in the process of being followed up. The majority of the cases are in Liverpool…

Once again, research shows mercury and autism is NOT linked

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Mercury, Autism Not Linked, Study Finds | Urine Mercury Levels No Different in Kids with Autism | LiveScience. Mercury does not cause autism, another study now concludes. The levels of mercury in the urine of children with autism were no higher than urine mercury levels of children without the condition, the study from England found. The…