Tuesday, May 28, 2024

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— William Wilberforce

Study Finds Aluminum in Vaccines May Raise Asthma Risks

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A new federally funded study has found a possible association between aluminum-containing inactivated vaccines injected into children under age two and the risk of developing asthma before age five. Researchers are urging caution in interpretation of the results of the retrospective observational study and say more research is needed to confirm the findings.1 Researchers gathered […]

Ticks, Mammal Vaccine Ingredients and Alpha-gal Allergy

tick and forceps

Alpha-gal syndrome (AGS), the delayed, potentially fatal red meat allergy acquired through tick bites, has increased dramatically in the United States, and cases have also been reported in Sweden, Germany and Australia.1 As of 2013, more than 5,000 people in the Southwest U.S. have been diagnosed with the condition.2 In 2007, Scott Commins, MD, an […]

504 Plans for Special Needs Children: The New Normal

holding hand of boy in a wheelchair

Every fall I meet with teachers and school officials to review my children’s 504 plans to protect them from anaphylactic shock. This back-to-school ritual has become so routine that we hardly give it a second thought. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 protects people with disabilities and other qualifying health conditions from discrimination […]

Half of America’s Kids Suffer from Chronic Illness and It’s Getting Worse

two teenagers

It is hard to imagine a country where half of the children born will be diagnosed with autism. Yet, that is the scenario that senior research scientist Stephanie Seneff, PhD of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) thinks the United States may face in 2025. I wrote about this in my last article in The […]

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